Aviza Technology, Inc. has announced that the company was awarded a multi year grant of approximately 1.2 million (GBP), or $2.2 million (USD), from the Welsh Assembly Government's Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) program.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (President and CEO: Setsuhiro Shimomura) announced that Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics U.S.A. Inc. (MEUS), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, has received a subpoena from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division seeking information about the sales of Mitsubishi Electric static random access memory (SRAM) in the United States.
Agilent Technologies Inc. and AT4 Wireless (formerly known as CETECOM Spain) announced that Agilent's Measurement Systems Division and Wireless Business Unit have won a contract valued at more than US$1 million jointly with AT4 Wireless for fixed and mobile WiMAX conformance test and regulatory test systems with Telecom Technology Centre (TTC) Taiwan.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) and ATI Technologies Inc. announced that the proposed acquisition of ATI by AMD has been approved by the Minister of Industry under the Investment Canada Act, satisfying one of the conditions to the closing of the acquisition.
In both the second and third quarter of 2006 Osram Opto Semiconductors placed additional follow-on orders for SUSS LithoFab200 Clusters, which are specifically used in volume production for the manufacturing of High Brightness / High Power Light Emitting Diodes (LED).
Nanotecture Ltd has won the Shell Energy Award from the Institution of Chemical Engineers ("IChemE") for its innovative supercapacitor technology that could significantly reduce CO2 and other diesel engine emissions by eliminating the need to idle truck engines to provide power for electrical loads.
POWERLASE Limited has announces a partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF) in the field of Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV)Lithography to further the development of high-power laser produced plasma EUV source.
The market for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), which includes products such as automobile airbag systems, display systems and inkjet cartridges totaled $48 billion in 2005, and is expected to top $95 billion by 2010, according to Global MEMS/Microsystems Markets and Opportunities, a comprehensive new market research report from SEMI.
In an otherwise flat year, the lithography and dielectric dry etch sectors will exhibit nearly double digit growth, according to the report "The Global Market for Equipment and Materials for IC Manufacturing," recently published by The Information Network.