Semiconductor

Purdue Launches Nation’s First Comprehensive Semiconductor Degrees Program thumbnail

In the next five years, a minimum of 50,000 trained semiconductor engineers will be needed in the United States to meet the overwhelming and rapidly growing demand. Purdue University has answered that call, becoming the first in the country to launch a comprehensive set of innovative, interdisciplinary degrees and credentials in semiconductors and microelectronics. Semiconductor …

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Synopsys Appoints Two New Directors thumbnail

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced the appointment of Luis Borgen and Marc Casper to its board of directors. Borgen most recently served as chief financial officer of athenahealth, Inc., a provider of network-enabled healthcare products and services. Casper is currently chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., a global life sciences …

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SEMI Foundation Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Bolster Michigan’s Semiconductor Industry Talent Pipeline thumbnail

SEMI and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation that the SEMI Foundation has been awarded $1.5 million in funding to design and develop the SEMI Career and Apprenticeship Network (SCAN) in Michigan. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and CARES Act funding will support semiconductor industry job training in Michigan. “As global demand …

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Keysight Technologies Recognized for Supplier Excellence by Texas Instruments thumbnail

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced the company has received a 2021 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments (TI), as part of its annual supplier awards program and their highest level of supplier recognition. Keysight …

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Novel scheme for logic operations running at 1 Tb/s thumbnail

Due to their unique capabilities for implementing all-optical logic gates, quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifiers (QD-SOAs) can help to cope with the vast information capacity in modern telecommunication networks.

Week In Review: Manufacturing, Test thumbnail

Broadcom announced it will acquire cloud computing and virtualization company VMware for about $61 billion in cash and stock, and assume $8 billion in VMware net debt. If all goes as planned, the Broadcom Software Group will rebrand and operate as VMware. “The combined solutions will enable customers, including leaders in all industry verticals, greater …

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Week In Review: Design, Low Power thumbnail

EnSilica listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market under the ticker ENSI. EnSilica designs mixed signal ASICs for system developers in the automotive, industrial, healthcare, and communications markets. It also has a portfolio of core IP covering cryptography, radar and communications systems. AIM is the LSE’s market for small and medium sized growth companies. …

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Week In Review: Auto, Security, Pervasive Computing thumbnail

Automotive, mobility Cadence is now an official technology partner of the McLaren Formula 1 Team. The team will use Cadence’s Fidelity CFD Software to look at the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) of the airflow around the race cars and predict how a car design will affect the airflow. Infineon uncorked its XENSIV 60 GHz automotive …

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