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.
Following the recent €10.6 million venture funding led by Sofinnova Partners, Accent S.p.A. has announced the composition of its new Board of Directors which includes members with broad industry, technical and international experience.
Trio-Tech International announced that its manufacturing division has received three separate orders for burn-in systems, together valued at $3,600,000, for delivery in the fiscal second quarter ending December 31, 2006.
KLA-Tencor Corporation and ADE Corporation announced that the acquisition of ADE by KLA-Tencor has received the approval of German antitrust authorities and that the previously announced Phase II investigation of the acquisition has been closed.
Universal Display Corporation announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant for $750,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop power-efficient WOLED white OLED technology for future solid-state lighting applications.