EUV consortium obtains $65 million in new funds News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment LIVERMORE, Calif. -- A U.S.-led consortium to develop extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography tools has received $65 million in new funding as part of an expanded contract for the organization.
The consortium--dubbed Extreme Ultraviolet LLC--has received the new funds from its existing members, bringing the total capitalization for the organization to about $315 million.
Military promises a 'transformation' News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment The U.S. military, which has resisted changes in its force structure since the end of the Cold War, said it wants to transform itself in the aftermath of the deadly terror attacks.
Karl Suss increases facility for flip-chip bonders in France News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment SAINT-JEOIRE, France -- Karl Suss France SA, a subsidiary of Munich-based Suss MicroTec AG, said it has completed expansion of a flip-chip bonder production facility here, doubling the plant's capacity for optoelectronics and microelectromechanical system (MEMS) components.
Elpida delays 300-mm fab production by 10 months or more News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment TOKYO -- Japanese DRAM maker Elpida Memory Inc. here today announced that it has delayed the chip production in its 300-mm wafer fab by at least ten months, due to the continued downturn in the IC market and other factors.
Elpida--the joint DRAM venture between Hitachi Ltd. and NEC Corp.--was originally supposed to install the equipment in the 300-mm fab in Hiroshima by December of 2001. Now, the Tokyo-based company will not install the equipment until September of 2002.
All CMOS Bluetooth News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment The LMX5250 is a highly-integrated 2.4GHz transceiver that utilises an advanced radio architecture to support optimised Bluetooth communication, with very few additional components required.
Spread the spectrum News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment Sharp's IEEE 802.11b (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum) devices are available either as module DC2A1AZ014 for on-board installation or as PC card DC2B1AZ015 (PCMCIA type II) for direct insertion in notebooks or other network components such as routers or bridges.
Multi use wireless access News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment The Ubicom reference design consists of Bluetooth, Ethernet, and Internet protocol (IP) software modules that are programmed into the on-chip flash memory of the company's IP2022 Internet Processor chip.
Atmel to cut 2,500 jobs, phase down two 6-inch fabs, delay 8-inch plant in U.K. News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE --Atmel Corp. today announced it will cease volume production at two 6-inch wafer fabs and suspend the startup of an 8-inch fab in the U.K. as part of an overall restructuring plan that was recently disclosed to financial analysts. In providing more details about the cost cuts, Atmel said it will lay off 2,500 workers in Europe and U.S., or about 26% of its headcount in those two regions at the start of 2001.
Smaller Prism for embedded LANs News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment Intersil has launched a tiny wireless reference design. The smaller design provides all the integrated circuits, software, firm ware and a companion voltage-controlled oscillator to give systems manufacturers a highly integrated, and complete solution for designing 802.11 b-compliant wireless networking capability into small, handheld devices.
Allgon får kinesisk stororder News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment Enligt två avtal med Beijing Telestone Technology ska Allgon leverera repeatrar för CDMA- och GSM-nät till Kina. Avtalen är tillsammans värda 192 miljoner kronor.
Beat Bluetooth to market News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment AeroComm has released its complete line of L X 2.4GHz frequency-hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) transceivers, available in Europe from Low Power Radio Solutions.
Distribuerad mätning med moduler News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment I industrin behöver man ofta kunna mäta, styra och övervaka processer med ett distribuerat system. National Instruments FieldPoint är tänkt just för sådana uppgifter. Programvaran utvecklas i LabView.
Mobile static RAM News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment NEC distributor, Sunrise Electronics announced the availability of CMOS RAM specified for mobile communications applications back in July.
Low noise flash News & Analysis 9/28/2001 Post a comment Toshiba' s TC58FVT64 64Mbit NOR Flash memory is supplied in a 48-pin TSOP package and is available with organisations of either 8M words x 8 bits or 16M words x 4 bits.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.