12 Sep 2022
Modified Microwave Oven Cooks up Next-Gen Semiconductors
A household microwave oven modified by an engineering professor is helping to cook up the next generation of cellphones, computers and other electronics after the invention was shown to overcome a major challenge faced by the semiconductor industry.
29 Jun 2022
Ostendo is a Californian display technology firm. Its Quantum Photonic Imager microLED displays are well suited for augmented reality devices. IDTechEx met with the company at TechConnect World 2022.
2 Feb 2022
Samsung (semiconductor foundry business)
This profile provides an overview of Samsung's semiconductor foundry business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
2 Feb 2022
Intel (semiconductor foundry business)
This profile provides an overview of Intel semiconductor business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
2 Feb 2022
This profile provides an overview of TSMC semiconductor foundry business, including market, competitors, company strategies, outlook, and IDTechEx's remarks.
14 Dec 2021
CEA-LETI is the main department of the French research center CEA. Based primarily in Grenoble, it covers many aspects of semiconductor manufacturing, and has recently extended its scope to cover hybrid electronics. IDTechEx visited CEA-LETI on 1 December 2021
30 Nov 2021
The Most Significant Advanced Materials News from 2021
With the pandemic still raging, supply chain disruptions, the chip shortage, climate catastrophes, and geopolitical turbulence, it is safe to say 2021 has not been smooth sailing. The materials and chemical sector provides the backbone of every industry and remains under pressure from all these challenges. In this article, IDTechEx highlights the key news from their independent perspective on this crucial industry.
15 Nov 2021
Canatu is a Finnish carbon nanomaterial developer, delivering engineered solutions based on carbon nanotubes and its proprietary carbon nanobud (carbon nanotube and fullerene hybrid) material. The company's focus is in the automotive and semiconductor industries. It is able to manufacture freestanding carbon nanotube films at thicknesses in the tens on nanometres.
23 Sep 2021
EV Power Electronics: Driving Semiconductor Demand in a Chip Shortage
Semiconductors are the lifeblood of the modern age. From your watch to a washing machine, everything these days seems to be 'smart', 'connected' and therefore enabled by semiconductors. Unsurprisingly then, a massive shortage of chips present 'across all categories', according to some industry executives, is having a profound impact.
14 May 2021
Tiny, Wireless, Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor the Body
Columbia have developed the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit; implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditions.