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2009-01-06 02:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, January 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM)(TASE: TSEM), a pure-play independent specialty foundry, today announced that its Board of Directors has nominated Amir Elstein to serve as the new Chairman of the Board. Amir Elstein was recently appointed to the board of directors of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, a $35 billion market cap Israeli-based global pharmaceutical company. Before that he served as the Executive Vice...

2009-01-05 03:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, January 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), a pure-play independent specialty foundry, today announced that Mr. Russell Ellwanger, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 11th Annual Needham Growth Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, New York. Mr. Ellwanger is scheduled to present in the Hubbard Room at 3:30 p.m. eastern time on Tuesday, January 6th, 2009. A live Web cast of Tower Semiconductor's...

2008-12-22 07:00:00

SiGe Semiconductor reports 350 million chips shipped since inception and 2008 revenue growth of more than 40% over 2007 ANDOVER, MA and OTTAWA, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ - SiGe Semiconductor, Inc. today announced another record-setting year of growth, with greater than 350 million units shipped since the company's inception. The company expects 2008 full year revenues to be approximately US $98 million with shipments of more than 120 million units during the year. "This is the fifth consecutive...

2008-12-01 10:04:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, December 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM; TASE: TSEM), an independent specialty foundry, continues to execute its previously announced cost reduction plan, expected to result in approximately $60 million of annual run-rate savings commencing in 2009. This plan focuses on synergies inherent in the merger and integration with Jazz Technologies, Inc., such as operational and organizational efficiencies, and also includes stand alone...

2008-11-13 09:00:10

Silicon Genesis Corporation (SiGen), a leader in process and technology for engineered substrates, announced today that it has signed an equipment development and supply agreement with NorSun AS of Oslo, Norway, a manufacturer of monocrystalline silicon wafers with established production capacity in Vanta (Finland) and Ardal (Norway) and planned crystal pulling and wafering operations in Singapore. Under the agreement, NorSun will evaluate SiGen's PolyMax "kerf-free" substrate samples...

2008-10-06 15:00:36

New process technology supports high integration density enabling SoC (System-on-Chip) applications austriamicrosystems Ulrike Anderwald, +43 (0) 3136 500 5856 Media Relations press@austriamicrosystems.com www.austriamicrosystems.com Logo: http://www.austriamicrosystems.com austriamicrosystems' (SWX: AMS) business unit Full Service Foundry announced today the availability of its advanced 0.18um High- Voltage CMOS process technology "H18" at the GSA Suppliers Expo &...

2008-09-11 03:00:23

austriamicrosystems' (SWX:AMS) business unit Full Service Foundry today announced the availability of its new analog/mixed signal high performance process design kit ("HIT-Kit") for its 0.35um CMOS, High-Voltage CMOS and SiGe-BiCMOS specialty technologies. Based on the latest version of Cadence Virtuoso (registered trademark of Cadence Design Systems, Inc.) custom design platform (IC 6.1 release), the new HIT-Kit significantly improves the time-to-market for highly competitive...

2008-06-24 02:29:24

StrataLight Communications, the leader in commercial deployment of 40Gbps optical transmission subsystems, announced today that it has developed a Silicon Germanium (SiGe) chipset for use in its internal 100GE DWDM transponder development. The chip development is enabled by StrataLight's in-house technology expertise in mixed signal ASIC design, high speed RF inter-connect and transponder sub-system integration. The multiplexer chip has been successfully tested at bit rates from 112Gbps to...

2008-06-17 09:01:05

SEMATECH experts will present cutting-edge research results on advanced new materials and device structures for continued scaling of semiconductor technologies at the 2008 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits on June 17-19 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii. Researchers at SEMATECH are developing new techniques for extending CMOS logic and memory technologies, and will showcase some of their findings in three papers outlining new materials, processes and concepts and...

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2008-05-13 13:55:00

Even before Weixiao Huang received his doctorate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his new transistor captured the attention of some of the biggest American and Japanese automobile companies. The 2008 graduate's invention could replace one of the most common pieces of technology in the world"”the silicon transistor for high-power and high-temperature electronics.Huang, who comes from humble roots as the son of farmers in rural China, has invented a new transistor that uses a...


Latest Silicon-germanium Reference Libraries

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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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