Top 10 Foundries Experience 7.9% QoQ Growth in 3Q23, with a Continued Upward Trend Predicted for Q4, Says TrendForce

Dec. 6, 2023 —- TrendForce’s research indicates a dynamic third quarter for the global foundry industry, marked by an uptick in urgent orders for smartphone and notebook components. This surge was fueled by healthy inventory levels and the release of new iPhone and Android devices in 2H23. Despite persisting inflation risks

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The Ultimate Guide to RF-SOI

What is RF-SOI?
RF-SOI is name of a specialized semiconductor process utilized to create certain RF Integrated Circuits for applications like antenna tuners for cellphones and switching devices. Essentially, it is RF version of the SOI technology.
Historical Development and Evolution of RF-SOI Technology
Peregrine Semiconductor initiated

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Gartner Forecasts Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue to Grow 17% in 2024

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STAMFORD, Conn. — December 4, 2023 — Global semiconductor revenue is projected to grow 16.8% in 2024 to total $624 billion, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. In 2023, the market is forecast to decline 10.9% and reach $534 billion.
“We are at the end of 2023 and

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Amkor Announces US Advanced Packaging and Test Facility

TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 30, 2023– Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, has announced its plan to build an advanced packaging and test facility in Peoria, Arizona. By the time of full project completion, Amkor projects to invest approximately $2 billion and employ

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Bridging the Talent Gap in Flanders’ Semiconductor Industry

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Sofics supports this initiative and donates time and resources for the course on analog layout
Belgium, November 28, 2023 – In response to the critical shortage of skilled engineers in semiconductor Integrated Circuit (IC) design and layout, a new initiative has been launched by Professor Patrick Reynaert of KU

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The Ultimate Guide to: BiCMOS

The semiconductor industry went through several stages of evolution, beginning with the Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS) Field-Effect Transistor (FET) which was first proposed by Lilienfeld and Heil in the 1930s, moving on to bipolar in the 1950s and N-channel metal-oxide semiconductor (NMOS) in 1970s, and ultimately becoming the standard in

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