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Printed, flexible, and organic electronics: A growing opportunity

Tue, 7 Jul 2014
In wearable gadgets, flexible electronics may have met its dream application. And that’s no stretch of the imagination.

Deposition equipment market witnesses a year of significant changes

Wed, 7 Jul 2015
There are four main segments in the thin-layer deposition equipment market – atomic layer deposition, chemical vapor deposition, epitaxy, and physical vapor deposition, also known as sputtering.

Etching: A crucial step in semiconductor manufacturing

Wed, 7 Jul 2015
Plasma etching is a key step in wafer fabrication, from deposition to the patterning of photolithography to dry or wet etch. As such, it is a crucial and hotly-contested area for vendors of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

Immersion lithography remains the industry’s workhorse technology

Wed, 7 Jul 2015
While the lithography equipment market sometimes seems like A Tale of Two Cities, it’s more complicated than that. The basic fact is that the semiconductor industry is soldiering on with 193-nanometer immersion lithography technology and multiple-patterning exposures while extreme-ultraviolet lithography continues its long-aborning development.

Advanced packaging, 3DICs to figure in SEMICON West discussions

Mon, 7 Jul 2015
The era of three-dimensional chips is upon us.

Fan-out wafer level packaging set to expand

Tue, 7 Jul 2015
The expansion of fan-out is finally coming, says Rich Rogoff, Vice President and General Manager, Lithography Systems Group at Rudolph Technologies.

Keynote panel: Challenges abound for sub-14nm

Tue, 7 Jul 2015
SEMICON West 2015 kicked off Tuesday morning with a keynote panel session that addressed the challenges of "Scaling the Walls of Sub-14nm Manufacturing."

SEMI press conference highlights market forecast, economic conditions

Tue, 7 Jul 2015
When Gordon Moore of Fairchild Semiconductor published his famous article on chip scaling and costs in 1965, gasoline in the U.S. was 31 cents per gallon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was under 1,000, and a house could be purchased for $13,000 or so, noted Denny McGuirk, president and CEO of SEMI, at Tuesday morning’s press conference opening the SEMICON West 2015 conference and exhibition.

SEMICON West Day 2: Don't Miss

Tue, 7 Jul 2015
Gear up for Day 2 of SEMICON West with this list of must-see conference events.

SEMICON West Day 3: Don't Miss

Wed, 7 Jul 2015
Check out these events on Day 3 of SEMICON West 2015.

Keynote: The Internet of Things and the next 50 years of Moore's Law

Wed, 7 Jul 2015
Fifty years of technological developments following Moore’s Law has changed our world in some phenomenal ways, but Intel’s Doug Davis believes the time has come to change the way we think about developing new solutions.

ClassOne Technology’s Solstice S4 wins Best of West

Wed, 7 Jul 2015
The ClassOne Technology Solstice S4 won the Best of West award, presented by Solid State Technology and SEMI.

S3S - the conference for IoT technologies

Fri, 9 Sep 2015
The upcoming IEEE S3S Conference 2015 in Sonoma, CA, on October 5-8, will focus on key technologies for the IoT era.

Dialog Semiconductor to acquire Atmel for $4.6 billion

Mon, 9 Sep 2015
Dialog Semiconductor and Atmel Corporation announced today that Dialog has agreed to acquire Atmel in a cash and stock transaction for total consideration of approximately $4.6 billion.

Can the development of the electronic sector help plan the future of the photovoltaic industry?

Wed, 9 Sep 2015
The current photovoltaic industry seems to have a lot of similarities with development of the electronic sector. This analysis investigates some lessons the industry can learn.

Permanent data storage with light

Thu, 9 Sep 2015
The first all-optical permanent on-chip memory has been developed by scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the universities of Münster, Oxford, and Exeter.

Samsung Electronics opens new headquarters for U.S. semiconductor operations

Fri, 9 Sep 2015
Samsung Electronics formally opened the doors to its new Device Solutions America headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

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

Wed, 9 Sep 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.

JSAP research highlights - Power electronics: Silicon carbide gains traction

Thu, 10 Oct 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.

Digital redefines supply chain: Big change and big opportunity

Tue, 6 Jun 2016
With many disruptive changes occurring in the electronics supply chain, the one with the biggest impact may come from smart manufacturing and the emergence of the digital supply chain.

HITRS roadmap aims to integrate photonic devices in SiP

Wed, 6 Jun 2016
A new roadmap, the Heterogeneous Integration Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (HITRS), aims to integrate fast optical communication made possible with photonic devices.

Global economics limiting semiconductor business growth

Tue, 7 Jul 2016
The near-term outlook for semiconductor manufacturing is challenging, with revenues down slightly but equipment spending up a bit, as reported by experts during the SEMI/Gartner Market Symposium held yesterday afternoon.

IC innovation at heart of decade of disruption

Tue, 7 Jul 2016
On Monday, imec – the Leuven Belgium-based research consortium – hosted its annual imec Technology Forum (ITF) USA, a half-day conference at the Marriott Marquis.

Chip equipment spending: SEMI forecasts flat 2016, rebound in 2017

Tue, 7 Jul 2016
SEMI projects that the worldwide semiconductor equipment market will be flat this year and will rebound in 2017 according to the mid-year edition of the SEMI Capital Equipment Forecast, released today at the SEMICON West exposition.

200mm fabs reawakening

Wed, 7 Jul 2016
Buoyed by strong investments in China, 200mm wafer production is seeing a re-awakening, with overall 200mm capacity expected to match its previous 2006 peak level by 2019.

SEMICON West Day 2: Don't Miss

Wed, 7 Jul 2016
Gear up for Day 2 of SEMICON West with this list of must-see conference events.

Coventor wins "Best of West" Award

Wed, 7 Jul 2016
Solid State Technology and SEMI today announced the recipient of the 2016 "Best of West" Award — Coventor — for its SEMulator3D.

SEMICON West Day 3: Don't Miss

Thu, 7 Jul 2016
Don’t miss these big events today at SEMICON West!

Semiconductor advances could enable endless complexity increase

Tue, 7 Jul 2017
Speaking at imec’s International Technology Forum USA yesterday afternoon at the Marriott Marquis, Luc Van den Hove, president and CEO of imec, provided a glimpse of society’s future and explained how semiconductor technology will play a key role.

SEMI and Solid State Technology announce 2017 “Best of West” Award finalists

Wed, 6 Jun 2017
Each year at SEMICON West, the “Best of West” awards are presented by Solid State Technology and SEMI.

Day 1 of SEMICON West 2017: Don't Miss

Tue, 7 Jul 2017
Don’t miss the big events today at SEMICON West!

Day 2 of SEMICON West: Don't Miss

Wed, 7 Jul 2017
Don't miss these big events today at SEMICON West!

AI and collaboration key to future success

Wed, 7 Jul 2017
Keynote speakers Terry Higashi of Tokyo Electron Ltd. and Tom Caulfield of GlobalFoundries took the stage at the Yerba Buena Theater Tuesday morning to predict major changes in the goals and operations of the semiconductor industry.

$49.4B semiconductor equipment forecast: New record, Korea at top

Wed, 7 Jul 2017
Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 19.8 percent to total $49.4 billion in 2017, marking the first time that the semiconductor equipment market has exceeded the market high of $47.7 billion set in 2000.

Solid State Technology and SEMI announce the 2017 Best of West Award winner

Wed, 7 Jul 2017
Solid State Technology and SEMI today announced the recipient of the 2017 "Best of West" Award -- Microtronic Inc.-- for its EAGLEview 5.

Day 3 of SEMICON West: Don't Miss

Thu, 7 Jul 2017
Don't miss these events today at SEMICON West!

Big data in autonomous driving

Thu, 7 Jul 2017
On Wednesday, Intel Corporation’s Katherine Winter, Vice President of the Automated Driving Group, delivered a keynote that many would think is off-topic from the usual at SemiCon West: ”Big Data in Autonomous Driving.”