2020 Global Silicon Revenue Remains Stable as Wafer Area Shipments Edge Up Despite COVID-19 Disruption

2020 Global Silicon Revenue Remains Stable as Wafer Area Shipments Edge Up Despite COVID-19 Disruption

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2020 increased while revenue remained unchanged from 2019 at $11,170 million, the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) reported in its year-end analysis of the silicon wafer industry. Silicon shipments totaled 12,407 million square inches (MSI), compared to 11,810 MSI shipped in 2019, a rebound in volume of 5% year over year, recovering close to...

U.S. Department of Defense Partners with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Manufacture Secure Chips at Fab 8 in Upstate New York

U.S. Department of Defense Partners with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Manufacture Secure Chips at Fab 8 in Upstate New York

U.S. Department of Defense Partners with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Manufacture Secure Chips at Fab 8 in Upstate New York GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the world’s leading specialty foundry, today announced a strategic partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to provide a secure and reliable supply of semiconductor solutions manufactured at GF’s Fab 8 in Malta, New York — the company’s most...

Applied Materials and Their Contribution in Semiconductor Industry

Applied Materials and Their Contribution in Semiconductor Industry

Applied Materials and Semiconductor Industry  Applied materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Applied materials have grown from a small start-up founded 52 years ago is November 10, 1967. It is one of the world’s most admired global companies. It is an American corporation that supplies...

ASML Technology and its Uses in Semiconductor Industry

ASML Technology and its Uses in Semiconductor Industry

ASML Technology and Semiconductor Industry ASML Technology in Semiconductor Industry: ASML is one of the world’s only manufacturers of lithography machines. It uses the extreme ultraviolet light. It is so as to harness the power of extreme ultraviolet light and it brings EUV lithography to the market, ASML had to tackle some of its biggest technical challenges over more than...

Qurv and Infineon Win for Leading MEMS and Image Sensors Innovations at SEMI Technology Showcase

Qurv and Infineon Technologies have won the MEMS & Imaging Sensors Technology Showcase at the Technology Unites Global Summit, SEMI announced today. The Qurv wide-spectrum image sensor was recognized as the best imaging technology and the Infineon Technologies environmental sensor as the leading MEMS technology. The winners were selected from five finalists in each category in a vote by a committee of industry experts. “Image and MEMS sensors...

SEMI and 16 Industry Groups Send Letter to President Biden Urging Support for CHIPS Act Funding and Investment Tax Credit

SEMI and 16 Industry Groups Send Letter to President Biden Urging Support for CHIPS Act Funding and Investment Tax Credit

In a letter sent to President Biden today, SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, and 16 organizations representing industries including automotive, medical and technology urged the Biden administration to bolster domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research. The letter calls for funding the initiatives authorized in the CHIPS for America Act and the enactment of a federal...

SOI Industry Consortium Joins SEMI as Strategic Association Partner

SOI Industry Consortium Joins SEMI as Strategic Association Partner

SEMI today announced that the SOI Industry Consortium, a leading industry organization representing the complete SOI-based microelectronics value chain, has joined SEMI as a Strategic Association Partner effective January 1, 2021. Under the partnership, the Newton, Mass.-based consortium and its members will advance the electronics industry’s understanding, development, and adoption of SOI-based technologies as a critical pillar for innovation. The SOI...

Virtual FLEX 2021 to Showcase Leading-Edge Innovations to Make the World Safer

Virtual FLEX 2021 to Showcase Leading-Edge Innovations to Make the World Safer

The latest advances in flexible and printed electronics for a safer future will take center stage at the 20th anniversary Flexible Hybrid Electronics Conference and Exhibition (FLEX Conference 2021), February 22-26. The virtual event will feature keynotes, panels, technical sessions, TechTALKS and networking opportunities. Registration is open. FLEX Conference 2021 runs daily from 8:00am to 12:00pm Pacific Time and Feb. 23-24 at 4:00pm Pacific Time...

Veeco Announces Selection for Next-Gen GaN Power and 5G Chip Production Platform by International Consortium Led

Veeco Announces Selection for Next-Gen GaN Power and 5G Chip Production Platform by International Consortium Led

VEECO ANNOUNCES SELECTION FOR NEXT-GEN GAN POWER AND 5G CHIP PRODUCTION PLATFORM BY INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM LED BY TAIWAN’S NCT UNIVERSITY KEY TAIWANESE INFLUENCER NAMES VEECO TO INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM AIMED AT ENABLING SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) today announced that National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), based in Hsinchu, Taiwan, has selected Veeco to be an essential collaborator in...

SEMICON Korea 2021 Opens Tomorrow With AI, Sensors, Smart Manufacturing and Talent in the Spotlight

SEMICON Korea 2021 Opens Tomorrow With AI, Sensors, Smart Manufacturing and Talent in the Spotlight

SEMICON Korea 2021 Virtual opens tomorrow with cutting-edge innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), smart manufacturing, sustainable manufacturing and sensors for a hyper-connected world in focus. Registration for the February 3-12 online conference is open until Feb. 5. Themed Toward the Hyper-Connected World, SEMICON Korea 2021 will offer the latest microelectronics industry insights and developments during 20 virtual sessions featuring more than 120 experts across...