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Tradition Meets Innovation as SEMICON Europa Advances the Industry
The first SEMICON Europa in Grenoble will be the best of both worlds -- it includes the traditional programs and exhibits but is enriched with exciting new conference segments and exhibits. For the first time ever, new segments -- like electronic components and design and electronic applications for Energy Efficiency, Imaging, Healthcare and Security -- are included in the event... (more)
In addition to the Exhibition, speakers are addressing industry hot topics. Examples include: Berthold Hellenthal from AUDI, Pascal Brosset from Schneider Electric, Ines Henriques from Ynvisible, Robert Feuerstein from Continental, and Benedetto Vigna from STMicroelectronics.
Three new conferences at SEMICON Europa will support new applications exhibition zone: Imaging without Limits, Low Power Technologies, and Power Electronics. The conferences will offer OEM speakers from companies like Audi, Renault, Alstom, Siemens, Nokia, Microsoft, Gemalto, HP, Parrot, Philips Healthcare, Airbus, Schneider Electric, Continental and Sorin.
Recovery: Fab Equipment Spending: 24% Increase in 2014, Possible Record in 2015
By Christian Gregor Dieseldorff, Industry Research & Statistics, SEMI
According to the IMF and predictions by many other market research firms, 2014 and 2015 are expected to be growth years, comparable to or even better than the past few years.
Chip-to-Chip Optical Connections Get Close to Market
By Paula Doe, SEMI
The demand for bandwidth is driving telecomm and data center user interest in moving high-speed optical connections closer to the chips; recent advances in packaging technology now make it possible.
Down to 5nm: Scaling with the Usual Suspects: Performance, Cost
By Debra Vogler, SEMI
The semiconductor industry never lacks for controversy as it forges ahead. Lithography is always a challenge and while there may be a non-EUV roadmap to 7nm, what will happen by 5nm is not clear.
GaN-on-Silicon Power Devices Ship -- Innovation in Packaging Key to Adoption beyond LED Market
By Paula Doe, SEMI
As sales of compound semiconductor devices other than LEDs look to pass $2 billion by 2020, SEMICON West looks at volume manufacturing technology issues for these RF and power devices.
Osama Nakamura: New President of SEMI Japan
SEMI announces the appointment of Osamu Nakamura to the position of president of SEMI Japan effective July 1, 2014.
3D-IC Standards Workshop: SEMICON Singapore
By Tim Linehan, TechSearch International, Inc.
SEMICON Singapore 2014 featured a workshop about SEMI 3D IC Standards to determine local needs for standardization for 3D integration activities.
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Taiwan in 2014: Top for Fab Equipment Spending
According to SEMI, the three largest regions in 2014 and 2015 for fab equipment spending will be Taiwan, the Americas, and Korea.
Test Issues Up for Debate: Test Vision 2020
Test Vision 2020 will feature speakers from: Qualcomm, Gartner, AMD, Mentor Graphics, GlobalFoundries, and semiconductor test industry suppliers.
Also: Standards Preview: SEMICON West
450 Central--for Wafer Transition Information
450 Central helps keep the industry informed of important news and perspectives on 450mm.
Related: 450mm Technology Development Update Session at SEMICON West