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June 11, 2019 by Phil Amsrud, senior principal analyst, automotive semiconductors, IHS Markit

Cypress deal makes Infineon top automotive chip supplier

IHS Markit reports says recent acquisition has firm surpassing current market leader NXP
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March 22, 2019 by EP&T Magazine

Analog Devices collaborates with UnitedSiC on SiC products

UnitedSiC, a manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductors, announced a strategic investment and long-term supply agreement from Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI).  Terms of the investment and supply agreement were not announced.  “From our first meeting with the ADI Power…
Product
March 5, 2019 by Stephen Law

Super industrial solutions solve tough design challenges

CENTRAL SEMICONDUCTOR Super Industrial discrete semiconductors meet the harshest environmental concerns experienced by designers of end-products used in adverse conditions. Devices overcome the challenges of moisture-sensitive environments or extreme temperatures.Utilizing firm’s custom device development process, discretes start at the bare…
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November 20, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Electronica displays a future that is ‘smart’ and secure

The biggest electronica ever includes 80,000 visitors — an increase of 10%
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August 10, 2018 by Myson Robles-Bruce, research manager, semiconductor value chain, IHS Markit

OEM semiconductor design spending to hit historic high

Break through on $300 billion ceiling achieved as robust demand continues unabated
Product
July 13, 2018 by Stephen Law

Processors meet advanced A/V, smart home requirements

NXP Semiconductors i.MX 8M family of applications processors enables embedded designers to meet the new standards of user interface, intelligence and connectivity set by consumer electronic devices. Processors are suitable for increasing video, graphic, and audio system requirements for smarthome and smart IoT applications.…
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July 9, 2018 by By Kayla Wiles, Purdue University Source: Gábor Csáthy, Purdue University

Interaction of paired and lined-up electrons can be manipulated in semiconductors

The way that electrons paired as composite particles or arranged in lines interact with each other within a semiconductor provides new design opportunities for electronics, according to recent findings from Nature Research. What this means for semiconductor components, such as…
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May 4, 2018 by Kelvin Chan, The Associated Press, Hong Kong

Chip wars: Tech rivalry underlies US China trade conflict

Chinese and American officials will be trying to defuse tensions pushing the world’s two largest economies toward trade war in meetings beginning Thursday where analysts say chances for a breakthrough seem slim given the two sides’ desperate rivalry in strategic…
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April 23, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Global semi industry has highest growth rate in 14 years

Samsung edged out Intel, to become the new semiconductor industry leader, IHS Markit says
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February 5, 2018 by Gabe Cherry, senior writer, Michigan Engineering, University of Michigan gcherry@umich.edu

Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells

Buildings, clothing could generate power
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February 1, 2018 by Youkyung Lee, The Associated Press, Seoul Korea

Behind South Korea’s chip boom, worries over future

The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating immense wealth but also deep unease in South Korea, source of a large share of the computer chips that make them work. Soaring demand for microchips used in smartphones,…
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January 23, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Worldwide semi revenue forecast to grow 7.5% in 2018: Gartner

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $451-billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from $419 billion in 2017, according to Gartner Inc. This represents a near doubling of Gartner’s previous estimate of 4 percent growth for 2018. “Favorable market conditions…