SEMICONDUCTORS

SEMICONDUCTOR ARTICLES

Semiconductor equipment demand: Shades of 2009?

11/16/2012

The latest monthly numbers for semiconductor manufacturing equipment demand aren't pretty: lows in both orders and sales not seen since the last major downcycle three years ago, and the short-term comparisons continue to widen.

TELEFUNKEN expands Roseville facility

11/15/2012

TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors is expanding its manufacturing capacity at the Roseville, California facility, to 220,000+ 8 inch wafers.

Brewer Science introduces CNT inks for printed electronics

11/15/2012

Rolla, MO-based Brewer Science introduced a line of conductive CNT ink materials that are surfactant free, require no additional rinse steps, and are compatible with a broad range of printed electronic substrates.

Advantest will introduce three tools at Semicon Japan

11/15/2012

In prep for Semicon Japan in December, Advantest announces three new tools: 2 SEMs and a litho system.

(Source: NPD DisplaySearch)

Mapping the mismatch in the LCD TV supply chain

11/15/2012

NPD DisplaySearch's examination of the projected 2013 LCD TV panel product mix finds some big differences between what suppliers offer and what buyers want.

Actinic EUV source firm Adlyte details expansion plans

11/14/2012

Swiss firm Adlyte, a developer of high-brightness laser-produced plasma (LPP) EUV light source for actinic mask inspection, is outlining its current expansion efforts, which includes appointing a longtime industry exec to its strategic advisory board.

Wafer shipments screech to halt in 3Q, still tracking to 1% growth in 2012

11/14/2012

After a nice spurt in 2Q12, worldwide silicon wafer area shipments fell back to a -slight decline in 3Q12, according to updated data from SEMI, and remain on track for cautious projections of flat growth for the full year.

Pureplay, foundry firms still shine in IC sales rankings

11/13/2012

Updating its "top 20" semiconductor supplier rankings from earlier this year, IC Insights finds most of the same trends holding true: a tough year overall for chipmakers, but fabless and foundry firms still showing very good growth.

Process Watch: Breaking parametric correlation

11/13/2012 In the sixth installment in a series called Process Watch, the authors discuss the ins and outs of parametric correlation when using measurements based on reflectometry, ellipsometry, or a combination of the two. Authored by experts at KLA-Tencor, Process Watch articles focus on novel process con...

HEADLINES

MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY SENIOR VP SALES AND MARKETING SCIAMMAS ...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPWR), San Jose, Calif., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities an...

MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS REPORTS DISPOSITION BY CEO HSING (California)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPWR), San Jose, Calif., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities an...

MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS REPORTS DISPOSITION BY PRESIDENT ASIA OPERATIONS XIAO (California)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 -- Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPWR), San Jose, Calif., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities an...

Local Semiconductor Production Yet To Reach Potential

The market is likely to touch $13.3 billion by 2016, which will still fall short of demand. Saturday, November 17, ...

Brolis Semiconductors Secures Shipment of Veeco MBE Production System

Brolis Semiconductors and Veeco Instruments announced that Brolis has received shipment of a Veeco GEN200 Edge Molecular...

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3D and 2.5D Integration: A Status Report Live Event

This webcast will explore the present status of 2.5 and 3D integration, including TSV formation.

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Printed Electronics USA 2012

Santa Clara, CA
December 5, 2012 - December 6, 2012

2013 Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference and Exhibition

Phoenix, AZ
January 29, 2013 - February 1, 2013

Strategies in Light Conference and Expo 2013

Santa Clara, CA
February 12, 2013 - February 14, 2013

TMS 2013: Linking Science and Technology for Global Solutions

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Frankfurt, Germany
March 4, 2013 - March 5, 2013

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