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Transition from Planar to 3D NAND Proves Difficult

The transition to 3D NAND technology has slowed to snail’s pace due to unexpected steps in the manufacturing process. This […]


Why Volvo’s Electric Car Commitment Makes Sense

The internal combustion engine’s end has been announced and retracted more often than you’ve started your own car, but Volvo […]


IoT Companies Attract Investors in 2017

By 2020, it’s expected that the IoT market will climb to a startling $267 billion. Industrial IoT investment is predicted […]


This Is Your Brain on a Chip

There are few structures quite as complex and exquisite as the brain, so it’s little wonder chip designers have used […]


Automotive Industry Shows Promise for Semiconductor Manufacturers

When Gartner becomes so unsure about its predictions that it not only changes its forecasts but warns of future corrections, […]


Research Paper: New Technique for Measuring Wafers

In semiconductor manufacturing, precision is key. As small consumer electronics flood the market, demand for thin wafers that can hold […]


President Trump’s Budget and the Stateside Semiconductor Industry

What does President Trump’s budget proposal mean for the domestic semiconductor industry? Proposal is the key word. Like any research […]


Demand for 200mm Chips Exceeds Production Capacity

As demand for 200mm equipment has risen, the shortfall in manufacturing has become startling. Between 60% and 80% of the […]


Rumor Has It Foxconn To Build US Plant in 2017

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, also known as Foxconn Technology, may currently be planning to build a manufacturing plant in […]


Chip Companies Invest in US Fabs

Last month, we wrote about Asian companies investing in the U.S.  Now, these three companies have announced new builds and […]