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Optimizing Your SoCs and ASICs to Design PCBs More Cost Effectively
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Optimizing Your SoCs and ASICs to Design PCBs More Cost Effectively

Many high-performance systems today use custom ASICs or SoCs to provide the necessary computational power and data bandwidth demanded by their host system, whether it’s a network storage device, net... »

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Are You Keeping The World Clean for Your Children and Grandchildren?

Adjusting or repairing some of the sprinkler heads on my lot is a regular Spring duty for me. This year, when I was working on my front lawn, my 97-year old neighbor, a former doctor (MD), and the onl... »

MRSI to offer Die bonding Demonstrations at Productronica

MRSI to offer Die bonding Demonstrations at Productronica

MRSI Systems (Mycronic Group) will be exhibiting with Mycronic at Productronica. Die bonding demonstrations will be offered at the Mycronic Booth #341 in Hall A3 (SMT Cluster). The exhibition will be ... »

IFTLE 428: Panel Level Processing: We’ve Come A Long Way Baby!
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IFTLE 428: Panel Level Processing: We’ve Come A Long Way Baby!

Remember when panel level processing was called large-area processing? Here, Phil Garrou provides a history lesson beginning from when he and Ted Tessier first presented the concept, to today's progre... »

Highlights from EDPS 2019
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Highlights from EDPS 2019

The Electronic Design Process Symposium – EDPS 2919 – is known in the IC design community as a rather small (50 – 100 participants), but a highly interactive workshop. The 26th edition, hosted a... »

IWLPC 2019 Brings You Advanced Packaging in an Interconnected World    

IWLPC 2019 Brings You Advanced Packaging in an Interconnected World    

Anyone who’s anyone with a hand in the evolution of wafer-level packaging will be in attendance or exhibiting at the 16th Annual International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) and Tablet... »

PROPHESEE Joins IRT Nanoelec 3D Integration Program
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PROPHESEE Joins IRT Nanoelec 3D Integration Program

PROPHESEE Joins IRT Nanoelec 3D Integration Program Will Work with CEA-Leti, STMicroelectronics, Mentor, EVG, and SET to Develop New 3D Event-Based Vision System GRENOBLE, France – Oct. 14, 2019 –... »

How 5G is Enabling a Connected World
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How 5G is Enabling a Connected World

It’s official. The world is becoming more data-driven by the second and everything – I mean EVERYTHING – hinges on the success of 5G. 5G will make smart factories more efficient; bring medical c... »

The Decade Ahead: Emerging MEMS and Sensors Technologies to Watch
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The Decade Ahead: Emerging MEMS and Sensors Technologies to Watch

Most of today’s blockbuster MEMS products—from pressure sensors and resonators to accelerometers and microphones—originated from academic research, a trend that Alissa M. Fitzgerald, Founder &am... »

Hot Topic: 2020 3D InCites Yearbook Editorial and Advertising Opportunities
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Hot Topic: 2020 3D InCites Yearbook Editorial and Advertising Opportunities

We are preparing content for our 2nd annual print edition! 3D InCites is Looking for: Executive viewpoints on today’s megatrends and what’s needed to achieve them. Contributed Technology Features ... »

IMAPS 2019: Stalled Scaling Begets AI Opportunities For Heterogeneous Integration
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IMAPS 2019: Stalled Scaling Begets AI Opportunities For Heterogeneous Integration

Chiplets and 5G were a kind of buy-in to play at the IMAPS 2019 Symposium high-stakes table last week in Boston, MA, but it was heterogeneous integration that took many a pot during the three days of ... »

Strategic Materials Conference Focuses on Complex Challenges
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Strategic Materials Conference Focuses on Complex Challenges

Materials have a major impact on reliability, performance, cost and other key parameters of electronic solutions. SEMI’s recent Strategic Materials Conference (SMC 2019) brought materials suppliers ... »

IFTLE 127: TSMC’s Next-Gen 3D Technology – N3XT
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IFTLE 127: TSMC’s Next-Gen 3D Technology – N3XT

Continuing our look out into the future, at the recent Hot Chips Conference, Dr. Phil Wong, VP of R&D at TSMC gave a presentation entitled “What Will the Next Node Offer Us?” where he discuss... »

Reaping the Benefits of a Design and Manufacturing Ecosystem
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Reaping the Benefits of a Design and Manufacturing Ecosystem

As it does each year, TSMC recently brought 45 of its ecosystem partners together for its annual Open Innovation Platform® Forum to demonstrate to joint customers the value of a well-managed IC desig... »

Moore’s Law Rises from the Dead Again Thanks to 3D Transistor Technology
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Moore’s Law Rises from the Dead Again Thanks to 3D Transistor Technology

In July at SEMICON West, there was a great deal of discussion that Moore’s Law was dead and would likely not be revived. Fast forward to September at SEMICON Taiwan, and the CEO of TSMC, Mark Lui an... »

nepes Corporation to Acquire Deca Technologies Manufacturing Operations

Deca Technologies is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with nepes Corporation (nepes) whereby nepes will expand its geographic footprint and manufacturing capabilities by taking ove... »

Q2 2019: Memory Business is Approaching the Bottom

Q2 2019: Memory Business is Approaching the Bottom

“Combined DRAM and NAND revenue was US$25.4 billion in Q2 2019, down 5% from Q1 and down 39% year-over-year as sluggish demand and elevated inventory levels continued to plague the memory markets”... »

5G: The Battle Still Rages
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5G: The Battle Still Rages

Consumer demand for mobile phones weakened in 2018, resulting in a market decline. In this context, the competition has intensified, creating an emulation to push 5G forward. Yole Développement (Yole... »

IFTLE 426: Exascale Computing is Near; Incandescent Lightbulbs get a Reprieve     

IFTLE 426: Exascale Computing is Near; Incandescent Lightbulbs get a Reprieve     

Earlier this year, John Shalf, department head of Computer Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) presented a plenary presentation entitled “The Future of Computing Beyond Moore’s Law... »

Exhibitor Highlights at IMAPS International Symposium
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Exhibitor Highlights at IMAPS International Symposium

The 52nd International Symposium on Microelectronics, organized by the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS) starts next week. Key package platforms will include system... »

A Look at US Investments in Heterogeneous Integration
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A Look at US Investments in Heterogeneous Integration

The semiconductor industry is not only very capital-intensive, but investors experience very long payback times. Both limit the availability of private funding. If you are jealously looking at China a... »

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