2020-05-18 - TrendForce

TSMC’s US Expansion Plan May be Accompanied by 12-inch Supply Chain

According to TrendForce, TSMC's expansion plan in the U.S. may be accompanied by other actors in 12-inch supply chain too...

2020-05-15 - TSMC

TSMC to Build an Advanced Semiconductor Fab in US

TSMC today announced its intention to build and operate an advanced semiconductor fab in the US...

2020-05-14 - George Leopold

Analysts See a GaAs Rebound Amid Uncertainty

Chip industry trackers continue to hedge their bets despite a few bright spots...

2020-04-21 - Barbara Jorgensen

Worldwide Semiconductor Capex Expected to Drop 3% in 2020

Although the semiconductor industry’s capital spending (capex) forecast will decline by 3% this year, that figure hasn’t be lowered due…

2020-04-03 - IDC

COVID-19 to Significantly Impact Global Chip Market

According to IDC, the COVID-19 virus will have a serious impact on the semiconductor market, likely be close to US$26…

2020-03-12 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

ST Acquires a Majority Stake in GaN Company

With the acquisition of a majority stake in French gallium nitride innovator Exagan, STMicroelectronics expands beyond silicon carbide.

2020-03-05 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

Next-Gen Space-Borne Systems Call for WBG Semiconductors

WBG semiconductors are critical to the development of next-generation space-borne systems thanks to advantages like insensitivity to radiation and high-temperature…

2020-02-18 - Barbara Jorgensen

Over Half of Global Wafer Capacity Held by Five Companies

An increasing percentage of the world’s capacity is getting concentrated in the hands of the largest producers.

2020-01-20 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

The Role of Silicon Carbide in Power Electronics

Silicon Carbide is being adopted in several power applications. The agreement between ROHM and STMicroelectronics will increase its massive adoption…

2019-12-20 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

Improving Efficiency with SiC Isolated Gate Drivers

Using silicon carbide gate drivers can reduce energy loss by 30 percent while maximizing system uptime.