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STMicroelectronics and Soitec cooperate on SiC substrate manufacturing technology
Meyer Burger receives award for solar roof tiles and announces first sales partner
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd
Siquance: an avant-garde startup dedicated to quantum calculations
3D-Micromac and SCHOTT Join Forces to Improve AR Waveguide Yields and Costs
3D-Micromac AG
TechSearch Examines Thermal Challenges, EV Charging and Update on Build-up Substrate Supply and Demand
TechSearch International
Indium Corporation Introduces LED Paste for Advanced Mini/MicroLED Applications
Indium Corporation
Heraeus marks the second anniversary of its Center of Excellence for Advanced Packaging in Singapore
Heraeus Electronics
Indium Corporation Earns BISinfotech BETA Award
Indium Corporation
What Year Was It?
U.S. Marines Storm Mogadishu, Somalia
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United States Marines arrive in Mogadi­shu, Somalia, to spearhead a multinational force aimed at restoring order in the conflict-ridden country.
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December 9, 2022
Stresses In Chips Affecting Reliability At Advanced Nodes
Thermal-induced stress is now one of the leading causes of transistor failures, and it is becoming a top focus for chipmakers as more and different kinds of chips and materials are packaged together for safety- and mission-critical applications. The causes of stress are numerous. In heterogeneous packages, it can stem from multiple components composed of different materials. ...
Semiconductor Engineering
TSMC going big in Arizona, but will IC localization strategy succeed?
The trend toward the localization of chip manufacturing was further confirmed when Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) announced it would increase its ...
Focus Taiwan
Automated Wafer TTV & Shape Metrology
Wafer thickness, TTV, flatness and warpage are important parameters to be monitored for wafer production as well as device processing. cyberTECHNOLOGIES' systems ...
Technical Paper
Moore's Law, Alive or Dead? We're Learning More at IEDM 2022
Over the past 10ish years, there has been a great deal of debate about the longevity of Moore's Law. The reshoring of semiconductor manufacturing to the United States ...
Production and Cost of SiC and GaN Challenge Fast Adoption
Is silicon gone? Not yet. While gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) power transistors are now praised as the new revolution in power management, there are still ...
EE Times
Apple to be TSMC US fab top customer
Apple Inc is to be the biggest customer of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co's (TSMC) new Arizona factories, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote on Twitter." Apple silicon ...
Taipei Times
Edge AI And Chiplets
In the near future, more edge artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will find their way into our lives. This will be especially true in the private sector for applications in the field ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Advanced Auto-Routing For TSMC InFO Technologies
At the recent TSMC OIP Symposium, John Park presented 'Advanced Auto-Routing for TSMC InFO Technologies.' InFO stands for "integrated fanout" and is the lower ...
Semiconductor Engineering
SK hynix develops world's fastest server DRAM
South Korean chipmaker SK hynix said Thursday it has developed the world's fastest server memory module that has greatly improved the operation speed of existing ...
The Korea Herald
All the possibilities of the cleanroom
Jorg Scholvin '00, MEng '01, PhD '06 first set foot in a cleanroom midway through his undergraduate studies. It was the late 1990s and, as a computer science major, he'd ...
MIT News
How Silicon Valley looks at the Taiwan miracle (9): Ethnic Chinese associations and industry leaders
In recent years, Silicon Valley has seen a growing cohort of Indian tech talent, some of whom run world-class tech firms. But what I hear is that there is only one Indian ...
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