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Semiconductor “dust” enables low cost solar cells, LEDs

10/17/2014  The U.S. Patent Office has issued US Patent No. 8,859,310 to Versatilis LLC that shows how fine semiconductor particles, powders or fines, often the waste byproduct of dicing semiconductor wafers into ever smaller chips, can be processed into a sea of low cost solar cells or micro-LEDs.

Beyond LEDs: Brighter, new energy-saving flat panel lights based on carbon nanotubes

10/16/2014  Planar light source using a phosphor screen with highly crystalline single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) as field emitters demonstrates its potential for energy-efficient lighting device.

Smartwatches storm wearables market; Flexible displays are critical

10/10/2014  Wearable electronics are going from geek to chic, as new smartwatches from the likes of Apple and Samsung have set a new standard for technological bling.

Pixelligent Technologies announces $1.25M solid-state lighting award from the Department of Energy

09/23/2014  Pixelligent Technologies announced today that it has been selected for a Department of Energy (DOE) solid-state-lighting award to support the continued development of its OLED lighting application.

Kateeva receives $38 million in financing

09/15/2014  Kateeva announced that it has closed its Series D round with $38 million in financing. The newest participant is Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC).

Plastic electronics: Opportunity on the edge of commercialization

08/27/2014  The Plastics Electronics Conference and Exposition will co-locate with SEMICON Europa. Plastic Electronics 2014 (PE 2014) is themed “Enabling Applications beyond Limits in Electronics” and will be held at Alpexpo in Grenoble on 7-9 October.

Report projects OLED lighting market to hit revenues of $1.4B in 2019

05/14/2014  Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has published its latest forecasts of the OLED lighting market predicting a $1.4 billion market opportunity in 2019.

Veeco appoints Shubham Maheshwari as chief financial officer

05/06/2014  Mr. Maheshwari replaces David D. Glass, who announced his retirement from Veeco last December.

GaN-on-Si enables GaN power electronics, will LED transition as well?

03/19/2014  Today, GaN on Sapphire is the main stream technology for LED manufacturing. GaN-on-Si technology appeared naturally as an alternative to sapphire to reduce cost.

Double digit growth for China LED production in 2014

03/10/2014  Following the boom in expansion of the Chinese LED market in 2011, many industry insiders and analysts speculated on whether the Chinese would be able to sustain the growth, or if many companies simply ordered an excessive amount of MOCVD reactors just to benefit from government subsidies.

CPI presents ultra-flexible OTFT device array suitable for foldable AMOLED displays of the future

01/23/2014  The work undertaken demonstrates progress towards optimum Organic Semiconductor (OSC)/OTFT processing and performance to enable their integration into ultra-flexible active matrix organic light emitting diode AMOLED backplanes.

Market for AMOLED materials set to surge in 2014

12/23/2013  With a flood of new competitors set to initiate or increase the production of active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panels next year, demand for materials used to make AMOLEDs is forecast to rise by nearly 27 percent in 2014.

Larger screen sizes and higher resolution are driving TV panel demand in a struggling market

10/29/2013  The TV market has experienced a significant slowdown in growth over the past couple of years and, with OLEDs delayed, there have been no significant new premium features to drive consumer interest and spur replacement demand.

TV semiconductor market growing despite decline in TV shipments

10/18/2013  Wireless video, network interfaces, multi-format decoders, LED backlighting boost average semiconductor content per TV.

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"

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.

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.
 





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Enhancing the Reliability of Flip Chip Assemblies with Underfill Encapsulants

The development of epoxy based underfill encapsulants marked a turning point for flip chip technology, and the semiconductor industry. Underfill encapsulants are carefully formulated to ensure flowability, an acceptable CTE, and other desirable properties. In this white paper, we explore what properties are required for effective underfills to ensure reliability and quality in flip chip applications.October 07, 2014
Sponsored by Master Bond, Inc.,

Conformal Coatings for Reliable Electronic Assemblies

Modern electronics have become part of our daily lives and the sophisticated electronic circuitry at the heart of these devices and systems must be reliable. Conformal coatings act as a barrier between the electronics and the environment, protecting the areas they cover while strengthening delicate components and traces. Find out more about how conformal coatings enhance the reliability and longevity of electronic printed circuit boards.April 24, 2014
Sponsored by Master Bond, Inc.,

The Next Step in Diagnosis Resolution Improvement

Root Cause Deconvolution (RCD), a statistical enhancement technology recently made available in Mentor Graphics’ Tessent Diagnosis and YieldInsight products, is the next step in diagnosis resolution enhancement. It works by analyzing multiple layout-aware diagnosis reports together to identify the underlying defect distribution (root cause distribution) that is most likely to explain this set of diagnosis results. The results are then back- annotated to the individual diagnosis suspects.April 24, 2014
Sponsored by Mentor Graphics

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Metrology and Failure Analysis

Nov. 2014 (Date and time TBD)

Continued scaling and more complex device structures, including FinFETs and 3D stacking, are creating new challenges in metrology and inspection. Smaller defects must be detected and analyzed on an increasingly diverse set of materials. Chip makers are looking for better wafer edge inspection techniques, higher resolution metrology tools, 450mm-capability and new compositional analysis solutions.

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Interconnects

Oct. 2014 (Date and time TBD)

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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Materials

Nov. 2014 (Date and time TBD)

Success in electronics manufacturing increasingly relies on the materials used in production and packaging. 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 will play in the future.

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