The effect Covid-19 has had on the semiconductor market, as well as growth drivers in Korea, Taiwan and Japan were all focuses today at gasworld’s Asia-Pacific virtual event.
Helium expert Phil Kornbluth explained a likely oversupply of helium will lead to “a pricing plateau for some time” in the latest gasworld TV webinar sponsored by Evonik.
Global silicon wafer shipments are set to increase 2.4% year-over-year in 2020 according to electronics manufacturing industry association SEMI, in what will be a boost for the specialty gas sector.
Gas analysis expert Servomex has published a new paper which compares gas chromatography using plasma emissions detectors (GC-PED) with atmospheric pressure ionisation mass spectrometry for ultra-high-purity (UHP) gas analysis in the semiconductor industry.
Work has begun on a new £30m state-of-the-art facility at Swansea University in Wales that will bring together groundbreaking research with technology development in the field of semiconductor science and engineering.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced plans to build and operate an advanced semiconductor fab in Arizona, with support from the US Federal Government.