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Silicon wafer revenues decline in 2012

February 12, 2013 Worldwide silicon wafer revenues declined by 12 percent in 2012 compared to 2011, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its year-end analysis of the silicon wafer industry.

Progress in Printed Electronics: An Interview with PARC’s Janos Veres

January 31, 2012

Solid State Technology editor Pete Singer caught up with Janos Veres, area manager for printed electronics in the electronic materials and devices laboratory at PARC.

imec advances CMOS beyond silicon to Ge, III-V

December 14, 2011 Marc Heyns, fellow at research consortium imec, discusses the group's work on chip fab materials beyond silicon, namely, Ge and III-V, presented in "Advancing CMOS beyond the silicon roadmap w...

Self-powered electronics: Achievements and challenges @ IEDM

December 12, 2011 Dennis Buss, a visiting scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and consultant at Texas Instruments (TI), presented "Research in self-powered electronic systems (#10.4)&qu...;

Applied Materials' Onyx treatment restores lost carbon, strengthens film structure

November 29, 2011 Applied Materials released a new film treatment, Applied Producer Onyx, that reduces the power consumption in semiconductor chips while increasing mechanical strength. The product targets the chall...

Diamond films no longer in the rough with AKHAN Technologies launch

November 28, 2011 AKHAN Technologies has developed a shallow n-type diamond material over silicon that has characteristics such as a shallow ionization energy, high carrier mobility, and no graphitic phases. Adam Kh...

Leti on 3D CMOS and photonics interconnect

November 28, 2011 Leti’s recent work includes nanophotonics communications devices, which use 3D chip interconnect. caught up with Hughes Metras, director, North America, for Leti, at the IEEE San Fran...


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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