3D In Context


A long-time evangelist of 3D integration technologies, Herb Reiter puts more than 20 years of experiences in technical and business roles at semiconductor and EDA companies to work, providing a holistic perspective and insight on how to bring 3D integration to the masses.

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, Does it Produce Carbon Dioxide?

While working with a committee on evaluating multiple microelectronics companies for their efforts on sustainability an interesting question arose. Is a company being sustainable if it switches to renewables, but don’t reduce their energy footprint? In an industry where the semiconductor unit growth rate runs about 10% — TSMC builds...

Brussels, Belgium. 3rd Nov. 2018.Activists hold placards and chant slogans during a demonstration to demand immediate an action on climate change in front of European Parliament.

Sustainability: We Will Always Have Paris

On a trip home from Dresden, Germany, my plane was delayed by fog. A fellow analyst and I just missed our connection to San Francisco in Munich. Lufthansa was very accommodating and shipped us to Paris where we spent the night, and the next day caught our respective flights to...

Feature Photo of Pat Gilsinger Credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News 

News Analysis: What’s Really Going on Inside Intel?

Intel has been in the news for the first weeks of 2021. While this is not unusual due to CES and the associated announcements of new processors for the latest and greatest consumer products, this year has been a bit different. There have been multiple storylines throughout 2020 rolling over...