China requests Japan to lift export restrictions on chips
Commerce Minister Wang Wentao has requested Japan to stop its restrictions on semiconductor exports, calling it a "wrongdoing" that "seriously violated" global trade and economic norms.
Innoscience responds to EPC's lawsuits Innoscience Technology says that it "vigorously responds" to Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) lawsuit against the Chinese company. Innoscience says that the investigation and lawsuit initiated by EPC are inconsistent with the facts.
EPC sues competitor Innoscience for patent infringement Gallium nitride (GaN) technology specialist, Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC), has filed complaints in federal court and in the US International Trade Commission (ITC) asserting four patents of its foundational patent portfolio against Innoscience (Zhuhai) Technology Co Ltd. and its affiliates.
White Horse Laboratories expands facility to boost services White Horse Laboratories announces a significant expansion of its Hong Kong facility, emphasising the enhancement of test capabilities to include AS6081 methods A1-A6 and drawing attention to its logistics services.
Mitsubishi Electric and Coherent to scale SiC manufacturing Mitsubishi Electric and materials specialist Coherent Corp.have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on a program looking to scale manufacturing of SiC power electronics on a 200 mm technology platform.
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Sivers Semiconductors kicks off foundry capacity project Sivers Photonics, a business unit of Swedish Sivers Semiconductors, is looking to expand its capacity to meet volumes of more than 1,000 wafers per week.
Ayar Labs adds $25 million in expansion of its $130 million series C Ayar Labs, a leader in silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, today announced it has raised an additional USD 25 million in Series C1 funding, bringing its total Series C raise to USD 155 million.
Global semiconductor packaging materials market to near $30B by 2027 Powered by strong demand for new electronics innovations, the global semiconductor packaging materials market is expected to reach USD 29.8 billion by 2027, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7% from the USD 26.1 billion in revenue it logged in 2022, SEMI, TECHCET and TechSearch International reports.
Apple inks multibillion-dollar deal with Broadcom for US made components Apple has entered into a new multiyear, multibillion-dollar agreement with Broadcom under which the semiconductor company will develop 5G radio frequency components — including FBAR filters — and wireless connectivity components.
Infineon builds a new logistics building at its Villach site In March earlier this year, Infineon Austria started the construction of a new logistics building at its site in Villach.
Henkel opens technology centre in Bridgewater Henkel has officially opened its Technology Centre in Bridgewater, New Jersey, US. Occupying 70,000 square feet, the facility showcases Henkel’s entire technology portfolio of adhesives, sealants, functional coatings and specialty materials.
Marvell to set up semiconductor design centre in Vietnam Marvell Technology says that it plans to establish a "world-class" design centre in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Once completed, the site is said to become the home to advanced semiconductor engineering.
Mitsubishi Electric & Movensys team up to expand AC servo and motion control business Mitsubishi Electric and Movensys have entered into a business partnership to strengthen collaboration in their respective AC servo and motion control businesses. As part of the agreement, Mitsubishi Electric will take an equity stake in Movensys.
Würth Elektronik expands its capacities in Sweden The Swedish subsidiary of the German technology group has moved, something that has resulted in the company getting their hands on significantly more available space.
Samsung's 12nm-Class DDR5 DRAM has started mass production Samsung Electronics' 16-gigabit (Gb) DDR5 DRAM, which utilises 12nm-class process technology, has started mass production.
Applied Materials to invest billions in new Silicon Valley R&D center Applied Materials says that it intends to build the world’s largest and most advanced facility for collaborative semiconductor process technology and manufacturing equipment R&D.
China shuts the door on Micron The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) says that Micron Technology's products are a national security risk and that operators of critical information infrastructure in China should stop purchasing Micron products.
Micron to bring EUV technology to Japan Micron Technology says it will be introducing extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology to Japan to manufacture its next generation of DRAM, the 1-gamma (1γ) node.
SK powertech to triple its SiC semiconductor capacity SK Group subsidiary Yes Power Technix has been renamed to SK powertech, but that's not the only change. SK powertech recently relocated its plant in Pohang City to Busan City. Commercial production at the new facility started in April 2023.
Analog Devices's CFO to step down Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah, Analog Devices' Executive Vice President and CFO, has informed the company that, after six years leading the finance operation, he will step down from his position to explore other opportunities.
eMagin enters merger deal with Samsung Display US micro OLED company eMagin has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Samsung Display. Under the terms of the agreement, the South Korean company will pay USD 2.08 per eMagin share in cash, in a transaction valued at approximately USD 218 million.
onsemi mulls $2 billion expansion of SiC production onsemi is considering a USD 2 billion investment to increase production of silicon carbide chips, which are extensively used to help expand the range of electric vehicles.
Laser Photonics expands into the semiconductor space Laser Photonics Corporation, a developer of industrial CleanTech laser systems for laser cleaning and other material applications, is stepping into the semiconductor capital equipment and components space with the formation of its semiconductor division.
Enablence partners with Noel Technologies and ramps capacity Enablence Technologies, a supplier of photonics semiconductors, and Silicon Valley-based foundry Noel Technologies, have entered into a strategic partnership designed to substantially ramp production of Enablence’s planar lightwave products at its Fremont, California wafer fab.
KLA and imec team up to advance the electrification of the auto industry KLA Corporation and imec intend to establish the Semiconductor Talent and Automotive Research (STAR) initiative, focusing on developing the talent base and infrastructure necessary to accelerate advanced semiconductor applications for electrification and autonomous mobility.
Variscite expands manufacturing capacity with additional production line Israeli System on Module (SoM) designer, developer and manufacturer, Variscite, has launched a new production line at the company’s production facility.
Penn State and onsemi sign MOU to boost SiC research in the US Penn State and onsemi have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) towards a USD 8 million strategic collaboration which includes the establishment of the onsemi Silicon Carbide Crystal Center (SiC3) at Penn State’s Materials Research Institute (MRI).
Aixtron to invest up to €100 million at its Herzogenrath site The technology company is planning to build a new innovation centre – providing enhanced capacities for research and development – at its Herzogenrath site in Germany.
Infineon acquires Swedish machine learning specialist Imagimob Infineon has acquired the Stockholm-based startup Imagimob AB, a platform provider for machine learning solutions for edge devices.Load more news