Engineering

Modified microwave oven cooks up next-gen semiconductors

A household microwave oven modified by a Cornell engineering professor is helping to cook up the next generation of cellphones, computers and other electronics after the invention was shown to overcome a major challenge faced ...

Contamination disrupts flash chip output at two Japan plants

Operations at two Japanese factories producing flash memory chips have been disrupted by the contamination of industrial materials, chipmaker Kioxia said Thursday, as analysts warned of potential price hikes for the key smartphone ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

US firms have only few days supply of semiconductors: govt

American companies have an average of less than five days worth of semiconductors on hand, a level leaving them vulnerable to production shutdowns if supply is disrupted, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

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