Showa Denko Advances Epitaxial Wafers Development for SiC Power Semiconductors and Modules
Thanks to the fact that silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors and power modules offer unique capabilities, such as their ability to increase power supplies’ energy and temperature efficiency, plus their overall performance advantages over silicon-only semiconductors, they are continuing to be widely adopted in the industrial power supply and electronic components markets.
Attracting and Retaining Overseas Engineers is Difficult for the UK
The UK engineering sector relies on skilled overseas talent. Despite this, it is still as unclear as ever what will happen post-Brexit. It is time for the UK government to take steps to ensure that the UK remains an attractive place for not only overseas engineering talent, but the world's best and brightest talent across all industries and disciplines.
Britain’s First Hydrogen-powered Train Set to be Tested on Mainline Railways
BCRRE, Birmingham University's Centre for Railway Research and Education, in partnership with Porterbrook, announced last week that the UK's very first hydrogen train will soon be tested on the railway following a successful proof of concept.
TSMC and Purdue University Partner on Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem
On Friday 14th June, Purdue University and the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) announced their plans to establish a Center for Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem to ensure a secure supply of chips from foundry to system.
London Tech Week Inspires IoT and AI Development Discussions from International Industry Leaders
Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May launched the sixth annual London Tech Week earlier this month. Operated by Informa Tech, London Tech Week brings together some of the biggest tech names from around the world.
Intel Says that EUV is Ready but Problematic for Engineers
In a recent interview, Brett Turkot, director of EUV at Intel, went on record to say that their EUV lithography is ready for introduction, however, engineers will still face several challenges in using the system to make these leading chips at a high volume.
WWDC 2019 Roundup: Exciting New Tools for Developers and Engineers
On June 3rd, Tim Cook and company took to the stage during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The Apple WWDC typically showcases upcoming software updates, though Apple does occasionally unveil new hardware. This year was no different.