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Silicon wafer shipments set to increase


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.

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Linx Consulting to host online Electronic Specialty Gas Conference


Linx Consulting will hold its online Electronic Specialty Gas Conference on Tuesday, 13th October through Thursday, 15th October.

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New paper compares technologies for UHP gas analysis


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 underway on semiconductor research facility


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.

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TSMC announces plans for US facility


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.

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SEMICON West goes virtual


SEMICON West will be a virtual event for the first time in its 50-year history when it runs from July 20-23.

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Air Liquide makes major investment in Taiwan


Through its majority owned joint-venture Air Liquide Far Eastern, Air Liquide has said that it will build new production capacities in the Science Parks of Tainan and Hsinchu, respectively located in the south and north of Taiwan.