Cascade Microtech Inc., a leader at enabling precision measurements of integrated circuits at the wafer level, and imec, a world-leading nanoelectronics research center, announced breakthroughs in probing stacked integrated circuits (3D-SICs), fueling an important growth engine for the semiconductor market.
At SEMICON West 2013, Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, announced it has expanded its global manufacturing capabilities of microwave chemical vapor deposition (CVD) synthetic diamond by 60 percent compared to last year.
Hesse Mechatronics Inc., the Americas subsidiary of Hesse GmbH, leading manufacturer of high-speed fine pitch wedge bonders and fully automatic heavy wire bonders and ribbon bonders for the backend semiconductor industry, announces that it will introduce and demonstrate the new Bondjet BJ931L in booth 6081 in the North Hall at SEMICON West, taking place July 9-11 in San Francisco.
Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, announced it has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Group4 Labs Inc. (Group4), a semiconductor wafer materials company that manufactured Gallium Nitride (GaN) on-diamond semiconductor technology for RF and high-power devices.
The emerging market for Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to grow a remarkable factor of 18 during the next 10 years, energized by demand from power supplies, photovoltaic (PV) inverters and industrial motor drives.
CML Microcircuits (www.cmlmicro.com), a leader in the design, development and supply of low-power RF and mixed-signal telecommunication semiconductors, is pleased to announce the further expansion of its engineering department.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) transistor targeting land mobile radio from Freescale Semiconductor Inc.