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2014-10-22 08:40:25

ZUG, Switzerland, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adlyte Inc., a developer of high-brightness extreme light sources for advanced semiconductor inspection and metrology applications, today announced it has reached a key performance benchmark for its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light source for high-volume manufacturing (HVM)-readiness. Adlyte has demonstrated that its EUV light source has maintained clean operation after intermediate focus while running for hundreds of hours replicating...

2014-10-20 08:37:11

Acquisition Enables GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Become a World Leader in Semiconductor Foundry Technology; ARMONK, N.Y. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement under which GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM's global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to...

2014-10-19 23:00:44

The report provides a detailed analysis of global silicon carbide semiconductor market based on the analyses of different technologies, products, applications, and regions. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/silicon-carbide-electronics-market-439.html) (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 The report "Silicon carbide (SiC) in semiconductor market by technology, product, and application, by geography - forecast and analysis to 2020", defines and segments the silicon carbide in...

2014-10-15 23:13:41

VerLASE wins US Patent: shows commercially viable use of 2D materials to grow light emitting structures that can directly emit in green to red colors, challenging industry's "green gap." The invention enables Quantum Wells of II-VI materials to replace phosphors and Quantum Dots in multiple lighting applications. Winooski, Vermont (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 VerLASE Technologies announced today the U.S. Patent Office has issued US Patent No. 8,859,412 on the use of certain 2D...

2014-10-09 08:31:33

New SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA and IGLOO2 FPGA Security Features Enhance Mainstream Application Protection at the Device, Design and System Levels ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of its new ultra secure SmartFusion2® SoC FPGAs and IGLOO2® FPGAs that have more advanced security features at the device,...

2014-10-09 08:31:24

HSINCHU, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company'') (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services ("OSAT"), today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of September 2014 and third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was NT$5,806.3 million or US$190.7 million, representing an increase of 7.3% as compared to the...

2014-10-09 04:21:27

3-way venture with Xiamen Municipal People's Government and FuJian Electronics & Information Group will serve local and international foundry customers HSINCHU, Taiwan, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today resolved to participate in a 3-way agreement for a joint venture company focused on 12" wafer foundry services with Xiamen Municipal People's...

2014-10-08 16:25:27

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid growth of the power semiconductor market in recent years has been driven by the proliferation of computer and consumer electronics, such as desktop computers, notebooks, netbooks, smartphones, flat panel displays and portable media players that require sophisticated power management to improve power efficiency and extend battery life. The rapid growth of the power semiconductor market in recent years has been driven by the proliferation...

2014-10-08 12:33:58

Peers select Daane as recipient of 2014 Robert N. Noyce Award for longstanding efforts on behalf of industry WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that John P. Daane, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Altera, has been named the 2014 recipient of SIA's highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce Award...

2014-10-08 08:30:20

HSINCHU, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services ("OSAT"), today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, (8:00 a.m. Taiwan time, Thursday, November 13, 2014) to discuss its third quarter 2014 financial results and management's...


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2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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