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  • DIGITIMES Show Daily, SEMICON Taiwan 2006, Taipei (11-13 September)

    Last update: Friday 15 September 2006 [15 news items]

Now known as Vistec

Sep 15, 16:44

Earlier this summer, DigiTimes.com had the opportunity to talk about the SEMICON show with the general manager of Vistec Semiconductor Systems Division, Gerhard Ruppik, and Vistec...

Vistec

Micron: Analyzing the present, looking to the future

Sep 13, 12:18

Although the issue of excessive inventory is casting a shadow over the global semiconductor industry, players in the memory sector continue increasing their capital expenditure (capex)...

Brian J. Shields

Rohm and Haas to open Chunan plant in December

Sep 13, 11:16

US-based polishing technology supplier Rohm and Haas will conduct an opening ceremony at its Taiwan manufacturing site in December 2006, the company said at the SEMICON Taiwan 2006...

SEMICON Taiwan opens bigger than last year

Sep 12, 16:49

The 11th annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show started on Monday at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), with 620 companies exhibiting their solutions at 1390 booths. Both numbers are...

SEMICON Taiwan 2006 opening ceremony

Controlled chaos of renaissance: Q&A with Ho-Ming Tong, R&D general manager of ASE

Sep 12, 16:01

Last year, Taiwan's leading packaging-and-testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) was expected to have a tough time since the company suffered from a fire at its plant...

Ho-Ming Tong

From ITRS roadmap to latest lithography development

Sep 12, 11:31

The International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors (ITRS) is now one of the most important references for the semiconductor industry. It addresses the technological challenges...

How CMP works

Inventory? But don't panic

Sep 12, 10:56

The semiconductor equipment book-to-bill (B/B) ratio dropped for the first time in six months in July, when it stood at 1.06, as opposed to 1.14 in June, according to figures posted...

BASF values importance of chemical localization

Sep 11, 20:10

Eyeing the rising role of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP), leading chemical maker BASF indicated that its solution meets the various current complex various mask layer requirements...

BASF

Despite shadow of lawsuit, SMIC preps for 65nm

Sep 11, 19:52

The recent legal dispute between Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has not hindered SMIC's plans to...

Rumored PSC-Elpida fab may use "Inotera" model

Sep 11, 19:44

Although Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has reiterated that plans to construct a speculated new fab in cooperation with Elpida Memory have not yet been finalized, company...

Trenching ahead: Q&A with Charles Kau, president of Inotera

Sep 11, 16:13

Created less than four years ago as a joint venture between the Germany-based Infineon Technologies and Taiwan-based Nanya Technology, Inotera Memories is now seen as an example of...

Charles Kau, president of Inotera

China-industry investments and industry development

Sep 11, 15:52

China is one of the most dynamic areas in the overall electronics industry and the semiconductor sector in particular. Since 2000, a number of ambitious fab projects were announced...

The next step - Industry takes aim at 450mm

Sep 11, 15:29

The semiconductor industry faces challenges without end, and one of the major issues looming on the horizon is the move to 450 millimeters, and all the questions and challenges that...

What will the future hold?

Where do we go from here? Q&A with Archie Hwang, chairman of SEMI

Sep 11, 13:25

In June, Archie Hwang became the first chairman of SEMI from Taiwan. In practice, he wears a number of hats. Hwang is chairman and CEO of Taiwan distributorship Hermes-Epitek. Simultaneously...

Archie Hwang

Cross-strait second-hand equipment overview

Sep 11, 11:09

Expansion in Taiwan's semiconductor industry is not dictated solely by the desire to deploy leading edge production technologies or larger wafer sizes, but also by current market...

Motivation behind second-hand equipment trade
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