Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has made available several unified and interoperable electronic design automation (EDA) technology files for its 65 nanometer (nm), 40nm and 28nm process nodes. The design technology file suite includes interoperable process design kit (iPDK), interoperable design rule check (iDRC), layout-versus-schematic (iLVS), and interoperable interconnect extraction (iRCX).
Advantest Corporation has announced that it has successfully commercialized a new 3D imaging analysis system, the TAS7000, which utilizes Advantest's proprietary terahertz wave technology, to perform nondestructive scans of targeted sample materials and deliver 3D visualization of results.
This project will establish mass production of systems based on acoustoelectronic and chemisorbent devices, including pressure and deformation sensors, RFID (radio-frequency identification) units, high-frequency band-pass filters, and gas sensors.
Facing financial constraints and serious technical challenges, the semiconductor industry must practice creative collaboration to survive, grow, and link to emerging industries, SEMATECH President and CEO Dan Armbrust said in a recent keynote address to SEMATECH's 2010 Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference in Austin, TX.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc., a world leader in high quality, Single-Wall and Specialty-Multi-Wall carbon nanotubes, will demonstrate innovative, new CNT inks and nano fabrics at the 2010 Material Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, April 5-9 at the Moscone West and San Francisco Marriott.
Nikon today announced that it has formed Nikon Metrology, Inc., a new company that combines Nikon Instruments Inc.'s industrial instruments business with the former Metris business, acquired by Nikon Corp. in 2009.
The DEK Solar team is preparing to take a selection of new and proven solar technologies to this year's Photon exhibition, being held in Stuttgart from 27th - 29th April. Stand D32 will showcase technologies including the award-winning PVP1200 metallization platform, solar dryer and brand new hybrid stencil technologies.
NEI Corporation and its collaborator, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, were awarded an SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop self-healing, anti-corrosion coatings for aging pipes and other water infrastructure.
UCR's technology is based on a novel cost-effective and scalable fabrication technique which can functionalize carbon nanotubes with desired sensing materials for creation of high density devices that can detect minute quantities of environmentally sensitive substances.
Bruker Corporation announced today that it has created a Chemical Analysis Division within its Bruker Daltonics subsidiary. The new Chemical Analysis Division will be managed by Collin D'Silva as division president, and will be headquartered in Fremont, California.