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Indium Corporation Announces Spanish-Language Printing Webinar
Indium Corporation
Element Six selected to join the UKRI's Prosperity Partnership initiative
Element Six
VCSEL industry: towards a complete metamorphosis?
Yole Développement
Amkor Technology Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2021
Amkor Technology
Flashbond UV-3607HT - True Dual Cure Adhesive
EpoxySet Inc.
Meyer Burger concentrates its service activities in Asia
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd
Optical transceivers: co-packaged optics and Chinese players are supporting the growth
Yole Développement
UK Innovation Strategy: funding for thermal management
UKRI Prosperity Partnership
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Johnson Signs Medicare Into Law
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President Johnson signs Medicare into law. At the bill-signing ceremony, which took place at the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri, former President Harry S. Truman was enrolled as Medicare's first beneficiary and received the first Medicare card.
The day was Jul 30. What year was it?
July 30, 2021
Chip Shortage Starting to Hit the Smartphone Industry
A global shortage of computer chips has impacted everything from automobiles to video game consoles. And smartphones are looking like they're next on the list. Semiconductors have been in short supply this year, due to a number of reasons including factory closures resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic and heightened demand for consumer electronics. Automakers have been especially impacted ...
Intel: Back on Top by 2025?
Intel has spent the last few years dealing with criticism that it had lost its lead against rivals in the race to put ever more and better performing transistors on each ...
IEEE Spectrum
EMI Shielding for System in Package Using Spray Coating and Silver Particle-Free Ink
This paper demonstrates the capability of EMI-207, a metal-complex conductive ink that sets the standard for particle-free conductive coatings, combined with widely adopted ...
Technical Paper
Demand for Silicon Outstrips Supply
The hits keep coming for the global semiconductor industry that continues to benefit from record-breaking demand across the entire chip ecosystem from IC design ...
EE Times
Samsung maintains 2nd spot in tablet market in Q2
Samsung Electronics Co. stayed on as the world's second-largest tablet computer vendor in the second quarter of the year, a report showed, as it strives to catch up ...
Yonhap News Agency
Samsung reports surge in profit on chip demand
Samsung Electronics Co's net profit surged more than 70% in the second quarter thanks to higher memory chip prices fueled by demand spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Taipei Times
Foxconn to Build 5G Chip Packaging/Testing Plant In China
After planning to go big in India, Foxconn Electronics looks to turn its fortunes by investing more in China. An advanced semiconductor assembly and a test plant at Qingdao ...
The Summer Intel Fell Behind
In the summer of 2020 Intel seemed poised for triumph. Then it all went wrong. "To put it briefly: Intel blew it," explains Glenn O'Donnell, a research director ...
The Verge
Consortium prepares bid to buy the UK’s biggest chip plant back off Chinese-owned Nexperia
A consortium is raising money from banks and private equity investors to fund a potential bid for silicon wafer manufacturer Newport Wafer Fab, according to ...
Is RISC-V The Future?
Is RISC-V the future? This is a question that we often get asked, and let's assume that we mean 'is RISC-V going to be the dominant ISA in the processor market?’ This ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Views from Taiwan (3): Acer, Asus ride high on record notebook sales
Given the ballpark yearly volume of about 200 million units for the notebook market, estimated worldwide shipment of 238 million units in 2021 outperforming 2020 ...
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Aug 3, 2021
VIRTUAL: Capacitor Reliability Seminar
TJ Green Associates, LLC
Aug 5, 2021
VIRTUAL: Space and Military Standards for Hybrids and RF Microwave Modules
TJ Green Associates, LLC
Aug 9, 2021
Virtual International Conference on System-in-Package (SiP) Technology
Aug 9, 2021
2021 International Conference on System-in-Package (SiP) Technology
Aug 10, 2021
VIRTUAL: Microelectronic Packaging Failure Modes and Analysis
TJ Green Associates, LLC
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
What is the main ingredient in glass?
Answer: Silica, in the form of sand. Only sand of exceptional purity can be used to make glass. If the sand contains a trace of iron, for instance, the glass made with it will have a greenish color.