Special Reports

Billions And Billions Invested
By: Mark LaPedus

EUV continues to soak up the majority of lithography R&D dollars, leaving some potentia...
Pain Management
By: Ed Sperling

Second of two parts: Managing pain is literally a growing problem, extending from the b...
Micro-Power Energy Harvesting
By: Ernest Worthman

Micro-scale energy harvesting, enabled by a new ultra-low voltage module, is emerging a...
Biggest Verification Mistakes
By: Ann Steffora Mutschler

With SoCs containing more processors and more software than ever before, it’s not jus...


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Top Stories

An insider’s look at doing business in Taiwan, the grow...
Progress is being made on the packaging side of 2.5D and ...
193nm immersion lithography probably can be extended to 7...
Analysis: Rumblings about IBM selling off its semiconduct...
For finFETs and stacked die to become mainstream, advance...
Cost remains an issue, but different packaging approaches are beginning to ga...
A primer on the use and importance of PDKs in wafer fabrication.
To design an SoC most efficiently, there are many considerations to keep in m...
At 28nm and beyond, the main technical hurdle to contend with is power. And n...


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Latest News

The Week In Review: Design

TSMC certifies four vendors’ tools for 16nm finFET process; Rambus inks sec...

The Week In Review: Manufacturing

Fab tool slowdown; GF-Samsung align; TSMC’s new finFET; 450mm still alive.

Blog Review: April 16

Automating traffic lights; fighting robots; aftermarket batteries; lightbulb ...

Power/Performance Bits: April 15

UCLA researchers overturn conventional wisdom on nanowire-based diagnostic de...


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International News

Fill ‘Er Up With Hydrogen

Japanese car makers ready zero-emission fuel cell vehicles, opening new oppor...

ATE Platform Strategy Gains Ground

Advantest introduces new test heads for its platform, signaling gains in new ...

Explosion At Mitsubishi Materials

Analysis: What happened and why it matters to the semiconductor industry.

Tales From The Silk Road

Duct tape and cheap electronics. The trials and tribulations of an expat.


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