Info
Info
News search:

< Page of 409 >

News


Wednesday 9th November 2005
AMI Semiconductor and MagnaChip Semiconductor, a designer, developer and manufacturer of mixed-signal and digital multimedia semiconductors, announced a development and foundry relationship.
Tuesday 8th November 2005
Shipments of networked consumer products forecast to grow at an annual rate of 64.4%.
Tuesday 8th November 2005
The United States, Japan and Switzerland are putting pressure on China to bolster its intellectual property protection rules, amidst accusations of mass counterfeiting in the world’s most populous nation.
Monday 7th November 2005
Attracted by the strong sales growth for diminutive active-matrix displays, South Korean suppliers are mounting an aggressive assault on the market for small/medium TFT-LCD panels, challenging the Japanese firms that now dominate this market segments.
Sunday 6th November 2005
Major US chip makers AMD and IBM has broadened the scope of their technology alliance. The expanded alliance now includes early exploratory research of new transistor, interconnect, lithography, and die-to-package connection technologies through to 2011.
Saturday 5th November 2005
Researchers from IBM have created a tiny device that could pave the way for far faster communication between electronic components through the use of light rather than electricity.
Info
Thursday 3rd November 2005
One of the founding fathers of nanotechnology has died at the age of 62. Nobel laureate Richard Smalley, a Rice University professor who helped discover buckyballs, the soccer ball-shaped form of carbon, and championed the field of nanotechnology. Smalley, who had battled cancer, died at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, said a statement from Rice University, the institute where Smalley was based.
Thursday 3rd November 2005
SUSS MicroTec has received 3 purchase orders from leading device manufacturing companies for its production wafer bonder ABC200.
Thursday 3rd November 2005
Global Crown Capital, an independent, boutique investment firm, announced the launch of research coverage of Nanotechnology and MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) equities worldwide for the financial industry.
Thursday 3rd November 2005
View Engineering has. announced that it has acquired the assets of privately held Micro-Metric, Inc. of San Jose, CA. Founded in 1979, Micro-Metric is a producer of high-magnification, non-contact critical dimension and coordinate nanometrology systems used in the semiconductor, data storage and MEMs industries.
Monday 31st October 2005
A major fire on Sunday morning partially destroyed the Mountbatten Building at Southhampton University, in particular the area containing the microfabrication facility. Very fortunately, as far as can be ascertained, no one was injured or is missing as a result of the fire.
Sunday 30th October 2005
Despite a substantial and growing portion of the world’s semiconductor manufacturing capacity located in Asia, U.S. and European IC manufacturers are driving the market for front-end equipment tools for copper processing of IC interconnects, according to the report 300mm/Copper/Low-K Convergence: Timing, Trends, Issues, Market Analysis, recently published by The Information Network.
Info
Saturday 29th October 2005
Epichem has announced that Intel Capital has completed an investment in the company. Intel Capital was the only investor in this funding round. The terms of the investment were not disclosed. Epichem has not previously raised funding through venture capital investors.
Friday 28th October 2005
World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) just released show the global market grew at a fairly strong rate. The Asian markets continue to grow at a higher pace than anywhere else but the European figures show a strong steady growth rate that outstrips other geographic regions.
Thursday 27th October 2005
sp3 Diamond Technologies, has been awarded a DARPA contract to introduce its nanoparticle diamond thin film deposition process into the MEMS Exchange.
Thursday 27th October 2005
Surface Technology Systems (STS) has announced the release of Pegasus, a new Deep Reactive Ion Etching (DRIE) system, optimised initially for silicon etch, that delivers significant improvements in etch process capability, stability and system reliability.
Thursday 27th October 2005
Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) announced that it has passed several key milestones and demonstrated integrated operation with its Rare Cell Purification System (RCPS), including sorting viable human cells at high speeds with greater than 95% purity.
Thursday 27th October 2005
Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs has announced that Vladimir Aksyuk has been listed as one of Technology Review magazine's TR35, an elite list of top innovators under the age of 35.
Info
Tuesday 25th October 2005
The average selling price (ASP) for ICs is expected to resume growth in Q1 2006, following a 15% decline from its high in January 2005 and stagnation in August.
Tuesday 25th October 2005
IMEC's ASML XT:1250i step-and-scan system has been upgraded with state-of-the-art hardware. The first exposures show excellent performance in three key areas: improved CD uniformity across the wafer, better overlay numbers up to values comparable to dry 193nm lithography, and a reduction in patterned defectivity.
Monday 24th October 2005
STATS ChipPAC Ltd. a semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider announced it has added a new family of extremely thin packaging solutions with profile heights of less than 0.50mm to its packaging portfolio.
Monday 24th October 2005
The semiconductor thin-film equipment market will trend upward starting in mid-2006 and reach double-digit growth in 2007 and 2008, aided by transistor and gate processing...
Monday 24th October 2005
However, according to analyst, computer and wireless IC inventories appear under control.
Friday 21st October 2005
The front-end semiconductor equipment market will drop sequentially over the next three quarters before starting an upward track in mid-2006 that will ultimately reach double-digit growth in 2007 and 2008, according to The Information Network market research company.

×
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
Logo
×
Logo
×
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the Silicon Semiconductor Magazine, the Silicon Semiconductor Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.


Please subscribe me to:

 

You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in:
 
X
Info
X
Info
{taasPodcastNotification}