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SEMI China Members Gather to Promote China Semiconductor Growth

Strong global semiconductor industry growth is helping power rapid expansion of China’s IC manufacturers in 2018, and continuing technology innovation is inspiring the region’s optimism over the long term, said Du Shanshan, Senior Analyst of SEMI...

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AI to Revolutionize Semiconductor Manufacturing – 4 Takeaways From SEMI Taiwan Forum

By Emmy Yi

As artificial intelligence’s (AI) sprawling influence reshapes industries from logistics and healthcare to automotive and manufacturing, Taiwan is poised to leverage its cutting-edge capabilities and rich history in semiconductor manufacturing to...

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SEMICON West Test Vision 2020 Preview: Chip Testing Gets Smart

Chip testing is becoming smarter and more complex, creating growing requirements to stream data in real time and ensure it is ready to use for analysis, regardless of the vendor source.  

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SEMICON West Preview: Autonomous Automotive Market Drives Change in the Semiconductor Supply Chain

The fast-growing automotive semiconductor market means big change for the IC supply chain. Beyond the obvious demands for reliability and traceability, the sector is moving towards simpler and lower-cost solutions while facing the daunting...

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U.S. Imposes Tariffs on Semiconductor Products, Proposes Additional Tariffs that Threaten Deeper Damage to the Industry

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), based on findings from its Section 301 investigation into China's trade practices, today announced a 25 percent tariff on $34 billion in Chinese goods including many products in the semiconductor supply chain.

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Metrology and Inspection Challenges at 5nm and Beyond

The Scaling Technologies TechXPOT at this year’s SEMICON West (Scaling Every Which Way! – Thursday, July 12, 2:00pm-4:00pm) will explore traditional scaling as the industry marches toward 3nm and beyond, as well as technologies that enable 3D...

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Directed Self Assembly (DSA) Plays Role in the March to 3nm

The Advanced Lithography TechXPOT at this year’s SEMICON West will explore progress in extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL), its economic viability for high-volume manufacturing (HVM) and other lithography solutions that will address the march...

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Getting to 3nm: It Really is Scaling Every Which Way!

With chipmakers looking toward 5nm manufacturing, it’s clear that traditional scaling is not dead but continuing in combination with other technologies. The industry sees scaling enabled by 3D architectures such as die stacking and the stacking...

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SEMICON West Preview: Smart Microelectronics Manufacturing Builds the Infrastructure to Enable AI Applications

The fast-maturing hardware and software that are enabling practical applications of equipment intelligence and machine learning mean disruptive change for microelectronics manufacturing. But first comes the basic work of building the basic...

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Despite Respite, U.S. Trade Tensions with China Heat Up

Hope springs eternal. And it was with collective open arms that many U.S. businesses welcomed the recent talks between U.S. and Chinese officials to resolve their trade differences and downplay the specter of a full-blown trade war. Treasury...

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