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- Harris unit develops advanced GaAs facility to supply MMICs to military. Henderson, B.W. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/24/89, Vol. 130 Issue 17, p101
Reports that Harris Microwave Semiconductor has developed an advanced gallium arsenide (GaAs) facility in order to become a volume producer of monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMIC) for the military. Harris performs every step in the production of the circuits. Annual sales are about...
- Keeping semiconductors safe for democracy. Charles, D. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov1989, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p8
Discusses the Pentagon's funding of the consortium of 14 electronics companies, called Sematech (short for Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology). Effect on industrial policy and national economic priorities.
- Untitled. // Electronic News (10616624);8/14/95, Vol. 41 Issue 2078, p49
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- Comeback in semiconductors. // Inc.;Feb84, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p57
U.S. entrepreneurs are filling new niches in the industry. Today's semiconductor market has begun to shift away from mass-produced chips. It is demanding more short-run, customized, high-performance devices, providing niches for the new companies. Even fast-paced Silicon Valley has been...
- Yeast gives semiconductors a lift. Coghlan, A. // New Scientist;1/25/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1805, p30
Reveals that researchers at the Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering at University College London have made tiny semiconductor structures from cultures of a yeast called `Schizosaccharomyces pombe.' Yeast produces structures known as quantum semiconductors; These can behave like lasers;...
- All-purpose chip breaks world speed record. Geake, E. // New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p23
Reveals that a new all-purpose computer chip known as Alpha and made by Digital Equipment Corporation has set the record for the world's fastest chip. It's twice the speed or better than the present fastest; It can cope with numbers that are twice as long as today's chips handle; Alpha chip is...
- Choices for tomorrow's chips. Broers, A. // New Scientist;4/18/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1817, p23
Investigates the next generation of electronic chips. What manufacturers want; How most chips are produced; How small circuits can shrink; The search for alternatives to the electronic chip. INSET: Electron beam lithography: The finer points of writing chips..
- IBM, Siemens and Toshiba to develop 256-megabit chip. // Physics Today;Sep92, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p62
Reports on the announcement that IBM, Siemens, and Toshiba would jointly develop a 256-megabit chip. Surprising joint project; Siemens currently has about 60 people working with IBM on the 64-megabit dynamic random (DRAM) access chip, and Toshiba presumably will match this number; Development...
- SiC devices groomed for military, commercial applications. Stambler, Irwin // R&D Magazine;Jan97, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p22
Reports on the development of silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors for military and commercial applications in the United States. Problem with purity and uniformity of semiconductors; Government-backed experiments; Formation of an SiC consortium by the US Air Force.
- Linear planarization for CMP. Jairath, Rahul; Pant, Anil // Solid State Technology;Oct96, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p107
Discusses linear planarization for chemical mechanical planarization (CMP), a technology for achieving global planarization for sub-half-micron generation semiconductor devices. Polishing kinematics; Comparison of typical processes used for silicon polishing and integrated circuit...