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Plessey chooses AIX G5+ C MOCVD tool for GaN-on-Silicon monolithic microLEDs display innovation

09/20/2018  Plessey, a developer of award-winning optoelectronic technology solutions, announces it has placed an order for its next reactor from AIXTRON SE.

MicroLEDs: Technology advancements pave the way for cost reduction

09/14/2018  MicroLEDs technologies are improving rapidly and new technology paths emerging at a rapid pace. According to Yole Developpement's analysts, technology solutions should start converging by the end of 2019.

SUTD researchers resolve a major mystery in 2D material electronics

09/10/2018  Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have made a major step forward in resolving the mysteries surrounding 2D material Schottky diode.

Veeco announces changes to executive leadership team

09/05/2018  John Peeler to remain as Executive Chairman as Bill Miller becomes CEO on October 1, 2018.

Environmentally friendly photoluminescent nanoparticles for more vivid display colors

08/30/2018  Osaka University-led researchers created a new type of light-emitting nanoparticle that is made of ternary non-toxic semiconductors to help create displays and LED lighting with better colors that are more environmentally friendly.

Sanan IC goes global, emerges as a world-class III-V technology platform company

08/22/2018  Sanan Integrated Circuit Co., a pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, today announces its entry into the North American, European, and Asia Pacific (APAC) markets with their advanced III-V technology platform.

CTA study: China tariffs will cost the U.S. economy up to $2.4B annually

08/17/2018  The Trump administration's consideration of tariffs on Chinese printed circuit assemblies and connected devices would cost the economy $520.8 million and $2.4 billion annually for the 10 percent and 25 percent tariffs, respectively, according to a new study commissioned by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

Shipments of flexible AMOLED panels expected to exceed rigid panels by 2020

08/13/2018  Amid growing demand for active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panels for smartphones, shipments of flexible AMOLED panels are expected to account for more than 50 percent of total AMOLED panel shipments by 2020.

Optoelectronics market worth $9.80B by 2025

08/10/2018  The market is estimated to be USD 3.88 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach a market size of USD 9.80 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 14.13% during the forecast period.

Seoul Viosys introduces new 'UV WICOP' in the UV LED market

08/10/2018  Seoul Viosys announced that its product named UV WICOP which combines Seoul Semiconductor’s WICOP LEDs with compact and high efficiency technology have been launched.

Tokyo Tech Hosono's story of IGZO TFT development features in Nature Electronics

07/25/2018  Each issue of the journal Nature Electronics contains a column called 'Reverse Engineering,' which examines the development of an electronic device now in widespread use from the viewpoint of the main inventor. The July 2018 column tells the story of the IGZO thin film transistor (TFT) through the eyes of Professor Hideo Hosono of Tokyo Tech's Institute of Innovative Research (IIR), who is also director of the Materials Research Center for Element Strategy.

UCLA engineers develop world's most efficient semiconductor for thermal management

07/19/2018  New material draws heat away from hotspots much faster than current materials.

Quantum dot white LEDs achieve record efficiency

07/12/2018  Novel approach to white LEDs could lead to more energy-efficient lighting.

The cobbler's children getting shoes?

07/10/2018  There's an old proverb that the shoemaker's children always go barefoot, indicating how some professionals don't apply their skills for themselves. Until lately, that has seemed the case with the semiconductor manufacturing industry which has been good at collecting massive amounts of data, but no so good at analyzing that data and using it to improve efficiency, boost yield and reduce costs.

Photonics integration coming

07/09/2018  Increasingly, the ability to stay on the path defined my Moore's Law will depend on advanced packaging and heterogeneous integration, including photonics integration.

SEMICON West 2018 highlights smart technologies, workforce development, industry growth

07/09/2018  Smart technologies take center stage tomorrow as SEMICON West, the flagship U.S. event for connecting the electronics manufacturing supply chain, opens for three days of insights into leading technologies and applications that will power future industry expansion.

Exciton limits are meant to be broken: OLED surpasses 100 percent exciton production efficiency

07/06/2018  Splitting energy using singlet fission opens a new route toward OLEDs with high-intensity emission in the near-infrared.

Toshiba announces new analog output IC photocoupler for automotive applications

07/05/2018  Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation announces the launch of a new analog output IC photocoupler that enables high-speed communications in automotive applications – especially electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV).

High performance nitride semiconductor for environmentally friendly photovoltaics

07/03/2018  A Tokyo Institute of Technology research team has shown copper nitride acts as an n-type semiconductor, with p-type conduction provided by fluorine doping, utilizing a unique nitriding technique applicable for mass production and a computational search for appropriate doping elements, as well as atomically resolved microscopy and electronic structure analysis using synchrotron radiation.

Edmund Optics selects Veeco ion beam sputtering system

06/29/2018  Edmund Optics, a supplier of optical components, has ordered the SPECTOR Ion Beam Sputtering System from Veeco Instruments Inc.




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Advanced Packaging

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Back-end packaging is increasingly important to semiconductor device form factor, thermal and power performance, and costs. Compounded by the demand for lead-free processing and the soaring cost of gold, the industry is developing new approaches to packaging, including redistribution layers (RDL), through silicon vias (TSV), copper pillars, wafer-level packaging (WLP) and copper wire bonding. Experts will discuss these and other approaches in this webcast.

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Lithography

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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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Environment, Safety & Health

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The semiconductor industry is an acknowledged global leader in promoting environmental sustainability in the design, manufacture, and use of its products, as well as the health and safety of its operations and impacts on workers in semiconductor facilities (fabs). We will examine trends and concerns related to emissions, chemical use, energy consumption and worker safety and health.

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Keysight's Parametric Measurement Handbook (Rev 4)

Keysight Technologies' popular 276-page Parametric Measurement Handbook is an invaluable reference tool for anyone performing device or process characterization. It is filled with tips to help both novice and advanced users, and the latest edition (Rev 4) includes an entirely new section devoted to power device test.September 13, 2018
Sponsored by Keysight Technologies

Jumpstart Your Reliability Verification with Foundry-Supported Rule Decks

For many, formal reliability verification is a new process. Foundry-qualified and foundry-maintained reliability rule decks enable design and IP companies alike to establish baseline robustness and reliability criteria without committing extensive time and resources to the creation and support of proprietary verification solutions. In addition, as reliability verification needs expand, customer demand drives the development and qualification of new and augmented reliability rules.August 30, 2018
Sponsored by Mentor Graphics

Maximize uptime and optimize maintenance with AMS

Yukinobu Hayashi, Senior Field Applications Engineer from CyberOptics, explains the application uses of the WaferSense® Auto Multi Sensor™ (AMS) for Leveling, Vibration, and Relative Humidity (RH) that facilitates maximizing uptime and optimizes maintenance. The combination of these attributes in a thin wafer shaped all-in-one wireless sensor, provides engineers the ability to acquire highly repeatable measurements of tilt, vibration, and humidity while under a vacuum and without venting a chamber. The quantitative numeric results give engineers an objective basis for comparisons, and analysis that can be reproducible across multiple users over extended periods of time. June 13, 2018
Sponsored by CyberOptics

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