Wednesday 20 September 2023
Samsung's NAND plant in China faces process upgrade dilemma; shifting capacity to power semiconductors could be viable solution
As the US-China conflict continues to intensify, Samsung Electronics' NAND Flash plant in Xi'an, China, is increasingly stuck in a process upgrade dilemma. On the one hand, with the...
Thursday 7 September 2023
GaN Systems bullish about GaN potential in EV applications
GaN Systems expressed optimism over the potential of gallium nitride (GaN) in electric vehicle (EV) applications at the ongoing SEMICON Taiwan 2023 exhibition.
Friday 4 August 2023
Infineon to build 200mm SiC fab in Malaysia
The trend toward decarbonization will lead to robust market growth for power semiconductors, particularly those based on materials with wide bandgaps. According to Infineon Technologies,...
Tuesday 11 July 2023
Power semiconductors now a focus of Chinese foundry expansion
Mounting external restrictions have brought short-term pain to China's wafer foundries, forcing Chinese semiconductor manufacturers to accelerate localization. Their goal is to build...
Monday 10 July 2023
Chinese IC designers step up shifting focus to automotive chips
Despite facing various regulatory restrictions from the US, the Chinese IC industry has not changed its goal of achieving semiconductor autonomy. In terms of IC design, many Chinese...
Monday 3 July 2023
Samsung set to commercialize 2nm chips in 2025, 1.4nm by 2027
Samsung Electronics has disclosed its latest advanced process development roadmap at the just-ended 2023 Samsung Foundry Forum, with plans to mass produce 2nm chips by 2025 and commercialize...
Wednesday 28 June 2023
Samsung details plans for 2nm mass production
Samsung Electronics made several announcements during the recent annual Samsung Foundry Forum (SFF).
Wednesday 19 April 2023
Silicon, next-generation power semiconductors to post 2-digit sales rises in 2023, says Fuji Keizai
Global market scale for silicon-based power semiconductors is estimated to grow 11.1% to reach JPY2.7 trillion (US$20.10 billion) in 2023, and that for next-generation power semiconductors...
Friday 31 March 2023
IDMs upbeat about revenue prospects, benefiting Taiwan supply chain partners
Robust demand for Si-IGBT and SiC power modules for automotive and industrial control applications has inspired IDMs such as Infineon to become upbeat about their revenue prospects...
Wednesday 8 March 2023
Ventec specialty CCL sales pick up for auto, aerospace applications
Taiwan-based Ventec Electronics, dedicated to specialty copper-clad laminates (CCL) and thermal materials, expects its shipments of high-performance thermal substrate materials for...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
IDMs upbeat about market prospects for automotive chips
Despite automotive chip customer pull-in momentum reportedly weakening, IDMs in the US and Europe are still highly optimistic about market prospects for the chip segment whose supply...
Friday 3 March 2023
Toshiba on track to expand capacity for automotive power chips
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage recently has disclosed plans to set up new production lines for automotive power semiconductors at its existing Himeji semiconductor manufacturing...
Tuesday 14 February 2023
Diamond-based power semiconductors may be available in 2030
Diamond-based power semiconductors are likely to hit the market as early as 2030 thanks to new development achievements in Japan in the past two years, although it is believed that...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Crucial automotive chip supply remains tight
The supply of some crucial automotive chips, such as smart cockpit-related modules, sensors, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and power semiconductors, is still tight, according...
Tuesday 24 January 2023
Opportunities and challenges for semiconductor industry in automotive applications (2)
The semiconductor industry can learn from its past development history for making changes needed to cope with the trends and phenomena of the automotive industry.
Global wafer foundry industry analysis and forecast, 2022
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