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Digitimes Research: Korea kicks off semiconductor development projects

Monday September 01, 2014

Ricky Tu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 1 September 2014] Aiming at becoming the world's second largest system IC producer in 2025, Korea has mapped out a seven-point development project to develop related IC products, including core architecture of application processors, power ... — Read More


Testing Solder Joint Fatigue on Printed Circuit Boards using Bi-Directional Shear Loading image

Testing Solder Joint Fatigue on Printed Circuit Boards using Bi-Directional Shear Loading

Monday September 01, 2014

By AZoM.com Staff Writers Introduction Bi-directional Shear Loading Method Results and Discussion Conclusion About Nordson DAGEIn printed circuit boards (PCBs), the solder joint is very weak and this can be further compounded by cyclic strain from vibration, thermal expansion and bending. — Read More


Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Methods for Fabricating Integrated Circuits with Improved Semiconductor Fin Structures", for Approval

Sunday August 31, 2014

From Washington, D.C., VerticalNews journalists report that a patent application by the inventors Hwang, Wontae (Clifton Park, NY); Kim, IL Goo (Clifton Park, NY); Choi, DAE-HAN (Loudonville, NY); Han, Sang Cheol (Clifton Park, NY), filed on February 8, 2013, was made available online ... — Read More


semiconductor fab

Sunday August 31, 2014

A semiconductor fab is a manufacturing plant in which raw silicon wafers are turned into integrated circuits.  A fab lab features a clean room where the environment is controlled to eliminate dust and vibration and keep the temperature and humidity within a narrow range. — Read More


Siborg Systems Inc Introduces Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader Verification Tool for Its Distributors

Sunday August 31, 2014

Reader. It verifies Smart Tweezers' performance by measuring 16 known components in a semi-automatic setting. Novosibirsk, Russia (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Siborg Systems Inc from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and Novosibirsk based Institute of Automation and Electrometry of the Russian Academy ... — Read More


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Riding the embedded software wave

Saturday August 30, 2014

By Anand Sundaram, Senior Associate for PwC’s Operations ConsultingSoftware that controls and powers embedded devices is playing a key role in making possible the highly integrated, multi-functional ‘smart’ devices we take for granted in our daily lives – from the ubiquitous smart ... — Read More


Semiconductor and Circuit Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report From IBISWorld Has Been Updated

Saturday August 30, 2014

AdvancedAlthough operators will continue to face strong international competition, new opportunities in next-generation semiconductors and electronic inputs will encourage operators to invest in product development. — Read More


New Uncooled ASIC Thermal Imaging MonoScope from Senso Optics

Saturday August 30, 2014

Chip" (ASIC) technology, which has been introduced recently. The X-SEETM feature miniature and light-weight design, superior image quality, and ease of use. X-See Miniscope In the past, military and law enforcement agencies used to have night vision goggles on their helmets, which were ... — Read More


IXYS : Integrated Circuits Division Introduces the FDA217 Dual Photovoltaic MOSFET Driver

Saturday August 30, 2014

European Portfolio  |   North American Portfolio  |   Become a Member2  Delayed Nasdaq - 08/29 04:00:02 pm 11.99 USD   +1.35% 29m ago IXYS : Integrated Circuits Division Introduces the FDA217 Dual Photovoltaic.. 1d ago IXYS : DE/ : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matte.. — Read More


Avago Technologies Bullish Moving Average Crossover Alert (AVGO)

Saturday August 30, 2014

Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO) shares have crossed bullishly above their 10-day moving average of $76.69 on a volume of 3.7 million shares. This may provide swing traders with an opportunity for a long position, as such a crossover often suggests higher prices in the near term. — Read More


GIGABYTE Launches New X99 Series Motherboards image

GIGABYTE Launches New X99 Series Motherboards

Friday August 29, 2014

Tags: Gigabyte ( TPE:2376), Intel ( NASDAQ:INTC), Qualcomm ( NASDAQ:QCOM), Creative Quick Link: HEXUS.net/qacign Add to My Vault: Introducing New Intel® Core TM i7 Extreme Edition Processors and DDR4 Memory Support for the Ultimate PC Built Taipei, Taiwan, August 29th, 2014 - GIGABYTE ... — Read More


Full Compliance With Military Temperature Specification Planned For Altera 20 nm FPGA And SoC Devices image

Full Compliance With Military Temperature Specification Planned For Altera 20 nm FPGA And SoC Devices

Friday August 29, 2014

Mil Temp-Qualified Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs Allow Military Customers to Make Early Specification Decisions in Designing Avionics, Radar and other High Reliability Applications San Jose, CA /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) today announced military temperature (Mil Temp) ... — Read More


MSI X99 Motherboard Lineup Unleashed – X99S XPOWER AC and X99S Gaming 9 AC Lead The Pack image

MSI X99 Motherboard Lineup Unleashed – X99S XPOWER AC and X99S Gaming 9 AC Lead The Pack

Friday August 29, 2014

MSI has unleashed their next generation X99 motherboard lineup with five new X99 chipset based boards which include the flagship X99S XPOWER AC and X99S Gaming 9 AC. The new X99 motherboard lineup will include three categories of boards; Overclocking, Gaming and Classic series which ... — Read More


Gigabyte Technology : Launches New X99 Series Motherboards

Friday August 29, 2014

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the availability of their new X99 motherboard lineup based on the Intel ®X99 chipset with support for Intel's new Core™ i7 Extreme Edition (LGA 2011-v3 socket) processors and latest ... — Read More


MSI X99 Motherboards Launched: XPower, MPower, Gaming and SLI PLUS image

MSI X99 Motherboards Launched: XPower, MPower, Gaming and SLI PLUS

Friday August 29, 2014

With the X99 and Haswell-E platforms being launched today, MSI is coming to market officially with four models on sale with another coming soon. We took a look at the MSI X99S SLI PLUS when it was leaked earlier this month, and I have since learned that the release price will be $230, ... — Read More


Appaloosa Management exits position in Qualcomm image

Appaloosa Management exits position in Qualcomm

Friday August 29, 2014

Overview: Appaloosa Management’s 2Q14 positions (Part 4 of 7) By Smita Nair  • Aug 29, 2014 12:48 pm EDT Appaloosa Management and Qualcomm David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management added positions in Mohawk Industries ( MHK) and Weatherford International ( WFT). It sold positions in Qualcomm Inc. — Read More


Mattson Technology to Present at the 2014 Gateway Conference on September 4

Friday August 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014) - Mattson Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), a leading supplier of advanced process equipment used to manufacture semiconductors announced today that J. Michael Dodson, the company's chief operating and chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the 2014 Gateway Conference. — Read More


New Papers on Hybrid Substrates Presented at PCIM

Friday August 29, 2014

Dr. Xinhe Tang delivered two new papers on hybrid substrates at PCIM Asia 2014 and PCIM Europe 2014. Download your copy from the  Power Electronic Solutions Design Support Hub.PCIM Asia 2014: Baseplate Cooling of Power Modules with Hybrid Substrate The demand for fluid cooling of high ... — Read More


European power electronics research initiative adds Mentor image

European power electronics research initiative adds Mentor

Friday August 29, 2014

The European Centre for Power Electronics (ECPE) is a Germany-based industry initivative for research, education and technology transfer in power electronics. The role of the ten-year-old ECPE initiative is to support research on power electronics systems and pass this into the industry ... — Read More


SMIC selected in "Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong Kong Ranking Award"

Friday August 29, 2014

Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporations ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, announced, it was selected by Hong Kong Yazhou Zhoukan Limited in the Fourth Mainland Enterprises Listed in Hong ... — Read More

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