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Monday 26 February 2024
Strong GPU demand sees Taiwan’s uPI Semi shoot for the moon
uPI Semi CEO Daniel Huang is bullish about the company's potential profit margins.
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Poor volume and price stability of SiC substrates: TSMC's main reason for not entering the market?
According to industry sources, TSMC's lack of interest in SiC technology could be attributed to the pricing and supply of SiC substrates.
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Backend firm Micro Silicon gearing up for SiC, GaN semiconductor boom
Micro Silicon Electronics, a power IC testing specialist, is targeting further collaboration with Taiwan-based chipmakers and foreign IDMs on gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
China SiC capabilities push means global competition: Q&A with SAS chairperson Doris Hsu (II)
With the government's support, Chinese companies have scaled the silicon carbide (SiC) segment and secured partnerships with some international IDMs. In the second part of an interview...
Friday 12 January 2024
Renesas to acquire GaN supplier Transphorm for US$339 million
Renesas said it would acquire US-based gallium nitride (GaN) supplier Transphorm to expand its power semiconductor portfolio in an era where demands for energy efficiency and EVs...
Thursday 11 January 2024
Chinese compound semiconductor companies to fulfill domestic needs, aim overseas
Chinese companies China Resources Microelectronics (CR Micro), United Nova Technology (UNT), and SICC have been scaling their compound semiconductor business by strengthening cooperation...
Thursday 11 January 2024
Japanese suppliers expand capacity as demand for compound semiconductors rises
High-efficiency electric vehicles (EVs) and renewable energy generation are driving growth in the power semiconductor market.
Thursday 4 January 2024
China's SiC push boosts cost-effectiveness, threatens to dethrone Si, GaN
China's significantly expanded production capacity of third-generation silicon carbide (SiC) crystals is set to open gradually in 2024.
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Tyntek kicks off GaN component shipments in small volume
Tyntek, a maker of LED chips and sensors, has initiated small-scale shipments of GaN power components and expects the business to enter its early stages in 2024.
Monday 27 November 2023
Infineon sees automotive MCU, power semiconductor long-term contracts grow
Infineon said it has secured more long-term contracts for automotive semiconductors, including MCUs and power semiconductors. The company accounts for the largest share of the automotive...
Friday 24 November 2023
What does GaN's future lie ahead with ongoing patent dispute between EPC, Innoscience?
Gallium nitride (GaN) has not been able to gain much traction compared to silicon carbide (SiC), another power semiconductor material. In May, US-based Efficient Power Conversion...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Transphorm seeking sale or merger
Transphorm has stated that it is pursuing multiple options, including a potential merger or sale of the company, to increase stockholder value.
Tuesday 14 November 2023
GaN applications thrive with satellite boost, Taiwanese and Dutch supply chains team up
As nations continue the widespread deployment of their 5G communication infrastructure, there is a sustained increase in demand for Gallium Nitride (GaN) communication components...
Monday 13 November 2023
Government incentives for developing semiconductor industry (3): Subsidies for R&D activities
Cash subsidies targeting research and development (R&D) investments and R&D consortiums are conducive to the development of semiconductor technologies, so governments can...
Friday 3 November 2023
STMicroelectronics sees its forte in sustainability to maintain lead in supply chain
When the race towards carbon neutrality is seen as an adversity by some, others see it as an advantage. For global automotive semiconductor leader STMicroelectronics (ST), which started...
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