Semiconductor en What’s the Difference Between Solar Panels? <div class="field-deck"> As the solar industry grows, so do the opportunities—finding the right technological/commercially viable mix could prove to be very lucrative. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the solar industry grows, so do the opportunities—finding the right technological/commercially viable mix could prove to be very lucrative.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> What's the Difference Between... Batteries/Power Supplies Energy Semiconductor Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:35:00 +0000 68511 at Belgian Nanotech Firm Opens Sensor-Research Facility in Florida <div class="node-body article-body">The facility is expected to be a catalyst in establishing Florida as a center for technology in connective and interactive devices, and advancing sensor research and development.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Semiconductor News Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:00 +0000 65031 at <p>Luc Van den hove, CEO of imec, announces the opening of a new research facility in Osceola County, Florida&nbsp;at the&nbsp;the Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center.</p> Courtesy of Around Osceola News Gazette Nanotechnology in Manufacturing: The Future is Now (Part 1) <div class="node-body gallery-body">How close is the Nanoscale industrial revolution? The following gallery highlights the work of five DARPA- funded projects aimed at advancing manufacturing techniques in nanotechnology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Defense Medical Robotics Semiconductor Materials Sensors News Gallery Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:11:00 +0000 56091 at Quantum Dots Find Their Way into Everyday Tech <div class="node-body gallery-body">Advances in quantum-dot technology have heated up competition in the marketplace, which is expected to reach $4.6 billion by 2021.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Energy Medical Semiconductor Materials News Gallery Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:33:00 +0000 54211 at <p>Image courtesy of Flickr.</p> Insight from Pressure Mapping into Semiconductor Quality and Manufacturing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Tekscan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the various stages of semiconductor manufacturing, detailed testing and inspection are necessary to...</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers Semiconductor Sensors Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:50:00 +0000 52921 at 2015 Engineering Compensation Survey: Facing New Challenges in a Changing Industry <div class="node-body article-body">The numbers are in for the 2015 Machine Design Salary Survey and we take a look at what they mean for the industry — and the engineers who work in it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 3D Printing Automotive Construction/Off-road Batteries/Power Supplies Defense Energy Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Manufacturing Equipment Medical Packaging Embedded Recreation Robotics Semiconductor Sustainable Engineering IoT Linear Motion Materials Motion Control Sensors Community Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:00:00 +0000 52371 at Microprocessor Skips a Generation Down to 7 nm <div class="node-body article-body">IBM has made a surprising breakthrough with its new microprocessor chip. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embedded Semiconductor News Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:05:00 +0000 50471 at <p>IBM&#39;s new chip skips the next generation of microprocessors.&nbsp;</p> What Methodology Best Fits 2D-Material Fabrication? <div class="field-deck"> Next year may reveal the early adopters for the mass production of the first 2D material—graphene—which may lay the groundwork for other 2D materials. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon technology hits fundamental roadblocks. Are 2D materials the next in line? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Engineering Essentials Semiconductor Materials Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:50:00 +0000 47141 at High-Rise Chips Avoid Conventional IC Limitations <div class="node-body article-body">An engineering team at Stanford University has devised a way to improve computer chips by making them taller. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embedded Semiconductor News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:26:00 +0000 45261 at Energy Efficiency Drops Off the Radar for Semiconductor Fabs <div class="field-deck"> Energy is taking a back seat to concerns about explosions and fires that could arise from energetic materials used in emerging semiconductor manufacturing facilities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Back in 2012, the International Sematech Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) conducted a Worldwide Fab Energy Study to help semiconductor manufacturers reduce their energy use and boost efficiency. But judging by the tone of the upcoming Semicon West show for semiconductor manufacturing, energy efficiency has lost its marquee billing when the topic turns to sustainability.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Semiconductor Fri, 23 May 2014 17:21:00 +0000 37821 at