Semiconductor

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Semiconductor

Any substance that conducts electricity more slowly than a conductor. Semiconductors are common in products like computer chips and, as such, may be traded as commodities. Silicon and germanium are both semiconductors.
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For the semi-conductor industry, there is a $436 billion market.
That's when the world has to move on to compound semi-conductors, made of really strange stuff called gallium arsenide, indium phosphide and so on.
The Semi-conductor working group was led by the Economic Development Board (EDB) and ATIC, while the Water and Waste Water working group was led by the Public Utilities Board (PUB) and the Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC).
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He said: "As semi-conductor companies introduce the latest generation of manufacturing technology, smaller dimensions and the complexity of new materials drive the need for increased measurement and new inspection techniques.
The firm, which makes metrology tools for the semi-conductor industry said its products were becoming more important as the market moved to smaller components.
Two US semi-conductor manufacturers warned on profits last week, hurting Arm's shares and those of its European rivals.
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The latest blow to hit Scotland's computer sector comes days after South Korean giant Hyundai announced that its planned pounds 2 billion semi-conductor plant at Dunfermline was being mothballed "indefinitely".
High-tech - the electronics and semi-conductor industry.
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