Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI) has announced it has now shipped more than 10 million semiconductor laser diodes (LD) for the optical fiber communication applications since its first shipment in 1991.
TAZMO Co., Ltd. and Silecs, Inc. announced that the companies have completed the installation of TAZMO's Spin Coating System at Silecs' new electronic materials production and demonstration facilities in Espoo, Finland.
Intel Corporation has announced that it will invest $1 billion to $1.5 billion in its Rio Rancho site to retool Fab 11X for production on Intel's next generation 45 nanometre (nm) manufacturing process.
Together with researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysics in Frankfurt, the Nano Technology Systems Division of Carl Zeiss SMT has developed a transmission electron microscope for the high-resolution phase contrast imaging of biologic materials.
Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing has announced the extension of its joint development efforts with IBM to include 32-nanometer (nm) bulk complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Elpida Memory, Inc. (Elpida) has announced that it has reached a basic agreement with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Cension Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (Cension) concerning the sale of 200mm wafer processing equipment to Cension.
Intel Corporation has announced the mobile clinical assistant (MCA), a device which enables nurses to spend more time with patients, do their jobs on the move while remaining connected, and manage the administration of medications.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has announced that it produced 117 million units in 512 megabit (Mb) equivalents of its OneNAND Flash fusion memory in 2006, a 130 percent increase in production volume from 2005.
Catherine Bréchignac and Arnold Migus, respectively CNRS President and General Director, and Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, President of AIST (National Japanese Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), signed an agreement to create a GDRI (International Research Network) known as ECSAW (Environmental catalysis for sustaining clean air and water).
Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. has announced that ChipX Corporation, 29% held by Elron has completed the acquisition of the US ASIC business assets of Oki Semiconductor Company, a division of Oki America Inc.
ColorChip has announced that it has completed a $7.4 million funding led by Vertex Venture Capital, joining existing investors including Bessemer, Eurofund , Motorola , Polytechnos and Walden Israel Venture Capital.;;