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.
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.
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.
Semiconductor degrees program launched
Purdue University has launched a comprehensive set of interdisciplinary degrees and credentials in semiconductors and microelectronics.
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.
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.
Silicon wafer shipments reach record highs
Worldwide silicon wafer shipments reached a record high in the third quarter according to a SEMI report.
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.
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.
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.