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AMOLED panel shipments surge in Q2

10/16/2013  Largely driven by demand from upscale Samsung smartphones, particularly the Galaxy S4, global shipments of high-end active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) display panels posted impressive sequential growth of 16 percent in the second quarter.

Wagon-wheel pasta shape for better LEDs

10/09/2013  "Rotelle" molecules depolarize light, more efficient than "spaghetti"

Marrying diversification, innovation with high-volume manufacturing – the MEMS puzzle

10/08/2013  The explosive growth of the iPhone motion sensing smart phone market has pushed the MEMS industry into high-volume demand. Can they meet demand?

Bright, laser-based lighting devices

09/27/2013  To meet the ever-escalating demand for more lighting in more places and to improve the bulbs used in sports stadiums, car headlights and street lamps, scientists are scrambling to create better light-emitting diodes (LEDs) -- solid state lighting devices that are more energy efficient than conventional incandescent or fluorescent light sources.

A new photoresist technology for organic semiconductors enabling submicron patterns

09/26/2013  Fujifilm and imec have developed a new photoresist technology for organic semiconductors that enables the realization of submicron patterns.

Emergence of low price LED solutions are pushing technology adoption toward general lighting

09/25/2013  Growth of the LED industry has come initially from the small display application and has been driven forward by the LCD display application.

LED Waves introduces updated LED T8 tube light

09/20/2013  The 4 foot fluorescent tube replacement features all-new LEDs and two brightness levels.

SEMI book-to-bill ratio indicates bookings decline

09/19/2013  North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $1.06 billion in orders worldwide in August 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98, according to the August EMDS Book-to-Bill Report published today by SEMI.

Mobility now driving the industry

09/18/2013  It’s apparent that the world’s appetite for electronics has never been greater. That has increasingly taken the form of mobile electronics, including smartphones, tablets and tablets and the new “phablets.” People want to watch movies and live sports on their phones.

Toward a truly white organic LED

09/13/2013  By inserting platinum atoms into an organic semiconductor, University of Utah physicists were able to "tune" the plastic-like polymer to emit light of different colors – a step toward more efficient, less expensive and truly white organic LEDs for light bulbs of the future.

Flexible OLED market to rise to $100 million in 2014

09/11/2013  Following Samsung’s introduction of the first flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products this year, demand for these elastic displays is expected to grow by more than a factor of four next year, with sales reaching nearly $100 million in 2014.
 


AMOLED compensation circuit patent analysis

09/10/2013  OLED, a self-light-emitting diode, has been touted as the next big thing in display technology for its exceptional properties including no need for a backlight, wide viewing angle, quick responding speed and low current consumption.

New kind of ultraviolet LED could lead to portable, low-cost devices

09/10/2013  Commercial uses for ultraviolet (UV) light are growing, and now a new kind of LED under development at The Ohio State University could lead to more portable and low-cost uses of the technology.

Imec and Veeco to collaborate on GaN-on-Si devices for LEDs and power electronics

09/03/2013  Nanoelectronics research center imec of Belgium and Veeco Instruments Inc. are collaborating on a project aimed at lowering the cost of producing gallium nitride on silicon-based power devices and LEDs.

Annual revenue for networked lighting controls will surpass $5.3B by 2020

08/30/2013  The market for lighting controls in commercial buildings has entered a period of dramatic transformation, as the demand for both local controls rises.

The flexible OLED sector grows slower than expected

08/27/2013 

After experiencing runaway growth in recent years, the OLED display market is gearing up to make another big leap.

O2Micro introduces 3-way LED bulb driver controller with power factor correction

08/26/2013 

O2Micro(R) International Limited today introduced the patent pending OZ2083 3-Way LED Bulb Driver Controller with Power Factor Correction.

Device for capturing signatures uses tiny LEDs created with piezo-phototronic effect

08/12/2013 

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology want to put your signature up in lights – tiny lights, that is. Using thousands of nanometer-scale wires, the researchers have developed a sensor device that converts mechanical pressure – from a signature or a fingerprint – directly into light signals that can be captured and processed optically.

Cost competitiveness of 6-inch LED chips outstrip that of 4-inch by 2015

08/09/2013 

Displaybank's recent market report on the cost competiveness of LED chips. This report conducts a thorough analysis on the supply price history, trends and forecast of main materials that compose packaged LEDs across the entire LED value chain.

Demand for key raw material set to double as LED market booms

08/07/2013 

Global demand for precursor, a material used in manufacturing of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), is set to more than double from 2012 to 2016, as the market for LED lighting booms.




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TECHNOLOGY PAPERS



UV LED Curing for the Electronics Industry

This paper provides an introduction to UV LED curing and the many benefits UV LED curing provides for bonding and coating applications in the electronics industry. Product manufacturers, machine builders, and chemistry formulators will gain an understanding of the benefits and how to apply UV LED curing in manufacturing processes. Included are specific examples of how manufacturers are using UV LED to make touch screens, mobile phones, micro speakers, and hard disk drives.April 03, 2014
Sponsored by Phoseon Technology

Versatile Epoxy Compounds for Electronic Applications

Electronic systems have revolutionized our lives. We use them in nearly all of our daily activities, for communication, computing, navigation, entertainment, payment processing, and more. They are the workhorses in many medical, transportation, aerospace, and military systems, performing functions such as automated control, data analysis, and pattern recognition.February 10, 2014
Sponsored by Master Bond, Inc.,

Enhancing the Performance of Electronic Applications with Versatile Epoxy Compounds

Learn about the different functions epoxies perform in the manufacture and assembly of today’s electronic systems. From nanotechnology to enormous space systems, these versatile compounds meet a wide variety of conditions, lending to the reliability and longevity of the devices we use in our everyday lives.January 06, 2014
Sponsored by Master Bond, Inc.,

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Multiphysics Modeling of MEMS Devices

April 30 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), such as actuators, sensors and resonators, rely on the interactions between multiple physical effects. In this webinar, we will show how a multiphysics simulation approach allows you to combine electrical, thermal and structural effects accurately in order to design reliable and high-performance MEMS devices.

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MEMS

May 2014 (date and time TBD) MEMS have quite different process and material requirements compared to mainstream microprocessor and memory types of devices. This webcast 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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Packaging Materials

May 2014 (date and time TBD) Advanced packages rely on high-performance materials – die-attach film, solder bumps, conductive adhesive, underfill, TIM – to ensure reliability, fine-pitch interconnect, thermal management, and chip performance are optimized. Learn about the latest assembly materials and how they can improve the package, speed packaging throughput, and even lower packaging costs in the webcast.

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EVENTS



The ConFab
Las Vegas, Nevada
http://www.theconfab.com
June 22, 2014 - June 25, 2014
2014 International Workshop on EUV Lithography
Maui, Hawaii, USA
http://www.euvlitho.com
June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014
SEMICON West 2014
San Francisco, California
http://www.semiconwest.org
July 08, 2014 - July 10, 2014
SPIE Photomask Technology 2014
Monterey Conference Center and Monterey Marriott,
http://spie.org/photomask.xml?WT.mc_id=RCal-PMW
September 16, 2014 - September 18, 2014
Photomask Technology Exhibition 2014
Monterey Conference Center and Monterey Marriott,
http://spie.org/photomask.xml?WT.mc_id=RCal-PMW
September 16, 2014 - September 17, 2014