Monday 15 January 2024
Taiwanese EV charger companies target North America with high-power charging technology
Multiple Taiwan-based EV charging companies participated in CES 2024, introducing chargers and energy storage system products to gain a presence in the North American market.
Friday 4 August 2023
Infineon to build 200mm SiC fab in Malaysia
The trend toward decarbonization will lead to robust market growth for power semiconductors, particularly those based on materials with wide bandgaps. According to Infineon Technologies,...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Taiwan's NSTC approves NT$2.29B investment as demand for high-power laser source rises
On July 18, Taiwan's National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), responsible for overseeing the Science Park, approved 11 investment projects with a total investment amount of...
Tuesday 10 January 2023
Mercedes-Benz to build 400 high-power charging hubs in North America by 2027
Mercedes-Benz announced at the CES 2023 that it would start building a high-power charging network in the US and Canada this year and in Europe, China, and other key markets in the...
Wednesday 22 June 2022
Taiwan leadframe makers enjoy brisk orders for automotive power modules
Taiwan-based leadframe makers Jih Lin Technology and Shuen Der Industry (SDI) have seen clear order visibility through the end of 2023, buoyed by strong demand for automotive power...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Pure-play foundries see automotive chip orders continue ramping up
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries continue to see orders for automotive semiconductors ramp up while stepping up their capacity expansion pace, according to industry sources.
Thursday 25 November 2021
GaN Systems, USI partner to accelerate GaN adoption in EVs
GaN Systems has announced a strategic partnership with Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), a subsidiary of ASE Technology, to co-develop GaN power modules for the electric vehicle...
Friday 27 August 2021
Probe card provider MPI to acquire Celadon Systems
Taiwan's leading cantilever probe card maker MPI has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Celadon Systems, which specializes in ultra-high performance...
Thursday 18 February 2021
Taiwan leadframe makers to post revenue growth through 3Q21
Taiwan-based leadframe makers including Shuen Der Industry (SDI) and Jih Lin Technology are poised to post sequential revenue increases through the third quarter of 2021, thanks to...
Thursday 26 November 2020
Taiwan III-V supply chain gearing up for GaN power, RF modules
Taiwan's III-V semiconductor supply chain players are gearing up to deepen deployments in the segment of GaN-based power components and RF modules increasingly applied to 5G handsets...
Wednesday 23 September 2020
China revving up to develop 3rd-gen IC materials, quantum computers
China will be stepping up the development of its homegrown third-generation semiconductor materials and quantum computers in the next 5-10 years seeking to fully wean itself off US...
Wednesday 29 July 2020
SiC wafer spot market prices fall 20% from 2019
Spot market prices for SiC (silicon carbide) wafers have plunged 20% this year due to supply outstripping demand amid impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and worsening US-China trade...
Friday 21 February 2020
ST, TSMC team up for GaN devices
STMicroelectronics and TSMC are collaborating to accelerate the development of gallium nitride (GaN) process technology and the supply of both discrete and integrated GaN devices...
Tuesday 17 September 2019
Win Semi to expand GaAs wafer production capacity in 2Q20
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors plans to expand production capacity by around 5,000 6-inch wafers monthly in the second quarter of 2020 to meet ever-increasing compound semiconductor...
Thursday 27 June 2019
Taiwan Semiconductor highlights total auto power devices solutions
Diode maker Taiwan Semiconductor has revved up efforts to develop total automotive power components solutions since the beginning of 2019, covering SiC Schottky diodes, ESD (electro-static...