Written by the industry experts, our technical staff discusses the latest trends in supply chain, component procurement, technology, and technical design engineering.
TSMC will establish a new R&D facility in Japan to continue research on 3D integrated circuit (3DIC) technology. The state-of-the-art complex will be located in Tsukuba.
The severe winter storm in Texas has caused Samsung, Infineon, and NXP to halt all production. As Texans brace for another unprecedented cold front, the companies shuttered so electricity could be diverted to local residents.
The European Union is considering establishing a state-of-the-art domestic foundry to support its semiconductor independence. Such a move would further solidify new supply chain routes for the semiconductor industry.
The worldwide semiconductor shortage is spilling into and affecting other verticals beyond the automotive industry. Now, industries such as cryptocurrency and solar power are feeling the component squeeze.