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Semiconductor Sputter Targets Forecasting Decline in 2023

Suppliers will benefit from slowdown as tight supply will be alleviated.

What’s in the January/February Issue?

Each issue of Semiconductor Digest has articles found only in the magazine. Click on the links to read the articles in the January/February issue.

Flip Electronics Acquires Manufacturer of Obsolete Semiconductors Resurgent Semiconductor LLC

The acquisition will enhance Flip’s services and solutions portfolio to accomplish Flip’s mission of “Making Obsolescence Obsolete”.  

Global Leader in microLED Manufacturing Orders Repeat Solstice S8 Single-Wafer Electroplating System from ClassOne Technology

Built on ClassOne’s Solstice platform, the system will be used at the customer’s new manufacturing site in Asia for high-volume production of next-generation microLEDs deployed in a range of end applications.

Device Manufacturers Turn to Talent Acquisition and Cross-Platform Software Development Tools to Fuel Productivity

Research from Qt reveals over a third (38%) of connected device manufacturers are experiencing delays in time-to-market, while 48% have been forced to raise prices.

Westerwood Global Acquires NSTAR Global Services

Workforce development and managed service solutions are rapidly becoming a vital element to meeting the growing talent shortage, particularly in high tech industries such as semiconductor.

Micron Appoints Raj Narasimhan as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Compute and Networking Business Unit

Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the appointment of Raj Narasimhan to the role of senior vice president and general manager of its Compute and Networking Business Unit.

DB HiTek Expands High Value-Added Specialized Sensor

DB HiTek starts to expand high value-added specialized image sensor business with the foundry process technology specialized for global shutter and SPAD (Single Photon Avalanche Diode) which is in attention in various industries including automobile, robot and others.

Faraday Announces Multi-Site Manufacturing Support in ASIC

Faraday Technology Corporation, a ASIC design service and IP provider, today announced to offer multi-site manufacturing support across all regions for ASIC customers.

Cohu Acquires MCT Worldwide

Cohu, Inc., a global supplier of equipment and services optimizing semiconductor manufacturing yield and productivity, today announced that it has acquired MCT Worldwide, LLC.

Toshiba Releases Automotive 40V N-channel Power MOSFETs with New High Heat Dissipation Package

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has launched automotive 40V N-channel power MOSFETs.

IPG Photonics Launches Six High-Power Diode Laser Solutions Targeted at Industrial Heating and Drying

IPG Photonics Corporation today announced the launch of six high efficiency diode laser solutions providing numerous advantages over thermal ovens in industrial heating and drying applications.

Edwards Vacuum Marks Opening

Dacon Corporation has completed a 135,000 SF new headquarters for Edwards Vacuum, a designer and manufacturer of advanced technology parts used in the semiconductor, power, renewable energy, scientific R&D markets, analytical instrument manufacturers, chemical and food processing industries.  Their portfolio spans parts for vacuum and abatement; this location is dedicated to cryopump manufacturing. The design of this 2-story LEED facility centers on 4 functional domains – manufacturing, labs, offices and…

IPG Photonics Launches Three High-Power Deep Ultraviolet Lasers for Micromachining

IPG Photonics Corporation today announced the launch of three deep ultraviolet (Deep UV) lasers with its proprietary non-linear crystals providing more robust and flexible solutions over lasers using conventional frequency conversion materials.

Under Pressure: Breakthrough New Material Solves Problem of Wearable Sensors

Team from UMass Amherst develops all-fabric pressure sensor that works even when the pressure is pushing down on you.

Aragio Solutions to Join Intel Foundry Services (IFS) Accelerator IP Alliance

Aragio Solutions today announced a new partnership with IFS in their IP Alliance Program.

Tempo Automation Addresses Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with New Inventory Management Tools

This update helps Tempo customers guard against supply chain disruptions within the electronics industry.

Diodes Incorporated Releases Its First Silicon Carbide Schottky Barrier Diodes (SBD)

Diodes Incorporated (Diodes) today announced the release of its first Silicon Carbide (SiC) Schottky barrier diodes (SBD).

Samsung Electronics Achieves Life Cycle Assessment Verification on Product Carbon Footprint for Semiconductors

Environmental impact of chips manufactured at Samsung’s global sites to be shared to accelerate its B2B customers’ carbon neutrality goals.

Advanced Electronic Skin for Multiplex Healthcare Monitoring

Scientists from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) have devised a first-of-its-kind electronic skin (E-skin) patch for advanced healthcare monitoring.

ASM Receives Excellent Performance Award from TSMC

ASM International N.V. has received a 2022 “Excellent Performance Award” from TSMC, recognizing global suppliers who showed outstanding performance.

Polar Semiconductor Investment and Expansion

Polar is also pursuing U.S. CHIPS Act funding to further invest in its capacity and cost leadership initiatives to supply sensor and high voltage power wafers for critical automotive and industrial applications.

From AI Software to Surgical Robots

PTB to advance the quality assurance of artificial intelligence systems in a new EU project.

FEATURED VIDEO — Marposs: Bringing New Solutions to Inspection, Measurement and Monitoring

Frank Powell, who is in charge of business development in semiconductor for Marposs, and Patrice Belin, product manager for STIL, a division of Marposs, talk to Semiconductor Digest editor Pete Singer about the company, its products and their applications. Marposs Company provides precision metrology equipment in the form of probes, in-process gauges and non-contact sensors for process control and monitoring. The STIL group adds chromatic confocal and interferometry technology to the line-up. Applications include ingot slicing, lapping/polishing/CMP, back grinding and machine monitoring. Chromatic confocal tech is used to produce high-accuracy bump measurements.

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