Category Archives: Wafer and Foundries

TSMC, GlobalFoundries, Bosch, and Infineon Lead the Way in Semiconductor Industry Growth

Taiwanese semiconductor company TSMC has announced plans to build a new chip fabrication plant (fab) in Arizona, United States. The company is the world’s largest contract chipmaker and supplies chips to tech giants such as Apple, Huawei, and Qualcomm. The new fab will use TSMC’s 5nm technology, which is a

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Pragmatic Semiconductor increases Series C funding to $125 million

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Pragmatic Semiconductor, a world leader in flexible electronics, is proud to announce that it has secured $35 million additional investment from high quality institutional investors. This brings the total raised in its Series C round to $125 million, oversubscribing the original target by more than 50%. Investors have been attracted

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Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) Overview

Gallium arsenide (GaAs) technology is a type of semiconductor material used in the manufacturing of various electronic devices. It is known for its high electron mobility, which allows it to operate at higher speeds and with lower power consumption compared to other semiconductor materials such as silicon. GaAs technology is

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Gallium Nitride (GaN) Overview

Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology is a cutting-edge semiconductor material that is revolutionizing the electronics industry. With its superior performance and durability, GaN is enabling the development of more efficient and powerful devices, such as smartphones, laptops, and LED lights. By leveraging the unique properties of GaN, companies can create innovative

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Weebit Nano receives from SkyWater Technology the first silicon wafers it manufactured with embedded Weebit ReRAM

HOD HASHARON, Israel and BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota, U.S. – November 8, 2022 – Weebit Nano Limited (ASX:WBT), a leading developer of next-generation memory technologies for the global semiconductor industry, and SkyWater Technology (NASDAQ: SKYT), the trusted technology realisation partner, announce the first silicon wafers integrating Weebit’s embedded Resistive Random-Access Memory (ReRAM) module

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Introduction to Extrinsic Semiconductors

In this article we will discuss extrinsic semiconductors. In short extrinsic semiconductors are devices that have been doped with specific chemicals. This process helps modifying the electrical properties of a relatively pure semiconductor crystal.
 
Intrinsic (pure semiconductor) or un-doped semiconductors have free electrons and holes. Both of them are

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