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Researchers present revolutionary light-emitting silicon

Life - - Emitting light from silicon has been the Holy Grail in the microelectronics industry for decades. Solving this puzzle would revolutionize...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 14:11:01 - #eewire

SemiLEDs Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Globe Newswire - SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), "SemiLEDs" or the "Company," a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, today announced...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:19 - #semiconductor


Globe Newswire - Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of smart, connected and secure embedded control solutions, today provided...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:16 - #semiconductor

NXP Semiconductors Updates View of First Quarter 2020 Performance and Sets Date to Review Detailed Results

Globe Newswire - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today updated its performance expectations for first quarter 2020, due to the business impact from the...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:15 - #nxp #coronavirus #semiconductor

ECAD vs. MCAD vs. EDA - Everything you need to know!

Electronics - SnapEDA - The more time you spend exploring the electronics design industry, the more you realize how much we love our acronyms! Whether you're...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:12 - #pcb #eewire

Drive unipolar stepper motors as bipolar stepper motors with a simple wiring reconfiguration

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - Stepper motors come in many different varieties, but there are two main winding configurations for permanent magnet and hybrid...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:10 - #ti #semiconductor

Understanding IPC Class 2 vs Class 3 for a Gull Wing Lead

Electronics - Samtec Blog - IPC-A-610 covers a wide range of solder joints, and what it takes to meet Classes 1 - 3 in varying types of of connector termination...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:08 - #samtec #ipe

Automotive-compliant CMOS Clock Buffers from Diodes Incorporated Deliver Low Jitter, Low Skew, and Low Power Operation

Electronics - Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the introduction of its new family of automotive-compliant clock buffers, designed...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:07 - #diodesinc #eewire

UMC Reports Sales for March 2020

Business Wire - United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), today reported unaudited net sales for the month of March 2020. Revenues...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:06 - #semiconductor

Intel Joins Georgia Tech in DARPA Program to Mitigate Machine Learning Deception Attacks

Business Wire - Intel and Georgia Tech announced that they will lead a Guaranteeing Artificial Intelligence Robustness against Deception program for DARPA.
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:05 - #ai #machinelearning #semiconductor

MaxLinear MxL85110 Gigabit Modem Drives GiaX HelEOS(tm) Solution in Field Trials for 5G Mobile Backhaul over the Cable Network

Business Wire - MaxLinear MxL85110 Gigabit Modem enables HelEOS Solution to deliver 10Gbps symmetrical throughput over coax
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:03 - #maxlinear #semiconductor

Xilinx Appoints Brice Hill as Chief Financial Officer

Business Wire - Xilinx announced it has appointed Brice Hill to the position of executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately.
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:14:02 - #xilinx #semiconductor

Analog Devices Closes Semiconductor Industry's First Green Bond

Business Wire - Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADI) today announced the successful closing of the first green bond offering in the semiconductor industry. The...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:59 - #adi #semiconductor

Rockwell Automation Provides COVID-19 Business Update

Business Wire - Rockwell Automation provided an update on actions it is taking to align costs with anticipated market conditions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:56 - #rockwell #coronavirus #ipe

Yageo to double its investment in Taiwan

Media - DIGITIMES - MLCC and chip resistor supplier Yageo has received a green light from Taiwan's government to nearly double the investment amount...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:54 - #yageo #mlcc #ipe

TSMC, UMC post increased March revenues

Media - DIGITIMES - Pure-play foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported sequential...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:53 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Gartner, IC Insights cut 2020 chip market growth forecasts to negative

Media - DIGITIMES - Gartner and IC Insights both in their recent reports revised downward their chip market growth projections this year to slight decreases.
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:52 - #semiconductor

CMOS clock buffers are automotive-compliant

Media - eeNews Europe - Diodes Incorporated's Hyperlink family of automotive-compliant clock buffers has been designed for low power operation...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:51 - #eewire

Global IC Market Forecast Lowered From 3% to -4%

Media - Design And Reuse - Global IC Market Forecast Lowered From 3% to -4%
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:50 - #semiconductor #outlook

Non-Memory Semiconductor Business to Decline, Memory Forecast to Grow: Gartner

Media - ElectronicsB2B - The overall worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to decline 0.9 per cent in 2020 Gartner has cited coronavirus...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:49 - #onsemi #coronavirus #semiconductor #outlook

VIS posts record 1Q20 revenues

Media - DIGITIMES - Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported record revenues of NT$7.84 billion (US$260.9 million)...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:48 - #semiconductor

Taiwan IC design houses cautious about 3Q20

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based IC design houses have expressed caution about their sales performance in the third quarter, as order visibility for...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 12:13:47 - #icdesign #semiconductor #outlook

Infineon: Substantial Power Semiconductor Content in Medical Ventilators

Media - - Infineon Technologies AG is playing a vital role to support the manufacturing of ventilator devices. Power semiconductors from...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:35 - #infineon #ventilator #semiconductor

Semi revenues to dip 1% in 2020, hurting smartphone output

Media - FierceElectronics - Gartner sees improvement for NAND, but non-memory declines will hurt smartphone and consumer electronics production.
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:34 - #smartphone #semiconductor #outlook

KEMET Webinar | Common and Dual Mode Chokes for Automotive Applications in DC and AC Conditions

Media - Passive Components News - Chokes are commonplace devices in nearly all electronics. As the electric content grows in automobiles, the need for...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:31 - #kemet #ipe

KEMET Webinar | DC Link Solutions for SiC and GaN Applications

Media - Passive Components News - The growth of wide bandgap semiconductors has driven demand for enhanced performance from the accompanying passive...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:30 - #kemet #sic #power #galliumnitride #ipe

KEMET Webinar | High Voltage Ceramics Capacitors, Shocking!

Media - Passive Components News - Ceramic capacitors come in small packages but that doesn't mean they're not capable of large voltages. Successfully...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:29 - #kemet #capacitor #ipe

Ultimate Guide to Switch Debounce (Part 7)

Media - Electronic Engineering Journal - I think this is it! I honestly believe this is going to be the last installment in our switch bounce saga. This...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:27 - #ti #microcontroller #arm #fpga #powersupply #eewire

AEC-Q200 Compliant Chip Inductors Rated to 100uH and 1.35A

Media - - Bourns Magnetics Product Line has introduced the Model CC322522A chip inductors. These inductors are wound on a ferrite core...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:26 - #bourns #power #ipe

Panasonic Industry expands its robust ERJU resistor series with a Lower TCR - Higher Precision

Media - eBOM - Even though applications are getting more digital with every device generation and a lot of functions are defined by the implemented software,...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:22 - #resistor #panasonic #ipe

SiGe RF Extends Wi-Fi 6 Range and Reduces Power Consumption

Media - - NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the availability of a comprehensive Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) portfolio, which significantly expands...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:18 - #nxp #8x8 #iot #semiconductor

Passive Blog Releases WHO is WHO in Passive Components Manufacturing Database

Media - Passive Components News - EPCI European Passive Components Institute is pleased to announce release of its free online global passive manufacturing...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:17 - #ipe

A trusted design path for IoT edge products

Media - eeNews Europe - Cypress Semiconductor's IoT-AdvantEdge is a set of solutions designed to provide IoT product developers a simplified path...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:16 - #microcontroller #iot #cloud #aws #semiconductor

Infineon delivers millions of chips for medical ventilators

Media - Electronics Maker - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is playing a vital role to support the...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:14 - #infineon #maker #ventilator #semiconductor

Analog Devices Contributes to Global Fight Against COVID-19

Media - Electronics Maker - Partners with international advocacy organization Global Citizen on a televised and streamed special "One World: Together...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:13 - #adi #maker #coronavirus #semiconductor

GlobalWafers posts on-year revenue decline in 1Q20

Media - DIGITIMES - Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has reported consolidated revenues fell 13.3% on year to NT$13.515 billion (US$448.7 million)...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:12 - #semiconductor

Highlights of the day: TSMC sees surge in demand for packaging services

Media - DIGITIMES - Apart from its leadership in the foundry sector, TSMC has been making a lot of efforts developing packaging technologies with which...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:11 - #tsmc #coronavirus #semiconductor #outlook

Thick Film Wide Termination Chip Resistors

Media - - Industrial and commercial power electronics demand robust power supply performance. When high stability and low thermal resistance...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:08 - #pcb #resistor #stackpole #powersupply #power #ipe

What Is DRAM's Future?

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - Memory - and DRAM in particular - has moved into the spotlight as it finds itself in the critical path to greater...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:07 - #samsung #rambus #onsemi #drams #ai #capacitor #semiconductor

Data Center Hyperscaling

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - As we move in to 2020 it's clear that every sector of industry, including the semiconductor industry, will have a...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:37:06 - #onsemi #datacenter #ai #semiconductor

IoT Debugging Crosses The Hardware-Software Divide

Media - Semiconductor Engineering - By Paul Hill and Gordon MacNee - Debugging is an important part of embedded design; one that necessarily crosses the...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:13:14 - #pcb #flash #microcontroller #onsemi #iot #adestotech #eewire

TSMC sees CoWoS packaging capacity utilization ramp up

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC has seen utilization of its chip-on-wafer-on-substrate (CoWoS) packaging capacity rise substantially in the second quarter of...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:13:13 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Impact of Covid 19 More Significant Than Anticipated: NXP CEO

Media - ElectronicsB2B - NXP Semiconductors posted $2,021 million revenue for the first quarter of 2020 (Q12020) Company's chief financial officer...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:13:12 - #nxp #coronavirus #semiconductor #outlook

Tower Semi's PMIC Design Kits Reduce Power Consumption and Die Size

Media - - Tower Semiconductor announced the release of design kits for a novel 0.18um high-performance power management technology which...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:13:11 - #drones #power #robotics #semiconductor

COVID-19's Helping Hand, Medical Ventilators, Require Semiconductor Components to Function

Justmeans - From #semiconductors to #ventilators to #Bluetooth to voice user interface, see how @onsemi is helping to...
Fri, 10 Apr 2020 11:13:09 - #supplychain #onsemi #coronavirus #ventilator #semiconductor

Ultrasmall MOSFET Gate-Driver IC Prevents False Triggering

Media - - Each time a power MOSFET is being turned on or off in a SMPS, parasitic inductances produce ground-shifts that may cause false...
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:39:17 - #pcb #infineon #mosfet #power #capacitor #eewire

EMA Design Automation Announces Partnership with Dassault Systemes to Deliver Business Transformation to the Electronic Product Design Process

Media - EDACafe - This partnership will leverage EMA's unique expertise to provide a holistic and modern approach to product development.
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:14:21 - #ema #eewire

Sumida Developed SMD Power Inductor with Unshielded Drum Core Construction

Media - Passive Components News - Sumida developed new CD54DS SMD Power Inductor with magnetically unshielded ferrite drum core construction design Key...
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:14:17 - #ipe

BrainChip Announces Wafer Fabrication of the Akida System-on-Chip

Media - Design And Reuse - BrainChip Announces Wafer Fabrication of the Akida System-on-Chip
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:14:12 - #semiconductor

Maxim Integrated's Next-Generation SIMO Power Management IC Cuts Solution Size by Half and Extends Battery Life

Media - eBOM - Designers of compact consumer devices can now slash solution size by half and extend battery life by 20 percent with the MAX77654 single...
Thu, 09 Apr 2020 12:14:06 - #iot #wearables #power #capacitor #eewire