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2009-03-26 12:58:00

BERNIN, France, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today that Smart Stacking(TM), its circuit stacking technology, is now ready for both manufacturing and technology transfer. This low-temperature industrial process from Soitec's Tracit business unit achieves wafer-level circuit stacking onto a range of starting materials with excellent yield. The ability...

2009-03-18 13:35:00

SHANGHAI, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers and other engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today a new partnership with a distributor in China to strengthen its Far East presence. A member of the Shanghai Semiconductor Association, Cantang Electronics Technology Inc. is a professional service provider specialized in semiconductors, with staff and engineers...

2009-03-17 14:27:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium, aimed at accelerating broad adoption of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) across semiconductor markets, announced today its key areas of focus for the current year: IP, low power, and the fabless community. These three pillars form the foundation upon which the consortium will orient both internal resources and external outreach. More specifically, the consortium will work to identify and close any remaining gaps in...

2009-03-02 13:01:00

BERNIN, France, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers and other engineered substrates used for the microelectronics industry, today announced that the Group has been awarded the International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001 certification for quality assurance. The Group was audited by the renowned worldwide Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) organization, both for a renewal at the headquarters in France...

2009-02-23 08:00:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, February 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium, aimed at accelerating silicon-on-insulator (SOI) innovation into broad markets, announced today that IMEC has joined the organization as an academic member. IMEC is a world-leading independent nanoelectronics research center headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. It has been active in the field of SOI technologies for more that two decades. "SOI has long been one of the key routes on IMEC's roadmaps. In...

2008-12-16 11:00:00

IEDM, SAN FRANCISCO, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafers and other engineered substrates used in the microelectronics industry, reported that Dr. Michel Bruel is receiving today the 2008 Cledo Brunetti Award during a ceremony at IEDM in San Francisco. As a former researcher of CEA-Leti, one of Europe's largest microelectronics research institutes, Dr. Michel Bruel is receiving this prestigious award for...

2008-12-11 11:43:00

BOSTON, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium, aimed at accelerating silicon-on-insulator (SOI) innovation into broad markets, announced today that Time To Market (TTM) Inc., an ASIC design and embedded software services company based in San Jose, California has joined the SOI Industry Consortium. TTM is a fully owned subsidiary of Infotech Enterprises Ltd (IEL), a global technology solutions provider headquartered in India. TTM has completed over 125 ASIC projects for...

2008-12-04 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Qcept Technologies Inc., the developer of a new breed of wafer inspection systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry, announced that Soitec, the leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and other engineered substrates, has adopted its ChemetriQ(R) 3000 non-visual defect (NVD) inspection system after several months of collaborative effort. The ChemetriQ system is installed at Soitec's Bernin II 300-mm SOI production fab, where it is...


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