Driving a unipolar gate driver in a bipolar way
May 14, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Do you need a specialized gate driver to deliver positive and negative voltages?
BSE receives multiple orders from automotive chip companies
March 30, 2021Semiconductor test handler company, Boston Semi Equipment (BSE), has received repeat orders from automotive customers for multiple Zeus gravity test handlers configured for MEMS pressure and high power IC testing applications.
High-side current sensing
March 26, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Is placing a 100 Ω resistor in front of a MOSFET gate required for stability?[/i]
Strong growth expected for third-gen semiconductors in 2021
March 11, 2021The third-generation semiconductor industry was impaired by the US-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic successively from 2018 to 2020, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. But now a rapid upturn is expected.
Synchronous Rectification on the Secondary Side
February 26, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] How can I increase the efficiency of my isolated power supply?
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]
UK government support development of domestic 200mm GaN foundry process
February 09, 2021UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) supports the Compound Semiconductor Centre Ltd (CSC) and Newport Wafer Fab (NWF) to develop a 200mm Gallium Nitride HEMT foundry process.
Power outage at UMC Lixing causes large-scale voltage drops in vicinity
January 12, 2021An abnormality which caused a power outage in the GIS (gas insulated switchgear) equipment at UMC’s facilities on Lixing Road, Hsinchu, resulted in a voltage drop for other fabs located in the surrounding area, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
New gate driver ICs for 5G and LTE macro base stations
December 15, 2020Infineon Technologies AG introduces the new EiceDRIVER™ 2EDL8 gate driver IC product family to foster the growth in DC-DC telecom bricks for mobile network infrastructure.
SemiQ and Micross Components ink bare die distribution agreement
December 08, 2020SemiQ says has signed a global distribution agreement with distributor Micross Components to supply SemiQ's silicon carbide (SiC) bare die.
Total revenue of top 10 foundries expected to increase by 18% YoY in 4Q20
December 07, 2020Demand in the foundry market has remained strong in 4Q20, as production capacities across the industry remain fully loaded, with the tight supply of wafer capacities leading to a price hike in foundry services and subsequently driving up total quarterly industry revenue, according to TrendForce.
AN AEC-Q101 qualified 60V MOSFET in the PowerPAK SO-8L Dual asymmetric package
November 17, 2020Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced an AEC-Q101 qualified n-channel 60 V MOSFET that is the industry's first such device in the PowerPAK® SO-8L dual asymmetric package.
New CoolSiC MOSFETs: Maintenance-free servo drives without cooling fans
November 05, 2020Infineon Technologies AG supports the robotics and automation industry in implementing maintenance-free motor drive inverters.
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Top 10 tech industry trends for 2021
October 06, 2020As the DRAM industry officially enters the EUV era, NAND Flash stacking technology advances past 150L, says TrendForce as it provides its forecast of 10 key trends in the tech industry for 2021.
Foundry revenue projected to grow by 14% YoY in 3Q20Load more news
August 24, 2020Downstream foundry clients are currently exhibiting strong demand due to upcoming year-end shopping festivities in Europe and North America and the National Day long weekend and Singles’ Day sales promotions in China, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.