LEUVEN, Belgium — Research in semiconductor technology promises advances in fields spanning medical electronics, communications, displays, cameras, and more. That was the broad landscape that researchers at the Imec research institute here painted in a recent update on their work. The following pages provide a glimpse into some of the latest work.
R&D spending in electronics continues to rise (see below). But an increasing share of the advanced research portion of that work is going on at external organizations around the globe, such as Imec.