At the BroadGroup Power and Cooling Summit, IBM researchers presented an innovative approach for improving the cooling of computer chips, an increasingly urgent need given the large amount of heat released by today's more powerful processors and the additional energy required for removing that heat.
BOC Edwards and Aviza Technology, Inc. announced that they have entered into a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to develop Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology for advanced semiconductor manufacturing.
German EDA company MunEDA and Korean EDA-Distributor Davan Tech announced that Davan Tech Corporation will exclusively distribute and support MunEDA tools and solutions to the prospering Korean semiconductor and circuit design market.
Outstanding performances in Europe's information and communication technologies industry were recognised at Frost & Sullivan's Excellence in Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) Awards Banquet held last Tuesday evening at the Le Meridien hotel in London.
Rudolph Technologies and Tokyo Electron Limited announced an agreement between the two companies that will provide Tokyo Electron (TEL) worldwide distribution rights for Rudolph's integrated lithography inspection technologies, to be included within TEL's coater/developer.
Amtech Systems, Inc. announced the Company has received over $10 million of solar orders since September 1, 2005, including a recent order totaling approximately $1.6 million from the solar cell industry for thermal processing systems.
FPT Corporation, information and communications technology (ICT) provider in Vietnam, announced it issued new shares to private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG) and Intel Capital, the venture capital organization of Intel Corporation.
SEMI's Cluster tool standards for semiconductor vacuum operations are still being ignored in the industry, according to the report Cluster Tools in IC Processing: Technology and Market Forecasts, recently published by The Information Network
Synplicity, Inc. announced it has joined the ARM Connected Community. As part of the ARM Connected Community, Synplicity will gain access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy innovative solutions that enable developers to get their ARM Powered products to market faster.
A number of breakthrough applications for employing contact mask aligners have demonstrated the equipment's versatility far beyond the production of silicon wafers. Once reserved solely for the building of integrated circuits, contact mask aligners are now used to fabricate cutting edge products, including those that incorporate MEMS (miniature electro-mechanical systems) and microfluidics technology.