Synchronous Rectification on the Secondary Side
February 26, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] How can I increase the efficiency of my isolated power supply?
Biden to push for $37 billion to boost chip manufacturing
February 26, 2021US President Joe Biden has responded to the industry’s call to reinvigorate domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The president is pushing a USD 37 billion bill to identify solutions to the semiconductor shortfall.
Kioxia starts the expansion of its Yokkaichi Plant
February 26, 2021Kioxia has started the construction of new fabrication facility at its Yokkaichi plant, located on the Mie Prefecture, Japan, to support the production of sixth-generation 3D flash memory.
Mycronic receives US order for two SLX systems
February 26, 2021The Swedish technology company has received an order for two SLX mask writers from an unnamed, but existing customer in the USA. The total order value is between USD 8 and 12 million.
Foxconn to manufacture Fisker e-cars
February 25, 2021Fisker has entered into a MOU with Hon Hai Technology Group. Foxconn is said to manufacture the vehicle at projected annual volumes of more than 250,000. Global market scope – including North America, Europe, China, and India.
Manz receives follow-up order for battery assembly system
February 24, 2021Automotive supplier TE Connectivity orders further equipment for automated assembly of cell contacting systems from Manz.
BECOM starts operations at its Heyuan location
February 24, 2021The Austrian headquartered EMS provider opened its new location in China just before the Chinese New Year. In this first step, the company invested a total of EUR 4 million in the new 3'000 square metre, high-tech location in Heyuan in southern China.
Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expected
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Continental invests in German-US AI chip start-up
February 23, 2021Continental has acquired a minority stake in the German-US start-up Recogni, a company working on a new chip architecture for object recognition in real time based on artificial intelligence (AI).
NA semi equipment tops $3 billion for the first time
February 23, 2021North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted USD 3.04 billion in billings worldwide in January 2021 (three-month average basis), the first time monthly billings have reached USD 3 billion, according to SEMI.
Eltek provides revenue update for 2020 and shortage of Pyralux AP
February 22, 2021PCB supplier Eltek has provided an update regarding the company’s revenues for 2020 and the impact of the worldwide shortage of Pyralux AP, a key material produced by DuPont that is used in the production of flexible and flex–rigid printed circuit boards.
Why Is my processor leaking power? That sounds like an open-ended question
February 19, 2021[i]Question: Why is my processor consuming more power than its data sheet suggests?[/i]
BAE Systems to produce GPS receivers in Iowa
February 19, 2021BAE Systems received a USD 247 million contract to design and manufacture an advanced military M-Code GPS receiver and ASIC.
Northvolt to produce battery systems in Poland by 2022
February 19, 2021The 50,000 square metre factory will be established in Gdańsk, Poland, in two stages, with an initial output of 5 GWh and an estimated start of production date in 2022.
Ford to electrify its European operations - invest $1 billionLoad more news
February 17, 2021The carmaker is taking a significant step forward in its European transformation, committing to go all-in on its electric passenger vehicles and to substantially grow and electrify its commercial vehicle business.