Researchers from University of Tokyo have successfully built fundamental components from the semiconductor germanium for integrated photonic circuits that work at mid-infrared wavelengths and could improve Internet speeds. [twitter style=”horizontal”]Read More
In December, the semiconductor market grew to a record $336 billion (up +10.0% YOY), while connector growth strengthened as well. [twitter style=”horizontal”] [linkedin_share style=”none”] The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reportedRead More
Dave Pheteplace examines the performance of six companies to determine how the instrumentation market regains ground with strong semiconductor sales. [twitter url=”ConnSupplier” style=”horizontal” float=”left”] Bishop & Associates tracks six companiesRead More
The semiconductor market maintains its momentum so far in 2014, which is good news given how closely trends in the connector market follow trends in the semiconductor market. Global semiconductorRead More
Semiconductors drive the electronics industry, and the connection between semiconductors and connectors spans more than three decades. The semiconductor industry has grown from roughly $10B in 1980 to $300B in 2013.Read More
So far, 2014’s facts and figures show the connector industry in a sweet spot: The first three months suggest the full year is going to result in high single-digit growth.Read More
The semiconductor market surges as booming sales of cars, smartphones, and tablets drive sales to new highs. Bishop tracks 13 companies in the semiconductor market sector. Growth in the semiconductorRead More
As average sales prices for devices decrease, the cost of testing needs to decrease at the same or greater rate. The PXI platform for semiconductor ATE may be the answer.Read More
As goes the semiconductor market, so go interconnects. The Semiconductor Industry Association shares the five things to know about global semiconductor sales now. 1. Global semiconductor sales reached a recordRead More
March 7, 2013 – Semiconductor sales year-over-year growth has been declining or negative for the past seven quarters.
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