Tuesday 28 March 2023
Global IGBT shortage worsens on Tesla policy change
The global shortage of industrial and automotive IGBTs is being exacerbated as Tesla is likely to use more insulated IGBTs in its future EVs under its 75% SiC cut plan. This paves...
Monday 27 March 2023
Development of advanced lithography technology (II): Nano imprint lithography (NIL) and directed self-assembly (DSA)
Apart from purely optical methods, there are other ways that can be used to define fine semiconductor patterns.
Friday 24 March 2023
Toshiba board reportedly OKs takeover by JIP-led group
Toshiba's board of directors has approved a JPY2 trillion (US$15.3 billion) offer from a consortium led by Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) to buy the company, according to local media...
Tuesday 21 March 2023
Toshiba to provide CXPI communication driver IC to reduce wiring harnesses
Starting this month, Toshiba Electronics will start to provide test samples of TB9032FNG - an automotive driver/receiver IC for the physical layer interface defined in the in-vehicle...
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...
Friday 3 March 2023
Toshiba on track to expand capacity for automotive power chips
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage recently has disclosed plans to set up new production lines for automotive power semiconductors at its existing Himeji semiconductor manufacturing...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Japanese chipmakers keen on expanding capacity for car power devices
Japan's semiconductor firms including Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage and JS Foundry are actively expanding investments in building new capacities for power devices to meet...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Toshiba worried over semiconductor material supply from Ukraine
Japanese companies fled Russia amid war with Ukraine and subsequent economic sanctions. Toshiba worried supply of semiconductor materials from Ukraine might be disrupted; Panasonic...
Thursday 24 February 2022
Automotive MCU prices to rally further by 15-20% in 2Q22
Automotive MCU prices are expected to rise by another 15-20% in the second quarter of 2022 due to supply-side constraints, according to sources at related IC distributors.
Wednesday 9 February 2022
Toshiba to split into two standalone companies
Toshiba has provided an update on its reorganization plan disclosed in November 2021, announcing its intention to separate the company into two standalone companies - Toshiba Infrastructure...
Friday 4 February 2022
Toshiba regards Thailand as manufacturing hub of discrete semiconductors
Toshiba Semiconductor (Thailand) is an important contributor to Toshiba's network of companies which provide a robust supply of discrete semiconductors. As Toshiba's largest semiconductor...
Tuesday 1 February 2022
New semiconductor fabs in Japan to go online in 2022-2024
With the Japan government stepping up their support for the local IC manufacturing sector, several new wafer fabs, including a joint venture (JV) between TSMC and Sony, will be constructed...
Friday 28 January 2022
IC design houses with strong backing gain sufficient foundry support
Taiwan's IC design houses with strong backgrounds have all managed to obtain sufficient foundry support, which will drive further their sales growth in 2022 after helping them score...
Thursday 19 August 2021
Taiwan LCD TVs – 2Q 2021
Taiwan's LCD TV shipments reached 7.16 million units in the second quarter of 2021, up 14.3% sequentially.
Thursday 29 July 2021
China MOSFET suppliers to raise prices in 4Q21
China-based MOSFET specialists including China Resources Microelectronics (CR Micro), Yangjie Electronic Technology and NCE Power are poised to raise their quotes again in the fourth...
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