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2012-03-07 04:20:01

3D Chip Packaging Expected to be a Major Inflection Point for the Semiconductor Industry, Allowing Smaller Packages, Lower Power Consumption and Higher Data BandwidthSingapore, Mar 7, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Applied Materials Inc., the global leader in providing manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries, and the Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a world-renowned research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and...

2011-05-25 04:35:01

Singapore, May 25, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), an institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have announced today their cooperation with TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, on breakthrough projects in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), packaging and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs).IME seeks to advance research and development (R&D) in microelectronics in the area of MEMS, packaging and IC...

2011-05-17 02:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced the winner of the TSMC Europractice Innovation award for the most innovative mixed signal or RF (Radio Frequency) design submitted by a European university through the Europractice IC service coordinated by imec. The design from the ESAT team of K.U. Leuven showed a high degree of innovation by integrating a 120GHz Voltage Control Oscillator with a 10Gb/s phase modulating transmitter on...

2011-04-13 04:35:01

Joint facility will develop new tools and integration schemes for growing wafer-level packaging marketSingapore, Apr 13, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Applied Materials, Inc., the global leader in providing manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries, today signed an agreement with the Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a world-renowned research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), to set up a Center of...

2010-09-29 07:58:00

PARIS, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Set up in December 2001 as a spin-off of IMEC, Photovoltech has the backing of its shareholders TOTAL and GDF SUEZ. IMEC (Interuniversity Microelectronics Center) is one of the world's leading research institutes, with a proven reputation in photovoltaic research. Using state-of-the-art high-tech equipment, Photovoltech started production of multicrystalline silicon solar cells in November 2003. New expansion plans of Photovoltech are...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

ST. FLORIAN, Austria, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced it has shipped an EVG520IS semi-automated wafer bonding system and two EVG6200 automated alignment systems to King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. Students at the graduate-level institution will use the EVG equipment for advanced technology research and...

2010-05-18 04:00:00

LONDON, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of industry leaders throughout the electronics industry today announced the launch of the Hardware Intrinsic Security (HIS) Initiative -- an educational forum dedicated to reduce barriers and advance the adoption of HIS solutions. A new approach is needed to combat counterfeiting, which is a growing problem driving down the average selling price (ASP) of genuine products and accounting for approximately 10 percent of electronics sales today. The HIS...

2010-05-06 10:48:00

GENEVA, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics, the leader of the MEDEA+ FOREMOST "Integration of 45nm CMOS technology" Advanced R&D project, today announced that FOREMOST has been short-listed as one of three finalists for the 2010 EUREKA Innovation Award. The EUREKA German Chairmanship invited one member from each of the three short-listed projects at the EUREKA stand at the Hannover Messe (April 19-20,) in Germany. The three finalists will also be invited to the award...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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