Category Archives: Wafer and Foundries

SkyWater Launches Apprenticeship Program to Support Employee Career Growth and Domestic Semiconductor Workforce Development

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., January 19, 2022 – SkyWater Technology (NASDAQ: SKYT), the trusted technology realization partner, today announced the launch of an apprenticeship program  at its Bloomington, Minnesota facility, designed with a combination of on-the-job training and formal education, and based on industry and academic-approved curriculum through Hennepin Technical College. In partnership

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TSMC 2021 Highlights


TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) is the world’s largest dedicated independent semiconductor foundry and one of the largest companies in Taiwan. It manufactures lots of different semiconductor products, with node sizes ranging from 130 micrometers all the way down to 3 nanometers.
Over the course of 2021, TSMC has

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SkyWater Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Nancy Fares and Amy Leong

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – November 15, 2021 – SkyWater Technology (NASDAQ: SKYT), the trusted technology realization partner, today announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors: Nancy Fares and Amy Leong, effective January 3, 2022 for a term expiring at the company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. These appointments

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TSMC Introduces N4X Process

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Dec. 16, 2021 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today introduced its N4X process technology, tailored for the demanding workloads of high performance computing (HPC) products. N4X is the first of TSMC’s HPC-focused technology offerings, representing ultimate performance and maximum clock frequencies in the 5-nanometer family. The “X”

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Introduction to NMOS and PMOS Transistors

In this article, we will introduce the basic concepts of the MOSFET, with focus on its two main forms: the NMOS transistor and the PMOS transistor. We will also discuss briefly the manufacturing process, the mathematical models and the two main applications of NMOS and PMOS: amplifiers and switches.
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Amkor Technology Announces Plans to Expand Advanced Packaging Technology Capacity with New Factory in Bac Ninh, Vietnam

TEMPE, Ariz., — (BUSINESS WIRE) ― November 4, 2021 ― Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced that it plans to build a state-of-the-art smart factory in Bac Ninh, Vietnam. The first phase of the new factory will focus on providing

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