Monday 15 April 2024
China-based SICC becomes second-largest SiC wafer provider globally
As silicon carbide (SiC) substrates continued to evolve toward larger sizes, the 200mm substrate has become a hotly contested technology field.
Monday 15 April 2024
China's chip equipment industry gains momentum in import substitution, alarming foreign suppliers
China currently relies heavily on imports for over 85% of its semiconductor equipment needs, showcasing a self-supply rate of only about 14%.
Friday 12 April 2024
SK Siltron obtains further US support to accelerate SiC wafer investment
SK Siltron, a silicon carbide (SiC) wafer manufacturer in the United States, is set to receive a US$77 million subsidy from the state of Michigan, following a US$544 million loan...
Friday 12 April 2024
Intel goal to have half of global advanced chip production in the US and Europe...depends on Asia
As the US seeks to increase its share of production capacity, inviting Asian companies to invest and expand in the US, shifting new wafer fab projects from the Asian continent to...
Wednesday 10 April 2024
Force-MOS sees growth in MOSFET wafer shipments, driven by China-based smartphone brands
China's production capacity in mature semiconductor processes has continued to grow with the substantial financial backing of the government. For power semiconductor manufacturer...
Monday 8 April 2024
TSMC likely to raise wafer prices for 5/3nm processes
TSMC is likely to raise its wafer prices for 5/3nm processes in response to strong demand and rising production costs, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
India-based Polymatech and Japan-based Orbray reaches MoU on sapphire wafer technologies
Polymatech Electronics, an India-based opto-semiconductor provider, has signed an MoU with Japan-based Orbray as the Indian company aspires to transform into a fully integrated, end-to-end...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
Research Insight: Intel obtains subsidies but faces challenges
Vying for government subsidies would be the easiest assignment for Intel when it comes to expanding its foundry business, DIGITIMES Research believes.
Thursday 21 March 2024
Nvidia's Jensen Huang takes diplomatic rain check on Samsung's wafers
Huang showcased his diplomatic flair at Nvida's AI developers' conference.
Monday 18 March 2024
Arm rolled out its automotive processor IP and Taiwan chip makers want to ride shotgun
The UK's Arm has revealed an automotive processor.
Wednesday 13 March 2024
Tata-PSMC wafer fab to produce first Indian chip by 2026
With the technology support from PSMC, Tata's wafer foundry, the first commercial fab in over three decades, is expected to be operational by the end of 2026, according to PSMC cha...
Tuesday 12 March 2024
India expects 2-3 wafer fabs and three ATMP/OSAT facilities in coming years
After India approved three chip projects to develop a local chipmaking ecosystem, an Indian government official disclosed the country is likely to see at least 2-3 wafer fabs and...
Monday 11 March 2024
Top-5 wafer fab equipment makers see combined revenue slip 1% in 2023
At US$93.5 billion in 2023, the combined revenue of the top five Wafer Fabrication Equipment (WFE) manufacturers decreased by 1% annually due to sluggish memory spending, a macroeconomic...
Wednesday 6 March 2024
Wafer foundry capacity expansion could pose risks
The worldwide IC design industry is stable, however, there is a notable increase in wafer foundry manufacturing capacity, which may provide potential risks, according to foundry sources.
Monday 4 March 2024
China's photoresist market on the rise, projection shows US$15 bn by 2023
The intricate process of photoresist development encompasses raw material synthesis and formulation refinement, with the synthesis and purification of photoresist raw materials posing...