Intel looking to buy GlobalFoundries for $30 billion?
July 16, 2021US chipmaker Intel is reportedly in talks to acquire semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries for some USD 30 billion, reports the Wall Street Journal citing sources familiar with the matter.
Bootstrapping a low voltage Op Amp to operate with high voltage signals and supplies
July 09, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Can I bootstrap a low voltage amplifier to get a high voltage buffer?[/i]
Samsung wins almost half of the smartphone memory market
July 08, 2021According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, the global smartphone memory market clocked a total revenue of USD 11.4 billion in Q1 2021.
NOTE starts deliveries to Mölnlycke
July 06, 2021After several years of development work together with Mölnlycke, a medical products and solutions company, NOTE has signed an agreement for the manufacturing of the company's new generation of wound care products.
Note wins manufacturing deal in China
June 29, 2021Note has signed a co-operation agreement with a large international customer. The EMS-provider will manufacture a new generation of a programming module intended for broad applications in industry and for educational purposes.
Massive fire at Chinese polysilicon plant
June 09, 2021Updated: A Chinese manufacturer of high-purity polysilicon, has suffered an "explosion" at a polysilicon plant in Shihezi City, Xinjiang, China yesterday.
Achieving a fully differential output using single-ended instrumentation amplifiers
June 04, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Can we generate a differential output signal using instrumentation amplifiers?
Bosch gives the official go-ahead in Dresden
June 04, 2021Next week - on June 7th, 2021 - the Bosch semiconductor factory in Dresden will officially open. The Saxon high-tech industry association 'Silicon Saxony' is hoping that it will send a positive signal to other companies.
TI tops Analog IC supplier list with room to spare
June 03, 2021Skyworks Solutions posts the strongest sales increase in 2020 as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales, reports market researcher IC Insights.
Note acquires British company iPRO
June 02, 2021Note has acquired all shares in UK based iPRO Holdings Ltd. iPRO manufactures advanced electronics-based products (box-build) with customers mostly found within Greentech, but also in Medtech and Industrial sectors.
Simple circuit measures relative intensity of two light sources
May 28, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Can I measure the difference between two light sources with an instrumentation amplifier?
Police investigating possible arson at Tesla site in Berlin
May 27, 2021The Brandenburg police are investigating whether the fire that broke out early Wednesday morning (May 26, 2021) near the construction site of Tesla's first European gigafactory is a possible arson.
Top-15 semi companies log YoY growth of 21% in 1Q21
May 26, 2021Excluding Intel, the group would have shown a 29% jump in 1Q21/1Q20 sales.
Can early DFM speed up the production of your PCB?
May 25, 2021When time is money and production lead times are already long. Make sure unnecessary EQs don't slow down the process additionally.
Top 10 packaging/testing (OSAT) companies for 1Q21
May 19, 2021Revenues of the top 10 largest packaging/testing (OSAT, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test) companies reached USD 7.17 billion in 1Q21, a 21.5% increase YoY, with most of these companies recording double-digit growths, according to TrendForce.
2021 LED market revenue projected to reach $16.53B
May 18, 2021Owing to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did LED revenue experience a downward trajectory, but this decline also reached a magnitude rarely seen in recent years, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Gartner says chip shortage to persist until 2Q22
May 17, 2021By the looks of it we will have to deal with the global semiconductor shortage for the remainder of the year, and even longer. Research and advisory company Gartner says that it doesn't expect the market to recover to normal levels until the second quarter of 2022.
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?
Pocket-Size white noise generator for quickly testing circuit signal response
April 16, 2021[ib]Question[/ib]: Can you produce a frequency spectrum for all frequencies at the same time?
Note gets manufacturing contract from Swedish customerLoad more news
March 17, 2021Sweden-headquarted electronics manufacturer Note has secured a new manufacturing deal from an un-named Swedish customer from the industrial market sector.