Blaze DFM has been chosen by the Semiconductor Technology Academic Research Centre (STARC) to provide lithography simulation and analysis software that will be integrated into the STARCAD-CEL (Certified Engineering Linkage, one step ahead of DFM) reference design flow.
A new economic study issued today by Dr. Michael A. Williams, Director, ERS Group, found that Intel has extracted monopoly profits from microprocessor sales of more than $60 billion in the period 1996-2006.
BPM Microsystems has announced that it has shipped the first units of its newest device programmer, Flashstream, after introducing it to the electronics and semiconductor industries in April and accepting the first orders in May.
DEK has announced its plans to open a manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China. To mark the occasion, the company is holding a Grand Opening Ceremony in August when it will officially unveil the new facility to a selection of guests.
Soitec has announced it is intensifying its focus to ensure that the low-power advantages of SOI are accessible to semiconductor companies grappling with a new era where energy consumption has become a key design criteria.
The market for organic and printed electronics will rise from $1.18 billion in 2007 to over $300 billion in 20 years, becoming a huge business as the technology offers many different benefits, stated in a report by Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx.
The production outage at certain Samsung Electronics Co. fabs has delivered an upside for the global NAND flash memory market by causing the current shortage of such parts to linger through the first half of August—potentially boosting prices, according to iSuppli Corp.
Arrowhead Research has announced that its majority owned subsidiary, Unidym, has entered an agreement with a major liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturer to integrate carbon nanotube-based products into display applications.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), collaborating with Innovalight, Inc., have shown that a new and important effect called Multiple Exciton Generation (MEG) occurs efficiently in silicon nanocrystals.
The global power-management semiconductor market will expand significantly during the next few years, driven in part by rising demand from makers of portable electronic equipment, iSuppli Corp. predicts.