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January 22, 2018Gartner Inc., Stamford, Conn., reports that worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $419.7 billion in 2017, a 22.2 percent increase from 2016, according to preliminary results.
January 22, 2018SEMI, Milpitas, Calif., has updated its World Fab Forecast, which reveals that 2017 spending on fab equipment investments will reach an all-time high of $57 billion.
January 22, 2018In crevice corrosion testing, treated 316 stainless steel compares favorably with alloy 625, as shown in the figure with three images. This figure shows three specimens at the end of a weeklong crevice corrosion test in natural seawater, at room temperature, under an applied potential of 300 mV.
January 22, 2018After several years of close partnership, SEMI, Milpitas, Calif., and the Fab Owners Association (FOA), Cupertino, Calif., have fully integrated.
January 22, 2018Micron, San Jose, Calif., and Intel, Santa Clara,Calif., announce an update to their successful NAND joint development partnership that has helped the companies develop and deliver industry-leading NAND technologies to market.
January 22, 2018A team of researchers from three universities reports that amorphous silicon can be grown into superelastic horseshoe-shaped crystalline nanowires that can undergo stretching of more than twice their original length, and still maintain their excellent electric properties.
January 22, 2018Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tenn., reports that its scientists have developed a method for making a renewable, leathery shape-memory material that is coated with a thin layer of silver nanoparticles to activate electrical conductivity.
January 22, 2018Global Foundries, Santa Clara, Calif., and ST Microelectronics, Geneva, announce that ST has selected GF’s 22nm FD-SOI (22FDX) technology platform to support its next-generation of processor solutions for industrial and consumer applications.
January 21, 2018Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, Hermitage, has brought tensile testing in-house, adding the test to its other in-house mechanical tests rather than outsourcing.
January 21, 2018Advanced Heat Treat Corp., Waterloo, Iowa, announces that it has once again been awarded Nadcap Merit status for Heat Treating (ion nitriding), and has been granted an accreditation that lasts 24 months.