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Friday 22 March 2024
CSCC eyeing bigger presence in compound semiconductor sector
China Steel Chemical Corporation (CSCC)recently developed 5N-grade high-purity carbon powder and graphite crucibles that have been adopted by Taiwanese compound semiconductor firms...
Thursday 7 March 2024
VCSEL component maker TrueLight attracts investment from Taiwan Mask
Photomask specialist Taiwan Mask Corporation has announced plans to participate in optical components supplier TrueLight's private placement, with a total investment of around NT$410...
Thursday 7 March 2024
Compound semi market to expand in 2024
Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and mobile phones are expected to fuel growth for the compound semiconductors market in 2024.
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Longtan Science Park Phase 3 development project set to boost compound semiconductor industry in northern Taiwan
The Longtan Science Park's third-phase development project, located in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, intended for TSMC's 1.4nm wafer fab but abandoned for numerous reasons, is now slated...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
TSMC, ASEH gearing up to expand advanced packaging capacity
With TSMC and ASE Holdings (ASEH) gearing up to build additional fab capacities for advanced packaging, relevant supply chain participants are optimistic about growth driven by their...
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.
Friday 29 December 2023
Everlight expects compound semiconductor packaging and testing, automotive businesses to grow in 2024
Everlight Electronics expects its compound semiconductor packaging and testing business to enjoy robust growth in 2024, according to the LED packaging house. It expects related orders...
Wednesday 27 December 2023
A paradigm shift in semiconductor materials development (1)
There are three ways to grow the economic scale in the modern-day semiconductor industry: continuous miniaturization of processes, advanced packaging, and the application of new ma...
Friday 22 December 2023
Taiwan compound semiconductor firms unfazed by Luxshare buyout of Qorvo backend fabs in China
Luxshare Precision Industry's impending acquisition of Qorvo's backend fabs in China is unlikely to have a significant impact on Taiwan-based compound semiconductor firms, according...
Tuesday 12 December 2023
New Taiwan rule on crucial chipmaking tech presents more opportunities than concerns, says Skytech
Taiwan has issued a list of 22 critical chipmaking technologies not to be revealed to foreign companies; violators will face legal consequences under Taiwan's "National Security Law."...
Friday 1 December 2023
FitTech steps up laser processing and compound semi testing deployment
FitTech, a provider of LED probing, testing, and sorting equipment, has expanded its footprint in new industries such as compound semiconductor and laser diode testing, where it anticipates...
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Supply Chain Summit: Ajai Chowdhry points to compound semiconductors as key focus for India
At the opening ceremony of the Supply Chain Summit co-organized by DIGITIMES and the India-Taipei Association (ITA) on November 14, Ajai Chowdhry, founder of HCL and chairman of EPIC...
Thursday 9 November 2023
Sensing components maker TASC turns cautious for 4Q23
Taiwan-Asia Semiconductor (TASC), reportedly a sensing components supplier for the Apple Watch, has turned conservative about its sales prospects for the fourth quarter of 2023.
Monday 30 October 2023
AI fuels optical communication to become potential market for compound semiconductors
While the 2023 smartphone market is one filled with harsh challenges, it is coming to an end. Regarding the smartphone market after 2024, most prominent market research firms still...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research