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Seoul Semiconductor files patent litigation for infringement of 12 Acrich patents

09/19/2017  Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. announced on Sept. 19, 2017 that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit, together with its affiliate, Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd., against Archipelago Lighting, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

More than 45,000 expected at SEMICON Taiwan 2017

09/12/2017  Upbeat about the growth prospects of Taiwan's electronics sector, more than 45,000 visitors are expected to attend SEMICON Taiwan 2017 which opens tomorrow at Taipei's Nangang Exhibition Center.

Fab equipment spending breaking industry records

09/12/2017  2017 fab equipment spending (new and refurbished) is expected to increase by 37 percent, reaching a new annual spending record of about US$55 billion.

Defects in next-generation solar cells can be healed with light

09/06/2017  Researchers have shown that defects in the molecular structure of perovskites - a material which could revolutionise the solar cell industry - can be "healed" by exposing it to light and just the right amount of humidity.

Equipment forecast: $49.4 billion

09/01/2017  In 2018, 7.7 percent growth is expected, resulting in another record-breaking year—totaling $53.2 billion for the global semiconductor equipment market.

TV market: Quantum dots reinforce LCD positioning, faced with the OLED solutions

08/31/2017  How will the competitive landscape evolve, especially with OLED solutions?

SparkLabs launches $50M early-stage fund for South Korea

08/25/2017  SparkLabs Group, a network of accelerators and funds, is launching a $50 million early-stage fund (Series A & B) primarily focused on South Korea.

Samsung’s new Q-series LED linear modules offer superior efficacy to improve premium indoor lighting

08/24/2017  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of the “Q-series,” a new line-up of LED linear modules for use in premium indoor luminaire applications where an exceptionally high level of light efficacy* is required.

ROHM's new ultra-compact low profile 2-color chip LEDs

08/24/2017  Industry-small form factor contributes to thinner, more vibrant displays in industrial and consumer devices.

Infrared laser: At the heart of the industry in coming years

08/23/2017  In a depressed visible LED industry, manufacturers are looking at new opportunities to increase their revenues and margins. In this context, the IR LED market is perceived as a potential new ‘blue ocean’ with attractive opportunities for those players.

Stretchable biofuel cells extract energy from sweat to power wearable devices

08/22/2017  A team of engineers has developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat and are capable of powering electronics, such as LEDs and Bluetooth radios.

Textured LED gives green light to Li-Fi

08/10/2017  Standard light-emitting diodes (LEDs) used for home lighting can now transmit data more rapidly between electronic devices.

What is the status of III-N technology?

08/03/2017  The III-N semiconductor family has attracted significant research attention over the last 25 years, resulting in intensive patenting activity, with a substantial increase during the past decade.

Rudolph expanding its presence in China for AMOLED display lithography

08/02/2017  A second FPD manufacturer in China orders JetStep G system for next-gen AMOLED displays.

Seoul Semiconductor achieves continuous revenue growth

08/01/2017  The year over year rise in automotive lighting sales proved highly profitable for the company.

Kuala Lumpur debut for SEMICON Southeast Asia in 2018

08/01/2017  SEMICON Southeast Asia will make its debut in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 8-10 at the new Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC).

What’s next in leading edge semiconductor manufacturing?

07/27/2017  Solid State Technology will be conducting a new survey will take aim at understanding what this evolution means to the semicon-ductor manufacturing industry supply chain in terms of the technology that will be needed.

Brewer Science earns Perfect Quality Award from ON Semiconductor

07/27/2017  Brewer Science announced this week that the company was selected by ON Semiconductor to receive the prestigious Perfect Quality Award.

UV-C LED research company selects Veeco MOCVD system for nanowire on graphene development

07/24/2017  CrayoNano will use the system to grow semiconductor nanowires on graphene for water disinfection, air purification, food processing and life science applications.

TrendForce reports 'micro LED-like' products will be available in 2018

07/21/2017  Breakthroughs in mass transfer have yet to materialize.




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Materials

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Success in electronics manufacturing increasingly relies on the materials used in production and packaging. More than 50 different elements from the periodic table are now used in semiconductor manufacturing, and the list grows even longer when you consider the requirements of flexible/printed electronics, LEDs, compound semiconductors, power electronics, displays, MEMS and bioelectronics. In this webcast, experts will focus on changing material requirements, the evolving material supply chain, recent advances in process and packaging materials and substrates, and the role new materials such as carbon nanotubes will play in the future.

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MEMS

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MEMS have quite different process and material requirements compared to mainstream microprocessor and memory types of devices. We will explore the latest trends in MEMS devices – including sensor fusion, biosensors, energy harvesting – new manufacturing challenges and potential equipment and materials solutions to those challenges.

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Interconnects

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This webcast will examine the state-of-the-art in conductors and dielectrics, -- including contacts and Metal1 through global level -- pre-metal dielectrics, associated planarization, necessary etch, strip and cleans, embedded passives, global and intermediate TSVs for 3D, as well as reliability, system, and performance issues.

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Testing PAs under Digital Predistortion and Dynamic Power Supply Conditions

The power amplifier (PA) – as either a discrete component or part of an integrated front end module (FEM) – is one of the most integral RF integrated circuits (RFICs) in the modern radio. In Part 2 of this white paper series, you will learn different techniques for testing PAs via an interactive white paper with multiple how-to videos.September 06, 2017
Sponsored by National Instruments

Learn the Basics of Power Amplifier and Front End Module Measurements

The power amplifier (PA) – as either a discrete component or part of an integrated front end module (FEM) – is one of the most integral RF integrated circuits (RFICs) in the modern radio. Download this white paper to learn the basics of testing RF PAs and FEMs via an interactive white paper with multiple how-to videos.May 22, 2017
Sponsored by National Instruments

Wafer Handler Predictive Monitor and Equipment Verification, Excursion Detection, Defect Reduction & Tool Matching

Consistent equipment performance, avoiding unscheduled downtime, reducing defects and preventing excursions is key to reducing cost and improving die and line yield in semiconductor manufacturing. The fully automated InnerSense SmartWafer (SMW2) system addresses these key metrics. The SMW2 system is effectively being used as a predictive monitor for handler PM’s, a leading indicator for mechanical defects and can detect, predict and prevent most mechanical related excursions, including wafer damage that can lead to subsequent wafer breakage. The SMW2 system can further improve tool availability by improving post PM recovery and tool matching.January 24, 2017
Sponsored by InnerSense

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ISS 2018
Half Moon Bay, CA
http://www.semi.org/en/ISS
January 15, 2018 - January 18, 2018
DesignCon
Santa Clara, CA
http://www.designcon.com/
January 30, 2018 - February 01, 2018
2018FLEX
Monterey, CA
http://www.semi.org/en/2018flex
February 12, 2018 - February 15, 2018
IPC APEX EXPO
San Diego, CA
http://www.ipcapexexpo.org/html/default.htm
February 24, 2018 - March 01, 2018
LithoVision 2018
San Jose, CA
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February 25, 2018 - February 25, 2018


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