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February 23, 2024

Why Key Players Choose Arizona’s Arid Landscape for Semiconductor Plants’ Construction

In the dynamic sector of semiconductor manufacturing, the choice of location for constructing semiconductor plants plays a pivotal role in ensuring efficiency, productivity, and long-term success. Although the chip producing process requires a huge amount of water, surprisingly, some of the largest semiconductor “giants” opt for Arizona, known for its arid climate, to establish their […]

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February 7, 2024

A Guidance to Silicon Wafer Manufacturing Process

A wafer, or silicon semiconductor wafer, is a crucial physical component in the semiconductor chip production process. It serves as a container for “depicting” the elements that constitute the final chips. Wafer manufacturing, also known as wafer processing, is the very first step in the semiconductor chip production process. In this article, let’s figure out […]

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February 2, 2024

The US and allies tightened the embargo, China imported “massive” amount of Netherlands’ chip manufacturing equipment

As the U.S. and its allies implement policies restricting semiconductor exports to China, China has swiftly increased its imports of chip manufacturing equipment over the past year, doubling its imports of lithography equipment from the Netherlands. Specifically, within 5 years, China imported more than 400 lithography machines from this country. According to data from the […]

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January 31, 2024

A Comprehensive Guide to Power Management Integrated Circuit (PMIC)

The semiconductor community sometimes analogizes PMIC as much like the “heart” in the human body, “pumping” blood to organs, to keep them working in function

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January 25, 2024

A Surge in Semiconductor Chip Demand – Forecasted for 2nd Quarter, 2024

The global semiconductor industry is poised for a rebound in semiconductor chip demand in the coming quarter of 2024 (from April to June). Experts predict that the upturn in demand, driven by AI-related data centers and the electric vehicle (EV) sector, will mark a crucial shift in the “silicon cycle” and contribute positively to the […]

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January 24, 2024

Asahi Kasei Steps Up to “compete” with Infineon and Texas Instruments in Semiconductor Chips for Child Detection in Cars

On January 9, Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan) announced the creation of a semiconductor chip that allows car systems to detect children left behind in cars with 75% higher accuracy. compared to current products. Currently, many tragic accidents occur due to the forgetfulness or complacency of parents, leaving children in the car leading to death due […]

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January 20, 2024

Semiconductor Chip Manufacturing Process: A Comprehensive Journey from “Sand to Chip”

Semiconductor chips play a pivotal role in powering the digital revolution, enabling the devices we rely on daily, from smartphones to computers and beyond. The process of manufacturing these tiny, yet powerful chips involves a series of intricate steps, each contributing to the creation of a functional and efficient semiconductor device. In this blog, we’ll […]

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January 19, 2024

The US is concerned about China “taking over” the traditional semiconductor chip industry

In early 2024, the US side took many decisive actions to limit risks to the country’s semiconductor chip industry from China’s influence. Specifically, the US is trying to clearly draw boundaries, minimizing dependence on old-generation chips produced by China that are widely used in household products, electric vehicles,… China and its unique direction in the […]

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January 18, 2024

November 2023 – First Month of Global Semiconductor Sales Growth After Over a Year Decline

On January 9th 2024, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) released a report on global semiconductor industry sales for the past year. Notably, the semiconductor microchip industry recorded a 5.3% growth compared to the same period last year in November 2023. This event marks a significant milestone for the global semiconductor industry. For over a year […]

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January 16, 2024

SEMICONDUCTOR SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS

Along with the rise of the digital economy, semiconductor materials, and semiconductor chips play a vital role, offering exceptional growth potential for the industry. Semiconductor materials are the fourth most traded product globally, regarded as the core of the modern electronics industry. So, how do semiconductor chips transition from ideas to reality, tangible products that […]

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