Wednesday 20 September 2023
Global 200mm fabs to reach record high capacity by 2026, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm fabs as the industry reaches a record high of...
Friday 15 September 2023
What has global supply chain restructuring meant for Taiwan?
After the reconfiguration of global supply chains, it will mark the beginning of Taiwan's great navigation era, and the trend of large-scale supply chain relocation has made supply...
Thursday 3 August 2023
Automotive semiconductor becomes the only driving force for Rohm
Japan-based Rohm Semiconductor saw its operating profits decline by 21.5% in April–June 2023. Its automotive sales increased by 14.9% year-over-year, the only segment that enjoyed...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Rohm to expand production capacity for SiC power devices
Rohm recently announced plans to acquire a plant owned by Solar Frontier in Japan for expanding production capacity for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices.
Monday 19 June 2023
Rohm, Vitesco form SiC supply partnership
Rohm Semiconductor and Vitesco Technologies have entered into a multi-billion dollar silicon carbide (SiC) supply partnership from 2024 through 2030, according to the companies.
Tuesday 9 May 2023
Rohm mass producing 650V GaN HEMTs
ROHM Semiconductor has announced mass production of 650V gallium nitride (GaN) high-electron-mobility transistors (HEMT) optimized for a wide range of power supply systems applications...
Monday 20 March 2023
Resonac enters mass production of new-gen SiC epi-wafers for EVs
Japan-based Resonac, formerly Showa Denko, kicked off volume production of its new-generation 6-inch SiC epi-wafers on March 1, aiming to serve the needs of EVs and other high-end...
Tuesday 14 March 2023
Taiwan IC designers urged to sharpen specs formulation, solutions design capabilities
Taiwan IC design houses should work harder to catch up with leading international players in terms of specifications formulation and solutions design capabilities, and they must also...
Friday 3 March 2023
With Tesla rumored to cut 75% of SiC demand, Taiwan's power semiconductor sector offers their analysis
EV leader Tesla emphasized in its 2023 "Investor Day" that its next car model will aim to reduce assembly costs by 50%. It was also implied that Tesla will reduce around 75% of its...
Thursday 2 March 2023
More makers in China, Taiwan building presence in SiC sector
China-based carmakers and solar cell suppliers are aggressively foraying into the silicone carbide (SiC) segment in line with the semiconductor self-sufficiency goal set by the government,...
Friday 13 January 2023
Rohm to supply 4G SiC MOSFET for EV inverters for Honda
Rohm Semiconductor announced on Jan 10 that it is supplying its new fourth-gen SiC MOSFETs and gate driver ICs for EV inverters made by automotive parts supplier Hitachi Astemo.
Thursday 22 December 2022
IDMs migrating to 8-inch fabs for SiC, GaN components production
With third-generation compound semiconductors SiC and GaN increasingly used in power devices for electric vehicle (EV) and server applications, international IDMs are actively migrating...
Wednesday 30 November 2022
Rohm partners with Shenzhen SiC startup amid concerns of growing Chinese competition
Rohm Semiconductor has entered into a strategic partnership with China-based power semiconductor company Shenzhen BASiC Semiconductor, Nikkei reports.
Tuesday 29 November 2022
Rohm to mass produce SiC power semiconductors in December, challenging incumbent leaders
Rohm Semiconductor will be mass-producing SiC power semiconductors starting in December 2022, mainly for inverter application. It makes power consumption more efficient and can add...
Wednesday 16 November 2022
Rohm to team up with Shenzhen chipmaker for SiC power devices
Rohm Semiconductor has struck a strategic cooperation agreement with China's Shenzhen-based BASiC Semiconductor under which the pair will jointly develop SiC power devices for electric...
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