Volume 56, Issue 5


Report forecasts that LED luminaire business will reach $516M market by 2016


Road and street lighting is a key driver for LED technology in general lighting.

CEA-Leti wins Avantex Innovation Prize for E-Thread technology

06/10/2013 CEA-Leti announced today that researchers Dominique Vicard and Jean Brun received the Avantex Innovation Prize for the use of the E-Thread technolo...

LED ingot market to reach $325M by 2015

05/07/2013 The LED industry gained a foothold for growth in the parts and materials industry after LED technology was applied to the TV backlight unit (BLU).

Samsung introduces new, high efficacy chip on board LED packages

04/22/2013 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that it is introducing a new 129lm/W high efficiency, chip-on-board (COB) family of LED packages, LC0...

Plessey is first to release GaN on silicon LEDs

04/08/2013 Plessey today announced that samples of its Gallium Nitride (GaN) on silicon LED products are today available. These entry level products are the f...

University of Cambridge researchers seek to further reduce cost and improve efficiency with GaN LEDs

04/05/2013 A new £1million (or US$1,530,700) growth facility will allow University of Cambridge researchers to further reduce the cost and improve the efficie...


Plessey's bright ideas land deal with US firm

MANUFACTURER Plessey Semiconductors has signed a global distribution deal with US firm Mouser Electronics which will help it crack the American mar...

-Fujitsu Commences Field Trials of Japan's Largest Low-Potassium 'Plant Factory'

ENP Newswire - 08 July 2013Release date- 05072013 - Tokyo - Fujitsu Limited today announced the start of field trials led by Fujitsu Home & Off...

ON Semiconductor Garners 2012 'Total Cost of Ownership' AwardSupplier Award

ON Semiconductor announced it has been awarded a 2012 Total Cost of Ownership Supplier Award from Celestica, a global provider of product lifecycle...

Cimetrix Joins SEMATECH

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - July 2, 2013) - Cimetrix Incorporated (OTCQB: CMXX) (www.cimetrix.com), a leading provider of factory automatio...

LED : LED Front-End Manufacturing

July 2, 2013GEARING UP FOR THE NEXT INVESTMENT CYCLEThe packaged LED market still presents significant opportunities for growth in the next 5 years...



Rapid Defect Indentification with Layout-Aware Diagnosis

Scan logic diagnosis is a powerful tool to help failure analysis engineers determine the root cause of a failing die. Yield engineers, on the other...

Flip Chip Devices get Flat and Happy

Thin is definitely in, but what our modern flip chip devices really want is to be flat and happy! As flip chip die have become increasingly thinner...
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Automated Test Creation for Mixed Signal IP using IJTAG

The creation of test patterns for mixed signal IP has been, to a large extent, a manual effort. To improve the process used to test, access, and co...


Surface Cleaning and Preparation

This introduction requires the development of new critical and selective cleans tackling galvanic corrosion, pattern collapse both in FEOL and BEOL...

450mm Status Report

Hear from the G450C General Manager, Paul Farrar Jr., on the current status of activities, key milestones and schedules, and imec’s senior business...
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Innovation in Semiconductor Manufacturing Instrumentation

As the semiconductor industry moves toward smaller geometries, manufacturing processes are becoming more complex. In particular, they’re more deman...
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