Silicon Power Semiconductor

April 18, 2014 | 0 Comment

Challenges and opportunities in the post-silicon power semiconductor world

Since the inception of power semiconductor devices, the market has always looked for raising their breakdown voltage. The breakdown voltage is the highest voltage applicable to the device before it breaks down and becomes non-functional. Usually, semiconductor devices used in … Continue reading […]

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Thin film deposition

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

Strong increase in revenue for MEMS microphones

A new report of HIS technology points out to a forecast of strong growth in global revenue for MEMS microphones from 2013 and 2014 from about $800 million to more than one billion dollars with a continued growth estimated to … Continue reading […]

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LED lighting market projected to grow 12-fold by 2023

April 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

Novel method to produce green light LEDs using nanowires

Since their first discovery and subsequent improvements, LEDs have always suffered several drawbacks when compared to traditional incandescent light bulbs, namely efficiency loss at high power and lack of reliable efficient solution for some colors in the spectrum, green for … Continue reading […]

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MOCVD GaN on PSS wafers deposition services

March 27, 2014 | 0 Comment

Gallium nitride on silicon, which opportunities?

While much of the LED industry is now focused on research and development along with mass production of GaN on patterned sapphire substrates, analysts are wondering whether the industry will make a transition to GaN on silicon technology or not. … Continue reading […]

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Applied Materials in the upcoming 3D stacking revolution

March 23, 2014 | 0 Comment

The role of Applied Materials in the upcoming 3D stacking revolution (part 2)

So where Applied Materials see their strength in this process? One of the areas where Applied Materials can work well with is the creation of the structure itself as the requirement for high precision manufacturing of the staircase structure leaves, … Continue reading […]

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Applied Materials in the upcoming 3D stacking revolution

March 22, 2014 | 0 Comment

The role of Applied Materials in the upcoming 3D stacking revolution (part 1)

Recently in the internet there is much buzz about 3D stacking and in particular 3D NAND stacking with the upcoming revolution in the flash memory market with the mass adoption of this technology by all the major players. One of … Continue reading […]

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LED lighting market projected to grow 12-fold by 2023

March 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

Further evidence of strong LED production growth in China for the next few years

In a market analysis of last year, research market firm HIS forecast a boom in the LED industry in a report with title “Demand for Key Raw Material Set to Double as LED Market Booms”. According to the firm, a … Continue reading […]

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Is it the end of Moore` s Law? (part 1)

March 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

Is it the end of Moore` s Law? (part 2)

At first, we need to ask ourselves why Moore` s Law should continue and what would be the possible future applications of ICs with tens or hundreds of times the computing power of today. The current wave of smartphones and … Continue reading […]

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Is it the end of Moore` s Law? (part 1)

March 11, 2014 | 0 Comment

Is it the end of Moore` s Law? (part 1)

It is about twenty years, that is, since about when I started to become seriously interested in microelectronics and IC lithography, that I have heard this question from time to time: is Moore`s Law coming to an end? And, if … Continue reading […]

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Martini Tech offers sputtering services for thin film deposition, more than 100 different target materials are available. RF and reactive sputtering available

March 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

Honeywell starts to sell new CuMn sputtering targets for sputtering machines

US maker Honeywell has formally announced today that it will start to sell a new kind of copper manganese sputtering targets for sputtering equipment. The main application of the targets will likely be semiconductor manufacturing. Director of Honeywell department for … Continue reading […]

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