2020-11-27 - George Leopold

US DoD Expands Trusted Chip Deal with GlobalFoundries

Another step toward rebuilding the U.S. semiconductor supply chain...

2020-11-24 - Gary Hilson

Advanced Dielectric Gapfill Technology to Enable Next-Gen Memory

Lam Research’s recently announced Striker FE enhanced atomic layer deposition (ALD) platform addresses semiconductor manufacturing challenges for 3D NAND as…

2020-11-24 - Alan Patterson

Debt-Ridden China HSMC Faces Restructuring

HSMC became a casualty during the technology war between China and the US, but the company had been debt-ridden and…

2020-11-18 - Brian Chislea & Erica J. Everett

Getting Started with Silicone Conformal Coatings

Solventless conformal coatings that are made of silicone support sustainability initiatives and can improve production efficiency...

2020-11-17 - Amy Guan, EE Times China

Is ‘All Made in China’ the Right Strategy?

“Is ‘all made in China’ the right strategy?” questioned Prof. Wei Shaojun in his keynote speech at Aspencore’s 2020 Global…

2020-11-16 - Don Scansen

Why is Apple M1 Processor Passing on the Chiplets?

In light of Apple’s M1 processor announcement recent;y, let me ponder why Apple passed on the chiplets, and where I…

2020-11-11 - Brian Santo

Advanced Packaging: Interview with Intel’s Ramune Nagisetty

The IC industry is renewing its focus on advanced packaging. Chiplets may be the least mature option, but it is…

2020-11-10 - Syed Alam

What’s Ahead for the Semiconductor Manufacturing?

Consolidation and speed-to-market success in foundries have enabled leading semiconductor companies to compete successfully without their own manufacturing fabs...

2020-10-26 - Anton Shilov

GlobalFoundries Details Ambitious Technology Roadmap

GlobalFoundries discussed its technology roadmap; its plan to invest $1.4B in 2021; its expectation it will achieve profitability; and its…

2020-10-22 - TrendForce

UMC to Focus More on Foundry Business in the Future

While close to settling legal case with U.S., UMC will be focusing more on its foundry business in the future,…