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  • Electronic stickers to streamline large-scale 'internet of things'

    07/17/18  Researchers at Purdue University and the University of Virginia have developed a new fabrication method that makes tiny, thin-film electronic circuits peelable from a surface. The technique not only eliminates several manufacturing steps and the associated costs, but also allows any object to sense its environment or be controlled through the application of a high-tech sticker....

  • Silicon Labs expands senior management team

    07/16/18  Daniel Cooley has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer....

  • Tuning into quantum: Scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits

    07/16/18  A team of researchers from the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T) at UNSW Sydney have successfully implemented an atomic engineering strategy for individually addressing closely spaced spin qubits in silicon....

  • Boston Semi Equipment enhances MEMS sensor testing

    07/16/18  Boston Semi Equipment (BSE) introduced today its Zeus gravity feed solution for handling pressure MEMS devices that require pressure and vacuum stimulus during testing.

  • Nano-kirigami: 'Paper-cut' provides model for 3D intelligent nanofabrication

    07/13/18  Dr. LI Jiafang, from the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, has recently formed an international team to apply kirigami techniques to advanced 3D nanofabrication....

  • Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9B in cash

    07/13/18  Broadcom Inc. and CA Technologies today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Broadcom has agreed to acquire CA to build one of the world's leading infrastructure technology companies....

  • Bruker announces acquisition of JPK Instruments

    07/13/18  Bruker Corporation today announced that it has acquired JPK Instruments AG (JPK), located in Berlin, Germany....

  • Bringing Intelligent Autonomy to Fine Motion Detection and People Counting with mmWave Sensors

    07/13/18  Robust, high-accuracy RF-based sensing has teamed with industrial-strength on-chip processing to remove the costs and inefficiencies of false detection. Architects and urban planners of smart buildings, factories, and cities need increasingly...

  • imec shows integrated 5G chip directions

    07/12/18  To fulfill the promise of the Internet of Things (IoT), the world needs low-cost high-bandwidth radio-frequency (RF) chips for 5th-generation (5G) internet technology....

  • Next on-chip: Human organs

    07/11/18  Many new innovations were discussed at imec’s U.S. International Technology Forum (ITF) on Monday at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco, including quantum computing, artificial intelligence, sub-3nm logic, memory computing, solid-state batteries, EUV, RF and photonics, but perhaps the most interesting was new technology that enables human cells, tissues and organs to be grown and analyzed on-chip....

  • The outlook for new metrology approaches

    07/10/18  To keep up with Moore's Law, the semiconductor industry continues to push the envelope in developing new device architectures containing novel materials.

  • The cobbler's children getting shoes?

    07/10/18  There's an old proverb that the shoemaker's children always go barefoot, indicating how some professionals don't apply their skills for themselves. Until lately, that has seemed the case with the semiconductor manufacturing industry which has been good at collecting massive amounts of data, but no so good at analyzing that data and using it to improve efficiency, boost yield and reduce costs.

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