DIGITIMES Show Daily, SEMICON Taiwan 2002, Taipei (16-18 September)
An interview with Martin M. Schwartz, CEO, Therma-WaveWednesday 18 September 2002
Excluding technical differences, what sets your products apart from your competitors?
Downturn reduces DRAM players, weak demand leaves market uncertainWednesday 18 September 2002
Following the long downturn in the PC market, the major DRAM players are experiencing a major reshuffle. The surviving companies will dominate regional markets in a winner takes all...
Taiwan IC industry – slightly better 1H, long-term cautious optimismWednesday 18 September 2002
Taiwan’s semiconductor industry performance was not good in 2001, turning in its first year of negative growth with an overall value of NT$526.9 billion, dropping 26.2% compared...
Global economic slowdown: Shrinking demand lowers upstream expectationsWednesday 18 September 2002
When Morris Chang, CEO of TSMC, began his speech at the company’s Q2 shareholder’s meeting, he began by reciting Chinese poetry and then proceeded to fail optimistic public...
Challenges for Taiwan companies going into communications ICsWednesday 18 September 2002
Starting in the nineties, the PC market received a massive boost and accelerated its growth with a revolution in networking and communications technology. With the gradual evolution...
FEI and KLA offer combined e-beam inspection tool and wafer analyzerTuesday 17 September 2002
FEI and KLA-Tencor have joined forces to deliver a complete defect detection and structural root cause analysis solution for semiconductor manufacturers needing to manage technology...
Applied Materials targets 300mm RTP with new, dedicated platformTuesday 17 September 2002
Applied Materials has introduced its new Radiance Vantage system, a dedicated, two-chamber rapid thermal processing (RTP) solution for 300mm high-volume chip manufacturing. Exhibited...
Semiconductor demand – an application viewpointTuesday 17 September 2002
From a product characteristic point of view, semiconductors can be classified under industrial parts and components. The strength and weakness of demand in the semiconductor market...
China supply chain near completion in critical ramp-up phaseTuesday 17 September 2002
Turning point reached in 2000 with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) and Article 18 the driving for...
Global foundry industry: Present & futureTuesday 17 September 2002
The 36% decline in the wafer contract manufacturing industry during 2001 is the first-ever downturn for wafer contract manufacturers over the past ten years. Despite a drop in capacity...
Solid State Equipment CorporationMonday 16 September 2002
Trilennium™ 3306/9 single wafer, fully automated cleaner for wafers to 300 mm.
Taiwan PuriticMonday 16 September 2002
TPC, an ISO9001-certified manufacturer, is an agent for several worldwide famous manufacturers in the semiconductor field as their sales and service representative in Taiwan and the...
Topcon (Megalith Technology)Monday 16 September 2002
At Topcon, our business is to study all aspects of light and discover and apply the practical possibilities it offers. As long as there is light, we believe our future will...
Vistech (Japper)Monday 16 September 2002
Japper is a semiconductor equipment maker providing:
Therma-WaveMonday 16 September 2002
Optical thin-film metrology system
YamashinMonday 16 September 2002
We manufacture 20 different types of filters, including membrane and depth filters.
Yu-Tech Integrated SystemsMonday 16 September 2002
A pump you could take home to mother
Zen Voce Technology (Taiwan)Monday 16 September 2002
Building customer trust through total test solutions
YokogawaMonday 16 September 2002
Providing direct-drive (DD) motors that allow rotational control and linear motors with low vibration, low dust generation and low heat generation.
SiberHegnerMonday 16 September 2002
Our competencies are recognized in various high-tech industries: Microelectronics, Opto electronics, Biotechnologies and also in chemistry and water purification.
SEMITOOLMonday 16 September 2002
Semitool is a world leader in the design, development, manu-facture and support of high performance wet chemical processing equipment for use in fabrication of semiconductor...
Semijess EnterprisesMonday 16 September 2002
IC Test handler & Taping machine
SCS HightechMonday 16 September 2002
SCS Hightech Inc. leverages MEMS (Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems) and LTCC (Low Temperature Cofired Ceramics).
SCP Global TechnologiesMonday 16 September 2002
The ECLIPSE 300™ is SCP Global Technologies’ innovative solution to 300mm surface preparation requirements. This second-generation tool combines dilute chemistries...
OptiViz TechnologyMonday 16 September 2002
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