Tag: <span>semiconductor</span>
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Semiconductors January 5, 2023

2D semiconductor research used to improve quantum computing, solar panels

Texas A&M University researchers are improving 2D semiconductors by better understanding dark excitons, which can help improve technologies such as quantum computers and solar panels.

By Steve Kuhlmann
Semiconductors December 16, 2022

Global chip industry to invest more than $500 billion over next two years

SEMI announced the semiconductor industry will invest more than $500 billion by 2024, which will include 28 manufacturing facilities starting construction in 2023.

Semiconductors August 10, 2022

Semiconductor material that performs better than silicon

Researchers have found a material that can perform much better than silicon in cubic boron arsenide, but finding practical and economic ways to make it remains a challenge.

By David L. Chandler
Courtesy: Kyle Redmond, Purdue University
Semiconductors June 23, 2022

Semiconductor degrees program launched

Purdue University has launched a comprehensive set of interdisciplinary degrees and credentials in semiconductors and microelectronics.

By Brian Huchel
Courtesy: Silvia Cardarelli, University of Michigan
Semiconductors February 16, 2022

Exciton surfing could enable next-gen energy, computing

Excitons, which escape traditional electrical losses, could help cool down computers and enable faster speeds and higher efficiencies.

By Catharine June
Courtesy: SEMI and SEAJ, December 2021
Mechanical & Electrical December 3, 2021

Global semiconductor equipment sales reach record high

SEMI reported record semiconductor equipment sales for the fifth quarter in a row as strong demand fuels industry.

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Semiconductors November 16, 2021

Silicon wafer shipments reach record highs

Worldwide silicon wafer shipments reached a record high in the third quarter according to a SEMI report.

Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Semiconductors September 27, 2021

Semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings Aug. 37.6% YoY

Semiconductor manufacturing billings were up more than 35% in August 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

Courtesy: SEMI
Industry News July 27, 2021

Global semiconductor sales to pass $100 billion by 2022

Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by OEMs are forecast to surpass $100 billion next year according to a report by SEMI.

Courtesy: EU Automation
Semiconductors July 23, 2021

Learning from the global semiconductor chip shortage

The semiconductor supply chain is unique, but there are lessons that all manufacturers can learn from its shortcomings.

By Claudia Jarrett