Thought for the month
“All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quiet in a room alone.” Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and philosopher (1623 – 1662).
Thursday, 9 October 2014
Front End fab equipment spending is projected to increase in 2015 to US$ 42 billion, about 90 percent of all expenditure is for 300 mm lines. IQE plc, WIN Semiconductors Corp. and Nanyang Technological University plan to create a centre of excellence for the development of compound semiconductor technology in Singapore. Scientists at the University of Twente have designed a resonant cavity that serves as a prison for photons. The cavity confines light in all three dimensions in space inside a photonic crystal.