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Friday 26 March 2021
Samsung develops HKMG-based DDR5 memory
Samsung Electronics has expanded its DDR5 DRAM memory portfolio with a 512GB DDR5 module based on high-K metal gate (HKMG) process technology, according to the company.
Wednesday 20 January 2021
LED chipmakers, downstream vendors raising prices
LED chipmakers in Taiwan and China have seen their delivery lead times extend, and have raised quotes for some of their products particularly non-blue light LED chips, which in turn...
Thursday 2 July 2020
GaN and SiC power semiconductor markets set to pass US$1 billion mark in 2021, says Omdia
The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to pass US$1 billion in 2021, energized by demand from hybrid & electric...
Monday 30 December 2019
Sintronic eyes UVC LED, sapphire as growth drivers for 2020
Sintronic Technology will focus on promoting UVC LED and poly-crystal sapphire products as growth drivers for 2020 after a tough year in 2019, according to company chair Ma Yonglin...
Tuesday 3 January 2017
Sintronic to set up polycrystalline sapphire production line
Diode rectifier seller and CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamp) lighting maker Sintronic Technology will set up a polycrystalline sapphire production line in southern Taiwan in first-quarter...
Wednesday 13 April 2016
Russia-based sapphire maker Monocrystal expanding capacity
Russia-based sapphire maker Monocrystal has expanded monthly production capacity from four million mm in 2015 to 4.5 million mm currently, and aim to reach five million mm by the...
Thursday 1 October 2015
Sapphire pricing drops 30% in September due to weak demand in LED market, says report
The average monthly price of sapphire has fallen by more than 30% on year in September 2015, according to LEDinside. This decline is the result of suppliers expanding their production...
Wednesday 24 June 2015
Monocrystal expanding sapphire capacity to target global share of 30%, say Taiwan makers
Russia-based Monocrystal is expanding its monthly sapphire production capacity from 4.0 million 2-inch wafers in equivalent currently to 5.0 million units to target a global market...
Friday 27 March 2015
Sapphire makers seeing strong orders in March
Patterned sapphire substrate (PSS) maker Rigidtech Microelectronics is seeing strong orders in March and expects continued growth into April, with 4-inch units expected to be at the...
Tuesday 17 March 2015
China sapphire makers Biel crystal, Lens Technology expand capacities
China-based sapphire makers Biel Crystal Manufactory and Lens Technology, in view of growing adoption of sapphire optical applications in wearable devices and smartphones, have expanded...
Tuesday 10 March 2015
Taiwan LED makers to adopt 6-inch sapphire wafers
As prices for 6-inch sapphire wafers are on the decline and China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers are increasing their use of 4-inch sapphire wafers, Taiwan-based LED makers...
Tuesday 10 March 2015
Over 30 million mm of 2-inch equivalent sapphire ingots will be used for Apple Watch covers in 2015, says firm
A total of 30.8 million millimeters of two-inch equivalent sapphire ingots will be used for Apple Watch covers in 2015. This accounts for 18% of sapphire ingots produced worldwide...
Wednesday 24 December 2014
GT Advanced Technologies to sell sapphire furnaces
GT Advanced Technologies has announced that following the bankruptcy court's recent approval of its settlement agreement with Apple, GT is now pursuing ASF furnace opportunities for...
Tuesday 23 December 2014
Xiaomi may adopt sapphire for covers of 5.7-inch smartphone
China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology is likely to adopt sapphire for protective covers of Xiaomi 5, its 5.7-inch flagship model that will be showcased at the 2015 Consumer...
Thursday 11 December 2014
AMD expanding into China Internet cafe market
AMD hosted i-Cafe Conference in China on December 10, forming partnerships with hardware companies such as Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Asustek Computer, Micro-Star...
Tuesday 13 December 2011
GT ASF grown sapphire boules
Equipment firm GT Advanced Technologies has announced the release of the studies that demonstrated all sapphire, regardless of source, exhibits color at the core level, that the pink hue of GT Advanced Sapphire Furnace (ASF) material is not indicative of impurities, and that pink ASF sapphire does not have an adverse affect on the LED manufacturing process nor does it require extra steps or incremental costs to remove the pink hue. In addition, it was demonstrated that GT ASF pink sapphire material makes the lowest absorption, highest transmission epi-wafers of the samples examined, the company said.
Friday 16 September 2011
SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Atecom showcases sapphire ingots
Taiwan-based semiconductor material supplier Atecom Technology showcased its sapphire crystals at SEMICON Taiwan 2011 in early September. Headquartered in Taipei, Atecom has been supplying materials such as silicon monocrystalline ingots, polished wafers, epitaxial wafers and solar grade wafers for semiconductor and optoelectronic industries since 1998.
Wednesday 14 September 2011
Atecom Technology showcases sapphire crystals in SEMICON Taiwan 2011
Taiwan-based semiconductor material supplier Atecom Technology showcased sapphire crystals at SEMICON Taiwan 2011. Headquartered in Taipei, Atecom has been supplying materials such as silicon monocrystalline ingots, polished wafers, epitaxial wafers and solar grade wafers for semiconductor and optoelectronic industries since 1998.
Jul 23, 10:33
Chenbro launches the RM252/RM352 series server chassis to empower small base stations deployment in telecommunications
Tuesday 13 July 2021
MOBI standards guide innovation in blockchain services for growth in smart mobility industry
Wednesday 7 July 2021
ADLINK helping manufacturers upgrade businesses with private 5G network-enabled smart manufacturing solutions
Wednesday 7 July 2021
Coretronic leverages strengths to enable smart manufacturing
TSMC dossier (8): Can China establish leadership in semiconductor sector?
Mitac sees 52-week lead time for server component deliveries
Is GF a good buy for Intel?
Chip probing houses to gain from new iPhone SE series, say sources
Intel GF buyout unlikely, sources say
Google, VW, Toyota keen to develop car operating systems
Bluetooth LBS apps getting popularity for COVID tracking, says Digitimes Research
Development of on-device AI chips for smart speakers gaining momentum
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