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Introduction to Silicon-Germanium (SiGe) Technology

Overview of Silicon-Germanium (SiGe) Technology and Historical Development
 
Shockley’s early transistor game most likely inspired the notion of fusing silicon (Si) and germanium (Ge) to create an alloy for use in transistor engineering. However, this concept has just become a reality in the last 15 years due to the

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Pragmatic Semiconductor secures £182m ($231m) investment led by M&G and UK Infrastructure Bank

Largest ever European semiconductor venture funding round supports further expansion of manufacturing in the UK.
 
Pragmatic Semiconductor, the world leader in manufacturing flexible integrated circuits, today announced that it has completed a first close of its Series D funding round, securing an investment of £162m ($206m). The company is

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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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