2020-05-07 - SEMI

Power and Compound Fab Spending to Rebound in 2H2020, Set New Record in 2021

Global fab equipment spending for power and compound devices is expected to rebound in the second half of 2020 to…

2020-04-06 - Brian Santo

MagnaChip to Sell Foundry Biz

MagnaChip is selling its foundry business and the larger of its two 200mm wafer fabs to a consortium that includes…

2020-03-19 - Echo Zhao, EE Times China

SMIC Graduates to Something Sort of Akin to 7nm

SMIC introduces an advanced 14nm production process as it tries to close the technology gap with the west.

2020-02-04 - Barbara Jorgensen

China Maintains Chip Output in Wake of Virus Outbreak

It’s hard to square the “all is well” stance in China’s chip sector with reports from other markets. The outbreak…

2020-01-30 - Illumi Huang

Huawei, Apple Use TSMC But Their 7nm SoCs Are Different

Most SoCs in 2019 use 7nm process technologies. But at a closer look, everyone’s 7nm – used in smartphone SoCs…

2019-07-12 - Dylan McGrath

Forecast Worsens for Equipment Market

The equipment market is now forecast to decline by 20% this year. Too much inventory, a trade war, and 5G…

2019-06-06 - Rick Merritt

EUV Ready but still has its Challenges

Extreme ultraviolet lithography still faces reliability issues, but it's ready for volume use, Intel's EUV chief said

2019-06-03 - Rick Merritt

Joint Venture for 200 mm Fab

New York state is well-positioned to win a bid for making analog, power, and discrete chips, according to a veteran…

2019-04-25 - Rick Merritt

TSMC Adds a N5P process

The Taiwan foundry sketched out a laundry list of processes and packaging options including a new N5P node at an…

2019-04-25 - Dylan McGrath

Semiconductor Equipment Sales Slump Worsens

Sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment continued to slide in March, deepening a sales slump that began late last year