PC outlook lowered again

30.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to fall by -9.7 percent in 2013, further deepening what is already the longest market contraction on record.

Moore’s Law Dead by 2022: Crying Wolf?

30.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Zvi Or-Bach, President & CEO of MonolithIC 3D Inc. blogs about recent predictions regarding the demise of continued scaling.

TowerJazz announces the creation and accreditation of Jazz Semiconductor Trusted Foundry

28.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Expands support for the US Aerospace and Defense market in its Newport Beach, CA facility

Entegris and imec collaborate on 3D wafer handling and shipping challenges

28.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Entegris, Inc. and imec announced they are collaborating to advance the development and broaden the adoption of 3D integrated circuits.

TSMC becomes the largest semiconductor supplier in the world in 2Q13

27.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Share of total IC market by foundry-produced devices is forecast to reach over 45 percent in 2017.

Lone Japanese semiconductor supplier ranked among top 10 in 1H13

27.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Competitive pressures, collapse of vertically integrated business model, increasing "asset-lite" strategies lead to Japan mergers, spinoffs

 

MTPV Power Corp. receives top award at SEMICON West’s Silicon Innovation Forum

23.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

MTPV received the Top Pitch award for its breakthrough technology for converting heat to electricity using semiconductor chips as judged by several industry professionals, strategic partners and investors at SEMICON West’s Silicon Innovation Summit held in July of this year.

SunEdison to spin off semiconductor business in solar push

23.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

SunEdison Inc said it would spin off its semiconductor business in an initial public offering and use the proceeds to build solar farms.

$5.2B in printed electronics is expected to be sold in 2015

22.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

The total applied market created by printed electronics technology is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47 percent to $24.3 billion by 2020 from $3.3 billion in 2013

Bruker appoints Thomas Bachmann as president of the Bruker BioSpin Group

19.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Bruker Corporation today announced the appointment of Thomas Bachmann as the new president of its Bruker BioSpin Group.

Applied Materials names Gary E. Dickerson as CEO

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Michael R. Splinter will serve as executive chairman.

Despite challenges, industrial semiconductor market reports positive Q1

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

The market for semiconductors used in industrial electronics applications relished a better-than-expected first quarter as macroeconomic headwinds turned out to be less severe than initially feared.

Toshiba honored with Best of Show Award at Flash Memory Summit

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

The Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba is pleased to announce that its solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) series has been honored with a Best of Show Award at this year’s Flash Memory Summit.

The positive sides of doping

14.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Flexible thin film solar cells that can be produced by roll-to-roll manufacturing are a highly promising route to cheap solar electricity.

Second quarter graphics chip shipments: AMD tops the chart, Intel is up, Nvidia is down

14.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

While the news was disappointing year-to-year, the news was encouraging quarter-to-quarter.