Given that the IC industry has never registered a four-quarter sequential IC market decline, expectations are high for a return to IC market growth beginning in 2Q23.
Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled $152.5 billion in the second quarter of 2022, up by 13.3% compared with the same period last year.
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments hit a new record in the second quarter of 2022, surpassing the previous record high set in the first quarter of the year, according to SEMI SMG.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Time and time again, irreparable system damage has been the fundamental motivation for a teardown, and a (dramatically) defunct Insteon power line modem has this engineer doing post-mortem analysis once again.
The $52 billion CHIPS Act is in the doldrums and the voices in the semiconductor industry are getting stronger and louder to get it...
The electric power landscape is rapidly evolving. Whether the challenge is finding mutually beneficial means to integrate bulk renewables, local DERs, or microgrids, digital substations and other smart grid technologies such as RTU-based ATS systems can provide power operators the edge needed to thrive...
Despite a chaotic first half of the year, overall demand for power management ICs (PMIC) is still relatively good, according to TrendForce.
Another year of double-digit market growth is expected for analog chips in 2022 after sales in this IC category surged by an unprecedented 30% in 2021.
Custom chip designers acknowledge a growing need for systems architects to coordinate every aspect of a system-on-chip (SoC) design project.
Here is a detailed review of the advantages and disadvantages of amplifier-based active and balun-based passive designs for RF front ends.