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  • Epitaxy: An Epic Growth

    The overall semiconductor equipment market is worth several billion dollars. By contrast, the lithography equipment market for the More-than-Moore (MtM) industry is a small niche representing millions of dollars. However, new emerging markets push MtM devices to new levels of complexity, resulting in big investments.
  • RF/Microwave to Lead Power Transistor Recovery in 2021

    July 23, 2020

    The total power transistor market is expected to fall 7% in 2020 because of the Covid-19 virus crisis, but sales are forecast to rebound 7% next year and reach a new record high in 2022, says O-S-D Report.

  • Cree Partners with the Yutong Group to Bring China its First SiC-Powered Electric Bus

    June 25, 2020 by Stephanie Leonida

    The Yutong Group partnered with Cree and StarPower to create China’s first electric bus using next-generation silicon carbide technology.

  • China is investing billions in chipmaking to close the gap with its global rivals

    By Laura He

    CNN Business China's largest semiconductor maker could raise as much as $7.5 billion this year by listing its stock in Shanghai — a move that could deliver the Chinese mainland its largest share sale in a...

  • GaN and SiC power semiconductor markets set to pass $1 billion mark in 2021

    Jul 01, 2020 by Richard Eden

    The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to pass $1 billion in 2021, energized by demand from hybrid & electric vehicles, power supplies, and photovoltaic (PV) inverters.

  • Huawei’s HiSilicon becomes first mainland Chinese chip company to enter top 10 in global sales, says IC Insights

    Some of HiSilicon’s surge could be attributed to stockpiling by its parent Huawei as Washington mulls new measures to prevent the Chinese firm from using US tech.
    TSMC, which maintained its No 3 spot on the IC Insights top 10 list, derived 14 per cent of its sales last year from HiSilicon.