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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France, Germany and Italy all have these clusters as well, none with the expertise in compound semi-conductors that Wales has.
Our focus on the semi-conductor and water resource sectors in the past two days were just two of the many areas of cooperation being pursued.
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.
Two US semi-conductor manufacturers warned on profits last week, hurting Arm's shares and those of its European rivals.
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Semi-Conductor & Electronic Components Manufacturing Report" report to their offering.
For indigenous design and self-reliance in electronics, semi-conductor chip design and water fabrication facilities are essentially required.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian scientists succeeded in synthesizing a nano-structural semi-conductor which increases the speed of photo-degradation process treating industrial wastes.
The Newton Aycliffe plant also signed a deal to manufacture millions of semi-conductor modules for RF Micro Devices, a supplier of radio frequency circuits to Nokia and Motorola.
Semi-conductor tool supplier Bede plc has announced record orders of pounds 8.