A Chip Industry for All Seasons
Seasonal demand for semiconductors appears for now to be a thing of the pre-pandemic past as heavy demand for memory devices translated into unforeseen gains for the global chip industry during the traditionally slow first quarter.
As the U.S. attempts to revive its chip manufacturing prowess, upstarts like SkyWater Technology argue there’s plenty of room in the chip market for larger geometries and smaller wafer sizes. “Intel is trying to decide whether they’re going to be a product company or a services company,” asserts SkyWater CEO Thomas Sonderman. Read the article on EETimes: https://www.eetimes.com/a-chip-industry-for-all-seasons/#.