GSA Awards Dinner celebrates 25 years of Recognizing the Best of the Semiconductor Industry

GSA Awards Dinner celebrates 25 years of Recognizing the Best of the Semiconductor Industry


December 11, 2019    Herb Reiter

A few thousand semiconductor experts, including many high-level executives, got together on December 5, 2019, celebrate the Global Semiconductor Alliance’s (GSA) 25th Anniversary at the

Talking about Neural Networks and SoC Design Challenges

Talking about Neural Networks and SoC Design Challenges


December 4, 2019    Herb Reiter

Once a month, MEPTEC, now managed by Ira Feldman, organizes a very informative luncheon at SEMI in Milpitas. On November 13, 2019, two well-known industry

Vehicle Autonomy & Electrification Push Advanced Packaging for Automotive Applications

Vehicle Autonomy & Electrification Push Advanced Packaging for Automotive Applications


December 4, 2019    YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT

“Advanced packaging solutions will double their market shares within the automotive industry in the coming 5 years, reaching US$550 million” announces Mario Ibrahim, Technology &

IFTLE 432: Ferric and TSMC Partner on Voltage Regulators; High TC Die Attach for TIM?

IFTLE 432: Ferric and TSMC Partner on Voltage Regulators; High TC Die Attach for TIM?


November 29, 2019    Phil Garrou

The IMAPS International Symposium took place this year in Boston. Let’s take a look at a few of the more interesting presentations that were given

Microtech Ventures brings a New MEMS and Sensors Summit to Town

Microtech Ventures brings a New MEMS and Sensors Summit to Town


November 27, 2019    Herb Reiter

From November 5 to 7, 2019, I had the opportunity to attend the inaugural MEMS and sensors focused Microtech Innovation Summit at the DoubleTree Hotel

Indium Corporation’s Andy Mackie Talks About Materials Science

Indium Corporation’s Andy Mackie Talks About Materials Science


November 26, 2019    Paul Werbaneth

“We believe that materials science changes the world,” declared Indium Corporation’s Andy Mackie during our recent sit-down together at IMAPS 2019 in Boston, MA. Even

SEMICON Europa and Productronica 2019 Exhibitor Showcase

SEMICON Europa and Productronica 2019 Exhibitor Showcase


November 21, 2019    Francoise von Trapp

The trade show floors at the combined SEMICON Europa and Productronica events can be daunting. In past years, we’ve focused our visits on the SEMICON

Uniting the World Through Technology Innovation

Uniting the World Through Technology Innovation


November 19, 2019    Francoise von Trapp

What a week we just had at the Munich Messe in Germany! If you’ve never had the chance to attend SEMICON Europa and Productronica simultaneously,

IFTLE 431: Samsung Qualifies EDA Tools for Multi-die Integration

IFTLE 431: Samsung Qualifies EDA Tools for Multi-die Integration


November 17, 2019    Phil Garrou

Samsung reports that they have seen increasing interest in multi-die integration (what they call MDI) for markets such as artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing

IFTLE 430: Exascale Computing in Europe: Leading Edge Packaging is the Key!    

IFTLE 430: Exascale Computing in Europe: Leading Edge Packaging is the Key!    


November 11, 2019    Phil Garrou

High-performance computing (HPC) has become an important tool for areas that generate high volumes of data. While today’s HPC is already powerful, many scientific and industrial challenges require even more computing power, for instance, drug discovery and material design. Thus, the global drive for exascale (1018) computing.

3D VLSI Open Workshop Showcases 3D IC Supply Chain Capabilities  

3D VLSI Open Workshop Showcases 3D IC Supply Chain Capabilities  


November 8, 2019    Herb Reiter

Severine Cheramy, Director 3D Business Development, at CEA-Leti, recently brought key partners of Leti’s 3D-IC programs together at the 6th 3D VLSI Open Workshop to

As a Pioneer in EDA, Dr. Mary Jane Irwin Pays it Forward

As a Pioneer in EDA, Dr. Mary Jane Irwin Pays it Forward


November 6, 2019    Francoise von Trapp

Tomorrow evening (Nov. 7, 2019), Dr. Mary Jane Irwin will take the stage at a dinner being held in her honor, as she becomes the

Products on Parade in the Exhibits at IWLPC 2019

Products on Parade in the Exhibits at IWLPC 2019


November 5, 2019    Francoise von Trapp

We hit the exhibits at IWLPC 2019 with a vengeance this year. Our mission was twofold – to find out the latest supplier offerings to

SEMICON Europa on Preview…

SEMICON Europa on Preview…


November 4, 2019    Trine Pierik

Co-located with productronica in Munich, Germany, SEMICON Europa attracts and connects industry-leading technology companies from every segment of the European microelectronics industry. Held November 12-15, this year’s

Yole Analysts Announce Consolidation of the Die-attach Equipment Market

Yole Analysts Announce Consolidation of the Die-attach Equipment Market


November 4, 2019    YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT

“The die-attach equipment market is showing a 6% CAGR between 2018 and 2024”, announces Santosh Kumar, Principal Analyst & Director Packaging, Assembly & Substrates, Yole