Researchers have developed a new kind of gripper which is inspired by the gecko's ability to grip and release surfaces and is perfectly suited for the delicate work involved in semiconductor manufacturing.
Atmel Corp , a maker of small processors called microcontrollers that are used in a variety of electronics, is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Taiwan-based semiconductor distributor WPG Holdings Wednesday said it is looking at a 10-fold jump in its revenue from India to USD 2 billion by 2020, driven by strong demand for electronics products like smartphones.
Samsung is reportedly beginning construction on a 14.3 billion dollar manufacturing complex that will be of the size of 400 soccer fields and will supply essential components to the electronics industry.
The key to the breakthrough is a tunneling field effect transistor. Transistors are switches that control the movement of electrons through material to conduct the electrical currents needed to run circuits.
As part of the engagement, Accenture will work in two phases to help the government assess companies interested in building semiconductor fabs (the building unit of any electronic item) in India, the company said in a statement. No financial details were disclosed.