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Mission Impossible? Not for SEMI!

Mission Impossible? Not for SEMI!

San Francisco’s Moscone Center (above), the traditional home of SEMICON West trade shows, is undergoing major reconstruction work. Looking at this picture of the South Hall you may ask yourself: “Can anybody organize a large trade show here and make it a big success?” My answer is: “YES, the SEMI team can! They did exactly this in July for SEMICON West 2017!” With some very creative spac... »

3D InCites Guide to SEMICON WEST 2016

3D InCites Guide to SEMICON WEST 2016

In past years, we have provided 3D InCites readers with a guide for navigating through the myriad programs that specifically address 3D integration and packaging at SEMICON West. This year, as SEMI has discovered, everything has changed; and thus they themed SEMICON West 2016, “Definitely NOT business a usual.” As an industry, we have moved far beyond the point of industry segments working... »

SEMICON West 2015 Demonstrates the Powerful IC Manufacturing Base

SEMICON West 2015 Demonstrates the Powerful IC Manufacturing Base

A few weeks ago, San Francisco’s Moscone Center hosted the Design Automation Conference (DAC 2015), with many EDA experts and their customers focused on how to design the new wave of 10nm chips, this year and next. Last week the Moscone Center was buzzing again, this time with material suppliers, equipment vendors, and IC manufacturing experts, discussing how to ramp up production and improve yi... »