Wednesday 20 September 2023
Global 200mm fabs to reach record high capacity by 2026, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm fabs as the industry reaches a record high of...
Friday 8 September 2023
Infineon gearing up for automotive chip boom
Infineon Technologies is expanding its production capacity to meet the rising demand for semiconductors used in electric vehicles (EV) and other automotive applications over the next...
Monday 4 September 2023
Infineon certifies automotive-grade SiC from China-based suppliers
Infineon's German headquarters confirmed to DIGITIMES that it had certified the automotive-grade SiC produced by China-based material suppliers SICC and TankeBlue earlier than expected...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
SICC, TankeBlue step up 8-inch SiC deployment
China's SICC and TankeBlue Semiconductor, reportedly Infineon's two Chinese suppliers, have stepped up their deployment in the 8-inch silicon carbide (SiC) wafer segment, according...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
TSMC's fab in Germany may only half address major concerns of European carmakers
TSMC has officially entered the European automotive supply chain with plans to establish a joint venture fab in Dresden, Germany, relieving European automakers' concerns about chip...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
TSMC should be able to keep its new overseas JV fabs profitable
Market observers view TSMC's overseas expansion strategy with skepticism, which also presents some opportunities for the pure-play foundry. Despite the fact that its wholly owned...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
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 27 June 2023
Will Infineon enter SiC crystal growth segment?
Infineon is reportedly considering expanding SiC device production in the US. The industry wonders if the company will start growing SiC crystals by itself. Sources said Infineon,...
Tuesday 27 June 2023
Infineon reportedly mulling investment in SiC production in US
Infineon reportedly is mulling investing in the US for the production of silicon carbide (SiC) devices in line with the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) requirements, according to industry...
Friday 9 June 2023
Why prominent power semiconductor manufacturers race to gain a presence in China
The recent partnership between STMicroelectronics and China-based Sanan Optoelectronics is the latest case showing the European automotive supply chain is striving to gain a presence...
Friday 9 June 2023
Leading IDMs hold different views on SiC's future as expansion competition grows intense
Major IDMs like STMicroelectronics, Infineon, Onsemi, and Wolfspeed have plans to ramp up silicon carbide (SiC) device production. While the companies believe the technology will...
Friday 9 June 2023
What is driving the GaN patent war between US and China?
The GaN (gallium nitride) patent disputes between the US and China have existed for a long time, but not until recently did the American vendor Efficient Power Conversion Corp. (EPC)...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
Major semiconductor companies fighting against headwind of 2023 with competitive advantages
While AI continues to trend, the global semiconductor market in 2023 is still struggling to escape the downturn. This is mainly due to the memory market, which is expected to decline...
Tuesday 23 May 2023
China SiC price trend hard to judge after makers land long-term orders
It remains hard to judge when Chinese suppliers of silicon carbide (SiC) substrates and wafers will launch a price reduction campaign after some of them have secured long-term supply...
Global wafer foundry industry analysis and forecast, 2022
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