The automotive industry and the electronics/semiconductor industry are converging. One challenge is that auto manufacturers want defect-free wafers. No other tool can prove that like an nSpec.
Semiconductors drive automotive transformation
With cars becoming increasingly turning entities of silicon and software, the European Executive Forum of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) took a close look at the current transformation of mobility and its consequences for the chip industry.
Capital equipment: Will further shrink bring growth?
The midterm outlook for the capital-equipment industry is positive, but companies need to prepare for the slowdown of Moore’s law.
Primitive quantum computers are already outperforming current machines
By now, most readers of Futurism are probably pretty well acquainted with the concept (and fantastic promise) of quantum computing . For those who aren't, the idea is fairly (!) simple: quantum computers exploit three very unusual features that...