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MEMS pressure sensors: much more than 'business as usual'
Yole Développement
Silicone Adhesive Features High Thermal Conductivity & Electrical Insulation
Master Bond
esmo Raises the Bar for Automated Microchip Testing with talos Handler 2021
esmo group
X-FAB Enhances Automotive Embedded Flash Offering
X-FAB Silicon Foundries
Meyer Burger signs distribution partnership with Solarmark
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd
Major Asian GaAs Foundry Orders Multiple Solstice Electroplating Systems from ClassOne
ClassOne Technology
Indium Corporation Announces Thermal Management Webinar
Indium Corporation
Boston Semi Equipment's Zeus Gravity Test Handler Selected by Leading OSAT
Boston Semi Equipmen
What Year Was It?
Hallucinogenic Effects of LSD Discovered
What Year
In Basel, Switzerland, Albert Hoffman, a Swiss chemist working at the Sandoz pharmaceutical research laboratory, accidentally consumes LSD-25, a synthetic drug he had created in 1938 as part of his research into the medicinal value of lysergic acid compounds.
The day was Apr 16. What year was it?
April 16, 2021
Spending 50 Billion on Chip Industry is a Challenge
Chip industry executives have a huge collective challenge: deciding how to prioritize the $50 billion in support promised by President Joseph R. Biden in an executive order. Semiconductor industry executives met virtually with President Biden to discuss the issues around chip capacity and supply chain. Neither the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) nor the White House readouts ...
EE Times
A Semiconductor Shortage, a Capex Boom, and Onshoring
The semiconductor shortage written about last month seems to have expanded, or at least the panic behind it has expanded, as there will be a major impact on the ...
Solder Paste for SiP Printing of the Future
Welco® AP5112 Type 7, is a unique solder paste where passive components and flip-chips with copper-pillars can be assembled simultaneously while lowering ...
Technical Paper
TSMC Boosts Capital Budget Again, to $30B
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has again raised its 2021 capital expenditure target to $30 billion after customer demand exceeded the company's ...
EE Times
ASML CEO Says Trying to Control Chip Sales to China Won't Work
Export controls against China will not only fail to halt its technological progress but also hurt the U.S. economy, ASML Holding NV Chief Executive Officer Peter Wennink ...
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger's 'No-Brainer' Plan To Solve Chip Shortage
Intel's new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, virtually met with President Joe Biden and his administration urging the federal government to fund his vision of boosting domestic ...
TSMC lifts spending and sales targets
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co raised this year's capital expenditure to a record US$30 billion, as demand for advanced chips used in high-performance-computing ...
Taipei Times
The US$1 chip that triggered a crisis within the global semiconductor industry
One dollar is the price of a display driver -- the chip that has lurched the US$450 billion semiconductor industry into a crisis. Display driver chips, a tiny chip that sends ...
Cabinet hears plans to bolster Taiwan's semiconductor industry
The Executive Yuan's Board of Science and Technology (BOST) announced plans aimed at cementing Taiwan's leading position in semiconductor manufacturing, amid ...
Focus Taiwan
Moon says S. Korea's economy depends on chipmaking industry
President Moon Jae-in pledged strong and various support for South Korea's semiconductor sector, calling it a core national strategic industry to decide the fate ...
Yonhap News Agency
Tight foundry capacity, component shortages to affect smartphone sales in 2021
Tight capacity at foundry houses, coupled with shortages of some crucial components such as CMOS sensors, power management and driver ICs, could affect sales ...
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Apr 19, 2021
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Apr 19, 2021
IC Packaging Technology Webinar
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Apr 19, 2021
Overview of Semiconductor Manufacturing Webinar for Asian Attendees
PT International
Apr 26, 2021
Advanced CMOS/FinFET Fabrication Webinar
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Apr 26, 2021
2021 Technology Crossover: CICMT | HiTEC | APEPS
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