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3 Ways to Tailor the Properties of Semiconductor Materials for Your Next Application

Oct 16, 2018 10:41:54 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials

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Have you ever noticed the way a pencil appears bent when placed in a glass of water?

If the answer is yes, you’re witnessing the effect of differences in what scientists call refractive index. This is just one of the many tunable properties of semiconductor materials. 

Below, we explore three new customizable properties for your next application.

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Unlock Your Competitive Advantage: How to Tailor the Properties of Semiconductor Materials for Your Next Project

Oct 9, 2018 8:54:40 AM / by Leah Langsdorf

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The semiconductor industry produces some of the world’s most advanced products. 

Thanks to advances in research and development, the industry is well positioned to serve as a leader in technological innovation. 

Yet, competition is at an all-time high, as manufacturers strive to create products that are lighter, thinner and more advanced than ever before.

In the arms race for cutting-edge technology, tailored semiconductor properties can give you a leg up on your competitors.

We explain how to unlock your competitive advantage in a volatile industry below.

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What’s Next? A Look into the Future of Flexible Displays

Oct 2, 2018 9:15:00 AM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics

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In recent years, several top-tier manufacturers have touted flexible displays for smartphones and watches. Yet, origins of the flexible display can be traced back to the ’70s when Nicholas K. Sheridon produced the first-ever flexible e-paper display. 

Since this major breakthrough, there’s been a growing interest among engineers, designers and manufacturers to apply this technology to everyday life. This stems from an intensifying demand by consumers for devices that are smaller, lighter and thinner.

It’s only a matter of time before the next generation of flexible displays emerges. Below, we take a look at what’s to come in a future that’s flexible.

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How to Tailor the Physical Properties of Semiconductor Materials (And Why it Matters)

Sep 25, 2018 9:15:00 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials

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Did you know that scientists and engineers are able to tailor the physical properties of semiconductor materials?

Today’s manufacturers are able to deliver unique material sets to the market based on specific application requirements.

How you ask? Keep reading to uncover examples of tunable properties. 

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Flexible Displays are Dominating These 3 Industries

Sep 18, 2018 9:17:57 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Flexible Electronics

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Flexible displays have the potential to enable sensors and systems that change our lives. In some areas, they already do.

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State of the Semiconductor Industry: Here’s What You Need to Know

Sep 11, 2018 1:50:15 PM / by Leah Langsdorf posted in Semiconductor Materials

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Classified as one of America’s top export industries, the U.S. semiconductor market is ever-growing, with total sales just shy of $190 billion in 2017.

From operating air conditioners to improving automobiles, semiconductors enable the systems that support our everyday life. Despite breakthroughs, often the first rush of disruptive technologies is followed by years of development, refinement and experimentation.

Below, we provide an overview of the semiconductor market and identify the top three innovations making a big impact on semiconductor companies now and in the future.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Flexible Electronics

Sep 4, 2018 11:59:30 AM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics

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If you follow the latest in emerging materials, components and devices, it’s likely you’ve heard the term flexible electronics.

While flexible electronics have been in the making for more than a decade, there’s no telling what the future holds. Despite advances in research and development, there are still questions surrounding the complexity of this technology.  

To break it down to the basics, we’re sharing the top three things you should know about flexible electronics below.

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How to Create Value in the Semiconductor Industry

Aug 28, 2018 4:48:19 PM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials

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A top priority for any business is to create value, and the semiconductor industry is no exception.

Within the first quarter of 2018, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported worldwide semiconductor sales reached $111.1 billion—up 20 percent from 2017. A key driver of economic strength, semiconductors have played a significant role in technological innovation. In fact, semiconductors enable the systems and products we use every day.

With competition high, semiconductor companies work hard to create value at each stage of the supply chain. Below, we explain how top performers can deploy value-driven business in the semiconductor industry.

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3 Advantages of Flexible Electronics that Consumers Love

Aug 21, 2018 3:30:21 PM / by Doug Skilskyj posted in Flexible Electronics

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Flexible electronics have been in the works for decades. However, recent reports prove flexible electronics are becoming a reality in many commercial applications.

In fact, Markets and Markets projects the flexible electronics market to grow from $23.92 billion in 2018 to $40.37 billion by 2023. The convergence of these technologies including wearable devices and foldable displays has enabled consumers to stay connected in real time while going about their lives. But the benefits don’t stop there.

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Semiconductor Materials: What Product Customization Means and How to Leverage It

Aug 14, 2018 4:29:47 PM / by Leah Langsdorf posted in Semiconductor Materials

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Did you know the properties of semiconductor materials are customizable? Just like many other industrial products, the materials used in microelectronics can be tailored for specific purposes.

To help you understand the difference between standard and customized products, continue reading below.

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