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Guest bloggers from across the supply chain and from various market segments contribute to provide insight on the implications of 3D integration technologies. Industry experts who have something to say are invited to participate.

Industry Outlook: What Goes Down Must Come Up

The GDP is down, the stock market is up, unemployment, at least in the USA, is confused, so what is the semiconductor and semiconductor equipment market going to look like in the second half of 2020? Second-half forecasts typically begin to emerge in early July shortly before or during Semicon...

I’m Not Thrilled to Write this Blog Post

One of the ongoing travesties in public relations? Press release quotes. Looked upon as a necessary evil by most writers, the vast majority are trite, boring and amount to a giant missed storytelling opportunity and unnecessary word count. Case in point: the word thrilled. “I’m thrilled …”, “We’re thrilled …,”...

Intel Fellow Wilfred Gomes, a member of Intel’s Silicon Engineering Group, holds a processor with the advanced packaging technology called Foveros. It combines unique three-dimensional stacking with a hybrid computing architecture that mixes and matches multiple types of cores for different functions. (Credit: Walden Kirsch/Intel Corporation)

Chiplets: The New Era Begins

The semiconductor industry has entered a new era and the role of design including the package has become increasingly important. No longer can the industry count on monolithic integration to achieve the economic gains of the previous era. New packaging solutions are being adopted to achieve the economic advantages that...

AMD Epyc 7702 ES (Zen 2 | Rome | CCD)

Chiplets Promise to put Moore’s Law Back on Track

 Moore’s Law may not be dead, but at 55 years old, it’s certainly feeling its age, with the pace of semiconductor manufacturing advancement decelerating in recent years. However, a new approach to semiconductor design and integration has arrived:  the chiplet, which promises to help restore the microchip industry to its...

Six Ways to Repurpose Your Tradeshow Investment

Like all global industries, the tech industry is being challenged in unprecedented ways as the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact everyone’s work and home lives. The health and safety of employees, families, and communities is, of course, paramount. At the same time, work is continuing in...