The Invention of Tunneling-Based Flash Memory

The Invention of Tunneling-Based Flash Memory


February 22, 2018    Andrew Walker

Part 2 of the series, The Triumph of Quantum Mechanics at the Heart of Solid-State Data Storage, continues with a history lesson on the invention of

Can We Thank Aristotle for Heterogeneous Integration?

Can We Thank Aristotle for Heterogeneous Integration?


February 19, 2018    Pieter Vandewalle

A couple of years ago we may not have predicted that in 2018 there would be a growing demand for high-end chips specifically for global

Breakthroughs in 3D Chip Technology Lead to Cooling With Microfluidics and 3D Printing

Breakthroughs in 3D Chip Technology Lead to Cooling With Microfluidics and 3D Printing


February 12, 2018    Eric Beyne

  2017 saw a clear breakthrough for 3D chip technology in commercial products. Before then, the industry had looked rather skeptically at 3D, but now

The Triumph of Quantum Mechanics at the Heart of Solid-State Data Storage

The Triumph of Quantum Mechanics at the Heart of Solid-State Data Storage


February 5, 2018    Andrew Walker

If all the data sent worldwide each day on the internet were burned on to CDs and these were then piled one on top of the other,

2018 Industry Outlook: It’s Time to Get Serious about 5G

2018 Industry Outlook: It’s Time to Get Serious about 5G


February 1, 2018    Robert Kavanagh

While the entire semiconductor industry is buzzing about explosive and sustained growth well into the 2020s driven by smart everything (homes, cities, industry), automotive electronics,

Using Co-Design to Ensure Multi-Fabric System-Design Success

Using Co-Design to Ensure Multi-Fabric System-Design Success


January 16, 2018    MentorPCB

Today’s SoCs, multi-core CPUs and GPUs with their high performance, high bandwidth interconnect interfaces put demanding challenges across the entire system signal path, requiring system-wide

European 3D Summit 2018: Fraunhofer Tour and Presentations 

European 3D Summit 2018: Fraunhofer Tour and Presentations 


February 20, 2018    Don Draper

This year’s European 3D Summit in Dresden, which highlighted “Heterogeneous Integration Driving 3D”, was led off by presentations and a lab tour of the Fraunhofer

The Fundamentals and Early History of Quantum Mechanical Tunneling

The Fundamentals and Early History of Quantum Mechanical Tunneling


February 5, 2018    Andrew Walker

The mid-1920’s were the miracle years for quantum mechanics. The “Old Quantum Theory” originating with Niels Bohr, had reached crisis point by the end of 1924. Wave-particle duality

A Material Solution for the Growing 3D Imaging Market

A Material Solution for the Growing 3D Imaging Market


January 30, 2018    Christophe Maleville

With emerging markets developing for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), facial-recognition security systems, advanced human/machine interfaces and other 3D imaging applications, the need for

Rudolph Technologies Expands Memory Customer Base with  $21 Million in System Orders

Rudolph Technologies Expands Memory Customer Base with $21 Million in System Orders


January 24, 2018    Rudolph Technologies

Wilmington, Mass. (January 16, 2018)—Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: RTEC) announced today that it has received over $21 million (USD) in orders for process control solutions

aveni® S.A. Announces Breakthrough Electrical Yield Results for 12:1 Aspect Ratio TSVs

aveni® S.A. Announces Breakthrough Electrical Yield Results for 12:1 Aspect Ratio TSVs


January 23, 2018    aveni

MASSY, France – Jan. 23, 2018 – aveni S.A., developer and manufacturer of market-disrupting wet deposition technologies and chemistries for 3D through silicon via (TSV)

Living the Dream at SEMI’s Industry Strategy Symposium

Living the Dream at SEMI’s Industry Strategy Symposium


January 22, 2018    Francoise von Trapp

As I noted in my day one coverage of SEMI’s Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS 2018), which took place last week at the Ritz-Carleton Hotel in

SEMI ISS 2018: AI, IoT, Automotive to Fuel Industry Growth

SEMI ISS 2018: AI, IoT, Automotive to Fuel Industry Growth


January 19, 2018    SEMI

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — January 17, 2018 — The SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium ( SEMI ISS) opened yesterday with the theme “Smart, Intuitive & Connected:

Notes from SEMI’s ISS 2018, Days 2 and 3

Notes from SEMI’s ISS 2018, Days 2 and 3


January 19, 2018    Francoise von Trapp

The remaining two days of SEMI’s ISS 2018 dawned foggy and damp, making it a heck of a lot easier to head to the ballroom

Notes from SEMI’s ISS 2018, Day One

Notes from SEMI’s ISS 2018, Day One


January 16, 2018    Francoise von Trapp

SEMI’s Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) has been on my conference bucket list for some time, so when I was offered a press pass to attend

The 14th ASIP Addresses a Spectrum of Advanced Packaging Opportunities, Part 2

The 14th ASIP Addresses a Spectrum of Advanced Packaging Opportunities, Part 2


January 15, 2018    Herb Reiter

Part 1 of my 3D ASIP blog covered the five keynotes presented at 3D ASIP 2017. Part 2 focuses on more than 20 informative presentations,