IDT president and CEO resigns

28.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Board member Jeffrey McCreary appointed interim president and CEO.

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.

$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

ORNL superconducting wire yields unprecedented performance

19.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

The ability to control nanoscale imperfections in superconducting wires results in materials with unparalleled and customized performance, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Scientists find asymmetry in topological insulators

19.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

New research shows that a class of materials being eyed for the next generation of computers behaves asymmetrically at the sub-atomic level.

Graphene nanoscrolls are formed by decoration of magnetic nanoparticles

19.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Researchers at Umeå University, together with researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University, show in a new study how nitrogen-doped graphene can be rolled into perfect Archimedean nano scrolls by adhering magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on the surface of the graphene sheets.

Maxim Integrated Products to acquire Volterra Semiconductor Corp.

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Volterra Semiconductor Corp. for $23 per share, which represents a 55 percent premium to Volterra Semiconductor's closing share price on August 14, 2013.

Skyera and SK Hynix partner on 16nm NAND Flash

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Skyera Inc. today announced it has selected 16nm NAND Flash from SK Hynix for its new skyEagle all-Flash enterprise storage array.

Harold Hughes joins View Inc. board of directors

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

View Inc. today announced Harold Hughes, a semiconductor industry veteran, is joining the company's board of directors.

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.

Micron 16nm NAND wins Flash Memory Summit Best of Show Award

15.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

World’s smallest process node is recognized as most innovative Flash memory technology.

Advancing resistive memory to improve portable electronics

14.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Researchers develop novel way to build resistive memory devices that could become the storage part of the next generation of smart phones and tablets.

Small, fast and not so demanding

14.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Breakthrough in memory technologies could bring faster computing, smaller memory devices and lower power consumption.

Samsung introduces world’s first 3D V-NAND-based SSD

14.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Samsung today introduced the first solid state drive (SSD) based on its recently released 3D V-NAND technology. Samsung announced its new SSD, designed for use in enterprise servers and data centers, during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013.

Tablet and cellphone processors offset PC MPU weakness

13.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Total microprocessor sales are forecast to rise 8 percent in 2013 and reach $61.0 billion.