Future higher-end products will require package substrates with L/S <10/10µm and boards with L/S <30/30µm, analysts say.
While chip-scale packages are new to the LED industry, taking <1% of the market share, Yole Développement sees them taking 6% of the market by 2021...
Semiconductor shipments are forecast to exceed 1 trillion units in 2018, with 75% of them expected to be opto-sensor-discretes, says IC Insights.
ABI Research is expecting the mass production of devices with Gigabit LTE-capability to occur later this year.
The German chipmaker plans to use the funds to finance its expansion capex.
Chief revenue generators remain to be external storage systems and server-based storage, although both areas saw annual sales declines of 7.8%.
IDC has seen an aggressive shift towards digital growth in Malaysia ICT amidst fears of instability.
Steady purchases of mobile hardware, software and services are expected to continue, hitting 2.1% CAGR over the 2015-2020 forecast period.
Solar Frontier’s CIS thin-film solar cell mini- and sub- modules have been rated above 19% by NI AIST and Fraunhofer Institute.
The decline in global shipments from a total of 435 million units in 2016 to 418.2 million units in 2021 represents a five-year CAGR of -0.8%.