Call for Papers
SEMI Adv Semiconductor Mfrg Conf (ASMC) 2015
Deadline Extended to November 10
SEMICON Southeast Asia 2015
Due: January 31, 2015
FROM THE PRESIDENT OF SEMI AMERICAS
New Growth Area for Semiconductor Industry: South America
Today, Brazil holds the world's fourth largest market for automobiles and televisions, and the fifth largest market for information communications technology. Brazil's booming economy and increasing consumption of electronic goods has boosted the demand for integrated circuits.
In 2012, Unitec Semiconductor S.A. announced an investment of US$400M to build the most modern semiconductor factory in the Southern Hemisphere. The facility will produce customized chips used in industrial and medical applications. (more)
China's LED Fab Industry Will Install More than 1,000 MOCVD Tools from 2014 to 2018
By Daniel QI, Chief Analyst of LED Industry, IRC, SEMI China
As a result of cost reduction and performance improvements, LED lighting is becoming more and more competitive in general lighting market.
IoT Sees Real Adoption in Industry and Drives Development of Ecosystem
By Paula Doe, SEMI
The smart watch may get the press, but smart connected sensors in the factory are quietly saving companies millions a year.
Simplifying the Complexity of New Material Development in the Semiconductor Industry
By Wayne Mitchell, VP and GM, Global Electronics, Air Products
To be a reliable supplier to the industry going forward, materials suppliers must reduce complexity. Enhancing device performance, reducing power consumption, shrinking form factors, and lowering the cost for the next generation of smart phones, tablets, PCs, and wearables are just some of the primary drivers.
450mm Standards Update: October 2014
The industry is continuing to develop the standards that will be essential to high-volume manufacturing on larger substrates.
Wrap-up: SEMI Strategic Materials Conference
By Karey Holland and Sue Davis, Techcet Group
The SEMI Strategic Materials Conference 2014 was very well attended with people from several of the leading IC makers as well as suppliers of equipment and materials to the fabs.
FD-SOI Front and Center at Very Successful SEMICON Europa
By Adele Hars
GlobalFoundries is hot on FD-SOI. Qualcomm's interested in it for IoT. ST's got more amazing low-power FD-SOI results. These are just some of the highlights that came out of the Low Power Conference during SEMICON Europa 2014.
Tetsuro Higashi to Receive the SEMI Sales and Marketing Excellence Award
Terry Higashi will receive the 18th SEMI Sales and Marketing Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in semiconductor equipment and materials.
Get an advanced "peek" into the future of sensors and IoE at the The TSensors (Trillion Sensors) Summit San Diego, November 12-13, at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. Talks by more than 30 thought leaders will present to over 400 attendees participating in this year's event.
Seven Facts about Japan Semiconductor Manufacturing Supply Chain
Seven facts about semiconductor manufacturing that show how Japan is an important and active part of the industry.
450mm Innovations and Synergies for Smaller Diameters
Semiconductor equipment and materials innovations are expanding as 450mm research and development proceeds at consortia, institutes and companies around the world.
Million Dollar Challenge Grant Goal Achieved for SEMI High Tech Industry Workforce Development
With generous "Morgan Challenge Matchmaker" contributions, the SEMI Foundation recently reached its goal of $1 million for workforce development.