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Wolfspeed Posts 46% Y/Y Growth, Hurt By ZTE Ban

Wolfspeed’s Q3 FY18 revenue grew 16 percent sequentially to $81.9 million, which was 46 percent above the prior year’s quarter. The power RF business acquired from Infineon on 6 March is hurt by the export ban to ZTE; ZTE contributed approximately 20 percent of the revenue in the RF power business in Q3.


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Statement from ZTE on Activation of “Denial Order” by US Department of Commerce

ZTE issued a statement responding to the U.S. Department of Commerce denying export privileges to the company. The DoC action prevents U.S. companies from exporting products to ZTE for seven years. ZTE said "The Denial Order will not only severely impact the survival and development of ZTE, but will also cause damages to all partners of ZTE including a large number of U.S. companies."


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SOI Industry Consortium Announces 4th Annual Event

To continue showcasing the growth of the SOI ecosystem and the application drivers for ultra-low-power IC solutions, the SOI Industry Consortium has organized a two-day event for information-sharing, networking and RF and analog design in Silicon Valley on April 26-27.


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Veeco Installs 100th Automated MBE System Worldwide

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced it has completed installation of its 100th automated Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) system. The installation of Veeco’s GEN10™ MBE System last month at Silanna Semiconductor PTY Ltd. in Australia marks this significant company milestone.

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Bridging the Gap Between RF Front-End Module Characterization and Production Test With the Semiconductor Test System

With the modern mobile device revolution, semiconductor suppliers are challenged to increase capability, integration, and performance while reducing time to market. Test needs a new approach based on an open, flexible platform at significantly lower cost. NI is bridging this gap by building on the stability and capability of the PXI platform to deliver off-the-shelf modular technology to both the characterization and production engineer.