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2009-08-20 05:02:00

NEWPORT BEACH, California, August 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor, Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), and its fully owned U.S. subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor, Inc., today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SVTC Technologies that will expand Tower and Jazz's Aerospace and Defense (A&D) MEMS customer base while providing SVTC's A&D customers with access to select Jazz technology and U.S. manufacturing facilities. The collaboration will...

2009-08-18 04:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, California, August 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Expanding Millimeter Wave and FEM Markets Estimated to Grow From $400M in 2009 to Over $750M in 2012, a CAGR of Over 23% Jazz Semiconductor, Inc., a Tower Group Company (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), today announced it is targeted at replacing GaAs components in high growth markets such as millimeter wave and front-end components of cellular phones with its enhanced SiGe BiCMOS process, IP and design enablement...

2009-08-11 09:05:40

Modeling the fabrication processes for integrated circuits can slash production development time and costs by up to 40%. But as transistors, already at nano-scales, become ever smaller, researchers are modeling new worlds.Over the past seven years, the microprocessors in everyday electronic equipment have delivered astonishing advances in speed while reducing power consumption per transistor.That is because the scale of the transistors manufactured in high volumes for these electronic devices...

2009-08-06 04:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor (Nasdaq: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), a pure-play independent specialty foundry, will hold a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2009 financial results on Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (09:00 a.m. Central, 08:00 a.m. Mountain, 07:00 a.m. Pacific and 17:00 Israel Time). Tower Semiconductor will issue its second quarter 2009 earnings release on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. This calls will...

2009-07-29 13:07:22

Powerful new radio technologies that promise blisteringly fast WiFi have been given a boost by a team of European researchers' cutting-edge work on miniscule microchips.The work, led by Belgian-based nanotechnology research group IMEC, has proven the potential for 45 nanometre-scale chips to be used for radio frequency (RF) applications that require high speed and low power consumption.The Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) chips, made using a 45nm circuit etching process, are the...

2009-06-30 03:00:00

SHANGHAI, June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI and SEHK: 0981.HK) today announced the successful completion of its first 45-nanometer high performance (GP, generic process with high performance) yield lot. SMIC's high-speed, high performance 45nm GP technology integrates a silicon germanium stress module into the design, allowing the device to run faster, making it ideal for a number of applications, including...

2009-05-05 03:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor (Nasdaq: TSEM; TASE: TSEM), a pure-play independent specialty foundry, will hold a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, May 14, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (09:00 a.m. Central, 08:00 a.m. Mountain, 07:00 a.m. Pacific and 17:00 Israel Time). Tower Semiconductor will issue first quarter 2009 earnings release on Thursday, May 14, 2009. This call will be webcast by...

2009-04-14 23:01:00

MIGDAL HA'EMEK, ISRAEL, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Valley Semiconductors LTD, a provider of semiconductor metrology solutions, announced today that TSMC (TAIEX: 2330, NYSE: TSM), the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, has selected JVX 6200 X-ray metrology tool for measuring the thickness of thin film copper layers in TSMC. The evaluation of potential technologies - X-ray vs. opto-acoustic - "We found that X-ray reflectometry (XRR) demonstrated the required capability....

2009-02-09 05:49:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, February 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), a pure-play independent specialty foundry, will hold a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results on Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (09:00 a.m. Central, 08:00 a.m. Mountain, 07:00 a.m. Pacific and 17:00 Israel Time). Tower Semiconductor will issue the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 earnings release on Thursday,...

2009-01-07 04:10:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, January 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), an independent specialty foundry, today announced a $20 million cash investment in the Company by Israel Corp, pursuant to the agreement between the parties announced on September 25, 2008. According to the terms of the agreement, Israel Corp. has invested $20 million for Tower's equity equivalent capital notes based on a $0.26 value per share. The equity equivalent capital...


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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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