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Organic semiconductors get weird at the edge: University of British Columbia research

10/08/2015  As the push for tinier and faster electronics continues, a new finding by University of British Columbia scientists could help inform the design of the next generation of cheaper, more efficient devices.

JSAP research highlights - Power electronics: Silicon carbide gains traction

10/08/2015  Research reported in the Japanese Journal of Applied Physics by researchers at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation describes the development of a new power module made from a SiC metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor and a SiC Schottky barrier diode.

Leti joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES' ecosystem partners supporting 22FDX platform

10/07/2015  CEA-Leti announced that it has joined the GLOBALSOLUTIONS ecosystem as an ASIC provider, specifically to support GLOBALFOUNDRIES' 22FDX (TM) technology platform.

Imec and Cadence complete tapeout of first 5nm test chip

10/07/2015  Nano-electronics research center imec and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. today announced that the companies completed the first tapeout of a 5nm test chip using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) and 193 immersion (193i) lithography.

SEMI announces FlexTech Alliance as first Strategic Association Partner

10/07/2015  SEMI announced today that FlexTech Alliance has become the first SEMI Strategic (Association) Partner.

DCG Systems introduces Meridian M for static optical failure analysis

10/06/2015  DCG Systems announced the release of the Meridian M (TM) system for isolation of routine and challenging electrical faults at the wafer level.

Entegris introduces SmartStack 300 mm contactless horizontal wafer shipper

10/06/2015  Entegris, Inc. has expanded its wafer shipper family of products with the SmartStack (R) 300 mm Contactless Horizontal Wafer Shipper.

Dielectric precursors market outlook Is $230M in 2015

10/06/2015  The 2015 market for dielectric precursors is expected to total $230M, of which over $45M is attributed to low-k dielectrics.

Altatech adds new high-speed inspection system dedicated to ultra-thin substrates for 3D applications

10/05/2015  Altatech announced the expansion of its Eclipse series with a new, high-speed inspection system dedicated to ultra-thin, transparent and bonded substrates inspection for 3D applications in power, MEMS, and mobile technologies.

Global semiconductor sales decrease slightly in August

10/05/2015  The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.7 billion for the month of August 2015.

SDK to Offer SiC Epitaxial Wafers with very low defect density

10/05/2015  Showa Denko has developed a new grade of silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafers for power devices with very low defect density.

Monolithic 3D - Game-Changing 2.0 at IEEE S3S

10/05/2015  The path to alternative scaling is now open.

Yamaichi Electronics 0.35mm pitch test contactor for semiconductor evaluation

10/02/2015  Yamaichi Electronics presents Test Contactors for lab and reliability applications and ultra fine pitch semiconductor devices.

IBM research eyes post-silicon future with carbon nanotube electronics

10/01/2015  IBM Research announced an engineering breakthrough that could accelerate carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors to power future computing technologies.

Yang awarded MacArthur "genius" fellowship for synthetic "leaf" of nanowires, bacteria

10/01/2015  Yang and his collaborators have created a synthetic “leaf” that is a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria.

First circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip

10/01/2015  Invention of the first integrated circularly polarized light detector on a silicon chip opens the door for development of small, portable sensors that could expand the use of polarized light for many applications.

Flip chip technology supported by wider adoption of Cu pillar tech

10/01/2015  Flip Chip technology is expected to reach $25 billion market value and wafer demand of 32 million (12” eq. wafers) in 2020, supported by the wider adoption of Cu pillar technology.

Novati Technologies launches advanced integrated sensor platform

09/30/2015  Novati Technologies Inc. announced the availability of an advanced Integrated Sensor Platform, placing a wide variety of sensors onto multi-layer stacks of wafers in order to consume less power and perform significantly faster while reducing overall footprint.

ASML ships new TWINSCAN NXT immersion lithography platform

09/30/2015  ASML announced the first shipment of its new TWINSCAN (TM) NXT:1980Di immersion lithography system to support increasingly demanding multiple-patterning performance requirements.

2015 IEEE International Electron Devices meeting to showcase the latest technology developments in micro/nanoelectronics

09/30/2015  At the 61st annual IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) subjects under discussion will encompass a range of topics critical to the continuing progress of the industry.




Success in the Electronic and High Tech Industry

View this paper to learn how Epicor ERP specifically aligns to the business needs of the electronics and high-tech industry, and hear how one electronics organization achieved improved operational controls, better inventory accuracy, and world class tools to meet supply chain requirements with Epicor ERP.July 01, 2015
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Three Key Factors to Create Leak-Free Fitting Assemblies for Fluid Processing Applications

Operational efficiency is a critical factor in the fluid processing industry. The synergy of fitting components and assembly technology to achieve this objective is the focus of Fit-LINE, Inc. Applying extensive polymer technology and injection molding expertise, the company has analyzed the design, tooling and manufacturing processes required to create high-performance solutions for demanding high-purity fluid processing applications. Through extensive R&D, testing and evaluation, Fit-LINE has isolated three variables that need to be addressed to ensure leak-free fitting assemblies.June 01, 2015
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Silicones Meet the Needs of the Electronics Industry

Remarkable silicones. The combination of their unique ability to maintain physical properties across a wide range of temperature, humidity, and frequency--combined with their flexibility--set them apart. Silicone based adhesives, sealants, potting and encapsulation compounds are used in hundreds of consumer, business, medical, and military electronic systems. In this white paper, learn what makes silicones different from other organic polymers, why their properties remain stable across different temperatures, and how they have played a major role in the rapid innovation of the electronics industry.May 12, 2015
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September 2015 (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. Experts will describe new approaches for next generation metrology and inspection, including measurements of CDs, stress, film thickness and non-visual defects.

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September 2015 (Date and time TBD)

EUV lithography has been under intense development for years and appears to be close to production. Yet its delay has the industry searching for alternatives, including double, triple and even quadruple patterning, directed self-assembly, multi-e-beam and nanoimprint. In this webcast, experts will detail various options, future scenarios and challenges that must still be overcome.

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Trends in Flexible and Printed Electronics

October 2015 (Date and time TBD)

Printed electronics are at a pivotal moment. There are not only tremendous opportunities for innovation and growth in new verticals and industries, but a new way of thinking about how electronics are made, combining techniques and materials used by printed electronics with those of 3D printing. Presenters will review printed electronics and discuss future directions, from smart labels and wearables, to trends and technologies that enable the printing of IoT devices with embedded sensors, transistors, displays, batteries and memory.

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International Electron Device Meeting 2015
Washington D.C. United States
December 07, 2015 - December 09, 2015
2015 IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things
Milan, Italy
December 14, 2015 - December 16, 2015
SEMICON Japan 2015
Tokyo, Japan
December 16, 2015 - December 18, 2015