2018-02-27 - Rick Merritt

5nm Node EUV Proving Troublesome

Perilous random defects appear on the road to 5 and 3 nanometer chip production

2018-02-26 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

Qualcomm to Utilize Samsung’s 7nm EUV Process

Samsung promises higher yields on 7nm EUV process than on 10nm FinFET

2018-02-22 - Jonas Klar, EE Times Asia

Battery Customers Rush to Secure Cobalt Supplies

Large corporations no longer content on relying on battery OEMs, looking to secure exclusive deals.

2018-02-18 - Vivek Bakshi

Challenges and Milestones in EUV

EUV lithography faces short-term gains and long-term challenges in resist, actinic inspection, mask and mask pellicles and light sources.

2018-02-09 - Nitin Dahad, EE Times

STMicro, Macom to Begin Sampling GaN-on-Silicon in 2018

ST to manufacture GaN-on-silicon wafers for Macom's use in RF applications.

- Dylan McGrath, EE Times

Wafer Capacity Projected to Increase 6 Percent per Year until 2022

DRAM sales grew by 76.8 percent, NAND 47.5 percent in 2017.

2018-01-30 - SEMI

SEMI Highlights Critical Need of New Electronics Manufacturing Talent

“If we do not act together quickly, we will choke our own growth”

 

2017-07-28 - Vivek Nanda

Eliminating fractures in 3D printed parts

A new technique microwaves carbon nanotubes sandwiched between 3D printed layers to weld them together and make parts to up to 275% stronger.

2017-07-04 - Junko Yoshida

Who will win in ‘Europe First’ reboot?

A partnership between CEA-Leti and Fraunhofer Group is aimed at funding—not just for themselves but for the microelectronics industry in their regions—from each of their national governments.

- Junko Yoshida

Europe pushes for sovereignty amidst tech reboot

As China aggressively pushes its own industrial policy, Europe sees it as fair game to consolidate some of its collected industrial power and establish its own technology policy.