Energy storage using supercapacitors: How big is big enough?
September 24, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Can I use a simple energy calculation when selecting a supercapacitor for a backup system?[/i]
NAND flash market will see falling quotes & declines in prices
September 24, 2021The latest analysis of the NAND Flash market from TrendForce finds that shipments have been below expectations for consumer electronics such as smartphones, Chromebooks, and TVs during this second half of the year. At the same time, demand remains sluggish for retail storage products including memory cards and USB drives.
Blackstone commissions new research lab
September 24, 2021Blackstone Resources' subsidiary Blackstone Technology GmbH is commissioning a development laboratory for battery cell research at its new production site in Döbeln (Saxony).
Weebit and SkyWater to take ReRAM tech to volume production
September 23, 2021Weebit Nano, a developer of next-gen memory technologies for the semiconductor industry, has entered into an agreement with semiconductor foundry SkyWater Technology to take Weebit’s Resistive RAM (ReRAM) technology to volume production.
Excelitas Technologies opens new plant in Germany
September 23, 2021The industrial technology manufacturer has opened a new plant for its German subsidiary, Qioptiq Photonics GmbH & Co. KG, in Göttingen, Germany. The new facility expands the company’s capacity for assembly of highly sophisticated optomechanical systems and components for the semiconductor industry.
Infineon & Blixt collaborate to accelerate growth of SSCB's
September 22, 2021Infineon Technologies and Swedish company Blixt Tech AB have entered an agreement to co-develop solid state circuit breakers (SSCB) based on Infineon's product portfolio.
DRAM prices projected to decline by 3-8% QoQ in 4Q21
September 22, 2021Following the peak period of production in 3Q21, the supply of DRAM will likely begin to outpace demand in 4Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Schaeffler opens new e-mobility plant
September 22, 2021Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has opened a new production facility at its Szombathely location in the west of Hungary and creates 150 new jobs in e-mobility.
Mouser continues to invest in automation
September 21, 2021Mouser Electronics continues to invest heavily in automation in its global distribution center to increase order processing, accuracy and speed.
Top10 fabless IC design companies sees new revenue highs
September 21, 2021In view of the ongoing production capacity shortage in the semiconductor industry and the resultant price hike of chips, revenue of the top 10 IC design companies for 2Q21 reached USD 29.8 billion, a 60.8% YoY increase, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
Elemaster adds AIMEXIIIc seriesP&P machines from FUJI
September 20, 2021Elemaster has installed three AIMEXIIIc series pick & place machines from Fuji at their Romanian production site.
Datwyler sells online distributor Reichelt
September 20, 2021With the sale of the online distributor Reichelt to Invision, Datwyler will now be specialising solely in system-critical elastomer components. The deal is due to be completed in the autumn.
Sponsored content by congatec AGCOM Express Type 6 and COM-HPC Client A New Generation of Embedded Processors
It’s a new era for high-end embedded processors that are now available on two Computer-on-Module form factors: The brand-new COM-HPC® Client and COM Express® Type 6. With the emergence of the 11th Gen Intel® Core® processor generation (codenamed Tiger Lake), developers now have the ability to choose the most appropriate form factor that best suits their project requirements.
Wide voltage range automotive circuit protector
September 17, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Are there overvoltage and undervoltage protection devices available, especially for automotive applications?[/i]
Jenoptik to double on-site production capacity in Dresden
September 16, 2021The Jenoptik Group intends to build a new production building with office complex in Dresden (Germany). In total, the photonics group is planning to invest around EUR 70 million in a cleanroom facility for micro-optics and sensors for semiconductor equipment.
Passive components see increasing lead times
September 16, 2021Capacitor, resistor and inductor markets all showed signs of increased demand in August 2021, with lead times for all three product lines reaching new heights.
Volkswagen adds jobs in GermanyLoad more news
September 14, 2021Volkswagen Group Components opened a new laboratory for cell research and development in Europe in Salzgitter (Germany). From 2025 onwards, the Volkswagen unified cell is scheduled to roll off the production line in Salzgitter.