Leading Korean OSAT Purchases YES VertaCure XP for Higher Yield and Performance

by Artem Alekseenko

Yield Engineering Systems, a manufacturer of process equipment for semiconductor advanced packaging, life sciences, and “More-than-Moore” applications, today announced that it has sold a VertaCure XP G2 system to Korea’s LB Semicon. The VertaCure …

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Technology Supply Chains Become a Geopolitical Issue

by Omid Rahmat

The location of “oil reserves [has] defined geopolitics for the last five decades,” Gelsinger said in an interview with CNN’s Julia Chatterley at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “Where the technology supply chains are, …

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Taiwan Takes a Seat at WTO Talks on US Chip Sanctions

by Omid Rahmat

China filed a dispute with the WTO in an effort to overturn US-imposed export controls, which aim to limit the Asian nation’s ability to develop a domestic semiconductor industry and equip its military. Beijing accused Washington …

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Mediatek Moving Ahead on All Fronts

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Counterpoint Research reported on the Mediatek annual Executive Summit in Sonoma, California and highlighted the key announcements at the event. It also pointed out that the firm’s chips address markets with a …

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Insight Media Highlights Swave Holographic Imagers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We published a release from Swave, a spin-out from Imec in Belgium, that highlighted a fund raising round earlier this year (Swave, a New Imec and VUB Spin-off, Raises €7M to …

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Links Week Starting 21st November 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week.  Comcast To Bring Dolby Vision HDR World …

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Qualcomm Has New AR-specific Chips and a Reference Design

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Qualcomm has a new chip series, the AR2 Gen 1 that is intended for use in smartglasses. The processor, co-processor, and Wi-Fi 7 system combo is said to take up 40% less …

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Nvidia Down in Q3 FY 2023

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Nvidia’s results for Q3 of its financial yeat to the end of October, with revenue down 17% YoY and 12% QoQ to $5,931 with margin also down 11.6 points from last …

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Mid-week Links – Week Ending 25th November 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the middle of this week. HT to – here is the Tiny …

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MICLEDI Claims Red GaN MicroLED Breakthrough for AR Glasses

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Micledi Microdisplays said that it has made red (630nm) LEDs based on GaN that have a FWHM of 50nm. The firm said that the device manufacturing is  compatible with MICLEDI’s proprietary …

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Kyocera Making microLEDs and microLasers Using Lateral Growth

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Kyocera said that it has a new process to make micro light sources (lasers and microLEDs) by growing the GaN layer used laterally which concentrates the defects in a central area …

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