Chip Industry Technical Paper Roundup: Jan. 16


New technical papers added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library this week. [table id=188 /] More ReadingTechnical Paper Library home » read more

Chip Industry Week In Review


By Jesse Allen, Karen Heyman, and Liz Allan Renesas will acquire Transphorm, which designs and manufactures gallium nitride power devices, for about $339 million. GaN, which is a wide-bandgap technology, is used for high-voltage applications in a slew of markets, including EVs and EV fast chargers, as well as data centers and industrial applications. Cadence acquired Invecas, a provider o... » read more

Summary Of The Progress In Beta-Phase Gallium Oxide Field-Effect Transistors


A technical paper titled “Progress in Gallium Oxide Field-Effect Transistors for High-Power and RF Applications” was published by researchers at George Mason University and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Abstract: "Power electronics are becoming increasingly more important, as electrical energy constitutes 40% of the total primary energy usage in the USA and is exp... » read more

Chip Industry’s Technical Paper Roundup: Jan. 8


New technical papers added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library this week. [table id=183 /] More ReadingTechnical Paper Library home » read more

Superconducting Material With Exceptional Tunability


A technical paper titled “Strain-switchable field-induced superconductivity” was published by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Washington, Argonne National Laboratory, Cornell University, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, and George Mason University. Abstract: "Field-induced superconductivity is a rare phenomenon where an applied magne... » read more

Chip Industry’s Technical Paper Roundup: June 13


New technical papers recently added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library: [table id=109 /] Further Reading Technical Paper Home » read more

A PIM Architecture That Supports Floating Point-Precision Computations Within The Memory Chip


A technical paper titled “FlutPIM: A Look-up Table-based Processing in Memory Architecture with Floating-point Computation Support for Deep Learning Applications” was published by researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology and George Mason University. Abstract: "Processing-in-Memory (PIM) has shown great potential for a wide range of data-driven applications, especially Deep Learnin... » read more

Chip Industry’s Technical Paper Roundup: Nov. 15


New technical papers added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library this week. [table id=63 /] » read more

Semiconductor Manufacturing: Tradeoffs Between Performance, Energy Consumption & Cybersecurity Controls


A new research paper titled "Simulating Energy and Security Interactions in Semiconductor Manufacturing: Insights from the Intel Minifab Model" was published by researchers at Idaho National Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at San Antonio and George Mason University. Abstract: "Semiconductor manufacturing is a highly complex. Fabrication plants must deal with r... » read more