Anadigics Inc. has announced that it has entered into an Investment Contract with the Kunshan New and Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone (KSND), to jointly construct a new state-of-the art 6" gallium arsenide (GaAs) integrated circuit (IC) wafer fabrication facility.
The semiconductor industry is starting in India. While India already has a high profile for software and chip design, the manufacturing of integrated circuits is expected to start and accelerate rapidly, with a huge potential for growth.
NAMTEC (the National Metals Technology Centre) is looking to help manufacturers access awards of up to £5,000 for the development of ‘Smart' materials. ‘Smart' materials are those that sense and adapt to stimulus in the environment and NAMTEC is part of a consortium that is promoting the investment into research & development for these types of materials, surfaces and structures.
Vendors of solutions based on silicon and micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) face an uphill battle to make a dent in the huge market for timing devices, according to a recent study from ABI Research.
Renesas Technology Corp. and ZMD have announced a joint development agreement enabling Renesas to incorporate ZMD's RF technology into Renesas microcontrollers (MCU) to develop a 900-MHz band ZigBee chipset.