industry news

Transition to 18-inch wafers remains years away, says Applied (Digitimes; March 6, 2017)

Intel will finally finish Fab 42 in Arizona, bring new 7nm capacity online (ExtremeTech; Feb 8, 2017)

Future of SUNY Poly's 450mm program in doubt (TimesUnion; Jan 10, 2017)

Number of IC Manufacturers Using 300mm Wafers Less than Half Using 200mm Wafers (IC Insights; Dec 16, 2016)

Saving Energy in the Fab (SemiEngin; Nov 9, 2016)

450mm focus switches to 300mm, 200mm development (ElecWeekly; Oct 7, 2016)

Wafer Size to Dominated by 300mm and to Continue Increasing Through 2020 (China Times; Oct 7, 2016)

450mm and Other Emergency Measures (SemiEngin; Sept 22, 2016)

450mm: Cleanliness Spec Proposal for Containers (SEMI; Aug 9, 2016)

Mapping the Geographic Reach of 450mm at SEMICON West (F450C; Aug 4, 2016)

Nikon set to start 450mm wafer patterning in Albany (TimesUnion; July 26, 2016)

In the Space of Five Years, It Looks like 450mm Manufacturing Has Become Surplus to Current Requirements (newelectronics; June 28, 2016) 

The Mirage (Elec Weekly; June 17, 2016) 

F450C and G450C Members Meet at SUNY Poly's Albany Site (F450C; May 24, 2016) 

Number of 300mm IC wafer fabs expected to reach 100 in 2016  (SST; Apr 16, 2016)

Number of 300mm IC Wafer Fabs Expected to Reach 100 in 2016 (EMS Now; Apr 15, 2016)

State Budget Plans $60 million to go directly to SUNY Poly Computer Chip Partnership (AlbanyReview; Jan 15, 2016)

-- More Industry News

upcoming events

Mar 14-16: SEMICON China 2017

Apr 25-27: SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017

July 11-13: SEMICON West 2017

Sept 13-15: SEMICON Taiwan 2017

Sept 19-20: Strategic Materials Conference 2017

Dec 13-15: SEMICON Japan 2017

 -- Full SEMI Calendar (All Events)

450mm HR

-- 450 Presentations

450mm HR

tech and prods

-- Email 450editor@semi.org your 450mm-related new product press release (Word)/photo (jpeg)  


450mm HR


450mm HR
semi standards

-- More SEMI 450mm Standards