Tech news tagged ‘silicon’

Fable: The Patriotic Element

141 years ago the Russian chemist Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev left a space below silicon in his periodic table of the chemical elements…

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Soaring Demand For TSV Packaging.

Can there really be soaring demand for 3D packaging? That’s what AMS says, and it’s backed up the claim with €25 million to establish a production line for it…

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NXP Gets UK Money For GaN Research

NXP, controlled by a private equity consortium led by New York-based KKR, has been given £2 million from the UK’s Regional Growth Fund to pursue GaN research…

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Comms, Not PC, Driving IC Industry

“It is not the PC driving the up-cycle but communications solutions embedded in silicon,” said Wilf Corrigan, Founder and CEO of LSI Logic in Electronics Weekly’s edition of  October 18th 2000…

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Prague Effects

‘About 700 visitors from abroad and more than 160 from Czechoslovakia attended the International Conference on Semiconductor Physics recently held in Prague

  So, 50 years ago, opens a story in Electronics Weekly’s edition of October 26th 1960…

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25% of Intel’s Q2 Output To Be 22nm

Intel is ramping 22nm finfets in three fabs and expects to add a fourth in Q4, it was said at the analyst meeting following the company’s Q1 results…

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Ed Goes Crook

‘Growth, I’ve got to find growth or I’m out of here – The Brats have made that very clear,’ writes Ed in his diary referring to the 20-something year-old super-sharpies who monitor his company for its private equity owners…

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Do Si Start-Ups Have A Future?

We’ll all be selling tickets to Theme Park Europe if we don’t start building the new companies of the future, Lawrence Johns of Amadeus Capital Partners told the Silicon South-West Viva Entrepreneurs! meeting in Bath last Friday…

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Do Si Start-Ups Have A Future?

We’ll all be selling tickets to Theme Park Europe if we don’t start building the new companies of the future, Lawrence Johns of Amadeus Capital Partners told the Silicon South-West Viva Entrepreneurs! meeting in Bath last Friday…

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Fable: The Good Old Days

In days of yore when men were men and silicon was silicon, there was a start-up company where the founders received a 500x return on their investment within two years…

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What’s New? After 50 Years Si and Ge Predominate.

‘At the present time, the two elemental semiconductor materials, germanium and silicon, are predominant.’

  So starts a story, 50 years ago, in the April 26th 1961 edition of Electronics Weekly…

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Fable: Fab Matters

There was once a Texas company which had the Silicon Crown Jewels – an x86 processor design.

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