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2010-03-30 09:33:00

ST. FLORIAN, Austria, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that Morocco-based wafer-level camera manufacturer Nemotek Technologie has placed a repeat order for EVG's bonding and UV nanoimprint lithography (UV-NIL) systems - the EVG520IS and IQ Aligner. Nemotek will use these systems to address its production demands for CMOS image sensors and...

2010-03-16 02:03:00

BERNIN, France, March 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement to supply silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates to CSMC Technologies Corporation ("CSMC"), a leading pure-play specialty analog foundry based in China. Soitec is sampling SOI substrates for High Voltage (HV) and CMOS applications initially aimed at...

2010-03-02 08:00:00

St. Florian, Austria, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that it has shipped two wafer bonding systems to the University of Michigan's Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF)--a leading center for MEMS and microsystems research and an integral member of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN), which is supported by the National Science...

2010-02-16 11:00:00

BERNIN, France, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today volume production of its new generation of state-of-the-art high-resistivity (HR) silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates to serve the growing cellular phone and Wi-Fi markets. Soitec recently completed qualification at major customers for volume production in response to their rapidly growing...

2009-12-14 08:00:00

HUDSON, N.H., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Frequency Control, Sensor, and Hybrid Product solutions, today announced its new solution for the timing of ultra high-temperature electronics, the PX-420 crystal oscillator. Able to withstand continuous operating temperatures of up to 250 degrees Celsius, the product is ideal for harsh environment applications, including oil and gas downhole operations. With the PX-420,...

2009-12-01 01:36:00

TOKYO, December 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext, Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, and CEA-Leti, a leading global research center committed to creating and commercializing innovation in micro- and nanotechnologies, today announced plans to expand their collaboration on wafer-to-wafer 3D integration by offering customers a joint, comprehensive industrial solution. The global offer envisioned by the...

2009-11-12 11:55:00

BOSTON, Massuchessetts, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium, aimed at accelerating silicon-on-insulator (SOI) innovation into broad markets, announced today that Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) has joined the worldwide organization. Mentor is a global leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions. As an active member and a leader in design enablement, Mentor will expand EDA tool and methodology support for SOI technology. This engagement...

2009-10-21 09:58:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium today announced the results of a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and bulk FinFETs comparison study conducted by the organization with the support of some of its key members. The study has evaluated performance, process variability, and cost differences between FinFETs fabricated with junction isolation on bulk silicon wafers, and FinFETs fabricated on SOI wafers. The analysis shows that fabrication on bulk and SOI...

2009-10-13 08:59:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium today announced an initiative to deliver a silicon on insulator (SOI) educational event in conjunction with ARM TechCon3 to help the electronics industry reap the benefits of SOI. Responding to the industry's need for education in this area, the SOI Design Clinic will provide IC designers and engineering management with a technical understanding of significant differences between designing on SOI versus bulk...

2009-10-06 02:00:00

DRESDEN, Germany, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMICON Europa 2009 -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that it has completed the installation of two automated fusion bonding systems for 300-mm wafers at a leading semiconductor foundry and at a major consumer electronics manufacturer. The GEMINI® FB automated production fusion bonding systems will be employed...


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