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2011-07-12 13:53:00

GEORGETOWN, Massachusetts, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - FD-SOI Determined to Be More Economical Than Planar Bulk Silicon CMOS Processing Research firm IC Knowledge LLC has completed a comprehensive cost analysis that determines fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) wafers offer the global semiconductor industry the most cost effective solution compared to bulk silicon for processing semiconductor devices at the next-generation 22 nm technology node and beyond....

2011-07-11 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMICON WEST -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today unveiled the semiconductor industry's first bonding system for 450-mm-diameter wafers manufactured from silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates. Building on EVG's leadership in SOI wafer bonding, the new system - dubbed the EVG850SOI/450 mm - was created to support and facilitate the...

2011-03-10 13:43:00

SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and a subsidiary of CSOLAR Development, LLC, a renewable energy company managed by Tenaska Solar Ventures, today announced a 25-year contract for up to 150 megawatts (MW) of solar energy to be generated at the Imperial Solar Energy Center (ISEC) West's proposed 1,057-acre solar energy facility near El Centro, Calif. This project will create nearly 300 construction jobs in the Imperial Valley during the...

2011-03-10 00:34:00

BERNIN, France and SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Tenaska Solar Ventures Selects Soitec's Concentrix CPV Solar Power Technology To Produce 150 Megawatts of Clean Energy For San Diego Gas & Electric - Soitec Will Build a New 200MW CPV Manufacturing Facility in the San Diego Region. Soitec (Euronext Paris), a world-leading supplier of advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, today announced that its Concentrix concentrated...

2011-02-22 11:06:00

BERNIN, France, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, today announced the appointment of Steve Longoria to Senior Vice President Worldwide Strategic Business Development. An industry veteran with extensive experience and a proven track record primarily at IBM Microelectronics, Longoria joins Soitec's leadership team with responsibility...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'