2019-03-22 - Sufia Tippu

Walden Rhines & His Affair with AI

In the last three years, starting from the third quarter of 2017 to be more accurate, all of a sudden…

2019-03-21 - Junko Yoshida

Liquid Crystal Metasurfaces Used to Steer Beams

Lumotive, a Seattle-based, venture-backed startup, is unveiling Wednesday a lidar technology based on metamaterials, a relatively new and exotic technological…

2019-03-18 - Rick Merritt

Open-Source Silicon Highlights at Open Compute Project

Microsoft and partners released open-source RTL for a new data compression scheme, and Intel said that another effort may do…

2019-03-14 - Hailey Lynne McKeefry

Counterfeits Costing Semiconductor Industry Billions

Counterfeit components are anything but uncommon and probably, by all accounts, underreported.

2019-03-06 - Regina Freed

Overcoming Edge Placement Error (EPE)

Edge placement error has emerged as a new challenge to good semiconductor yields, says an expert from Applied Materials who…

2019-03-04 - Rick Merritt

SPIE Conference Predicts Bumpy Chip Roadmap

The semiconductor roadmap could extend a decade to a 1-nm node or it could falter before the 3-nm node for…

2019-03-01 - Akila Dishan De Zoysa

Sri Lanka, An Emerging Electrical and Electronics Sector

The Electrical and Electronics Industry in Sri Lanka has grown over the past 40 years into a key industrial manufacturing…

2019-02-27 - Junko Yoshida

U.S.-China Crisis: Repercussions for Chip Industry

As China-U.S. relations appear to deteriorate, we asked Ernst how his views on China have changed in recent years.

2019-02-19 - Matthew Burgess

TSMC loses US$550 Million Due to Bad Photoresist

TSMC has been forced to update their first quarter guidance following the assessment of all the wafers affected by what…

2019-02-15 - Dylan McGrath

China’s Chip Fab Capacity Catching North America

China, which is currently locked in a trade war with the U.S., has stated that it would pump more than…

2019-02-14 - Matthew Burgess

Wafer Demand Bullish for 2019

Despite a decline in spending for leading-edge devices, the latest Semi Global 200mm Fab Outlook prepares for growing demand.

2019-02-13 - Dylan McGrath

Trump Prioritises Artificial Intelligence

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing U.S. federal agencies to prioritize investments in artificial intelligence R&D.