May 8, 2006
- CAE Online
is a marketplace of used, surplus, and refurbished semiconductor and test equipment with
many active listings of available equipment.
June 18, 2005
is a buyer's guide for test and measurement equipment. It provides information on test
equipment, including electrical specifications and suppliers.
January 30, 2005
- Also known as Semiconductor Manufacturing International
Corporation, SMIC is a pure-play IC foundry that
IC manufacturing services. Established in 2000, SMIC is headquartered in Shanghai.
March 13, 2004
- Semiconductor Insights
provides in-depth technical and patent analyses of
integrated circuits and structures.
News and links to companies, organizations and universities involved in
semiconductor research and development.
July 3, 2003
- ESEMI Limited is a UK
based software company that specialises in the development of state of
the art modelling and simulation tools for the semiconductor
June 27, 2003
- Zarlink Semiconductor
focuses on chips for voice and data networks, consumer and ultra low
power communications, and high-performance analog.
January 13, 2003
is a live directory of used or surplus Semiconductor equipment.
January 12, 2003
provides semiconductor related information links and resources for the
April 13, 2002
Asahi Kasei Microsystems
provides a wide variety of
low power products for
communications and multimedia applications, based on
CMOS design and process technologies.
April 12, 2002
Stone Pillar Technologies
provides the semiconductor industry with enterprise software solutions in the field of
process and device technology development and characterization.
January 31, 2002
provides on-line education and training services for the semiconductor
and related industries.
December 24, 2001
- Via Technologies, Inc.
developes PC core logic chipsets,
microprocessors, and multimedia and communications chips.
- The Information Network
provides market research and consulting for the semiconductor, computer,
and telecommunications industry.
- IC Knowledge provides
knowledge resources to the semiconductor industry. On this site you
will find general reference material and articles on economics, as
well as product informatin.
Equipment/Service List Cleanup
- Removed apparently non-working links for
October 22, 2001
- EndPoints is
a fabless semiconductor company
provides controller chips used in consumer products
that capture and display video and still digital images across
May 28, 2001
- WaferTech is
a semiconductor foundry focused on manufacturing of integrated circuits.
- MOSIS is
a low-cost prototyping and small-volume production service for
VLSI circuit development. MOSIS fabricates circuit designs for
commercial firms, government agencies, and
research and educational institutions around the world.
March 27, 2001
- Vitesse is
a supplier of communications integrated circuits (ICs) for
manufacturers of network equipment, with
products manufactured in several different
technologies, including Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), CMOS, and
Silicon Germanium (SiGe).
and markets advanced
advanced logic, nonvolatile
memory, mixed signal and RF
Atmel chips are manufactured
using a variety of advanced wafer
processes, including BiCMOS,
CMOS and Silicon Germanium
October 22, 2000
- GCEMarket.com is an electronic
marketplace for people to directly communicate their buying and
selling requirements for semiconductor manufacturing equipment as well
as printed circuit assembly equipment.
September 29, 2000
is a division of ZVX Corporation, established to provide online
sourcing of stocks of electronic components.
September 25, 2000
is an e-commerce marketplace for sellers and buyers of
semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
August 22, 2000
provides data and resources for the semiconductor industry, including
company profiles, investor relations data,
news feeds, in depth educational tutorials, and the resources to
buy and sell used equipment.
A number of defunct sites have been removed from the subway.
August 21, 2000
is a Semiconductor Industry service company providing technical
business consulting, circuit and PCB design
services and semiconductor related training,
as well as online reference products and services.
July 24, 2000
is an online source for datasheets for electronic components and
semiconductors, especially for obsolete parts. With access to technical
documentation, application notes, pinouts, cross references and
manufacturer listings, ChipDocs provides design engeneers with information
for designing a new or repairing an existing products.
July 3, 2000
is an exchange ground for
buyers, sellers and traders of Integrated Circuit components to meet
and transact. It serves as an open market
for the community of the global electronic industry.
Note: As of August 22, 2000, this site does not appear to be
June 26, 2000
on-line, on CD-ROM, and in print, is published by Hearst Business
Communications, Inc./UTP Division to serve the information needs of those
recommending, specifying, or buying integrated circuits.
March 22, 2000
ON Semiconductor, formerly a division
of Motorola, is a supplier of analog, logic, and
March 19, 2000
semiconbay is a portal
providing semiconductor process technology information resources to
engineers, as well as access to all kinds of industry related
March 18, 2000
SemiSeek is a general web site dedicated
to the semiconductor industry, with information about
vendors in a variety of categories.
March 5, 2000
SemiRef is a web site dedicated
to electronic design, and is a reference site for semiconductors.
It contains news regarding the semiconductor world and links to
February 4, 2000
Austin Semiconductor, Inc.
specializes in high-reliability semiconductors and
microcircuit devices (including standard memory chips)
for the military and aerospace industries.
January 28, 2000
is a site focused on the marketing of pre-owned semiconductor manufacturing
December 22, 1999
ASICs Division, based in Germany, has a silicon wafer foundry for Analog and
Mixed-Signal ICs, and ASIC design services.
November 6, 1999
Semiconductor Company Name Changes
- Intersil (was Harris Semiconductor).
- Conexant (was Rockwell Semiconductor).
August 16, 1999
American Microsystems, Inc.
in digital and mixed-signal ASICs, with solutions
in digital and mixed-signal application specific integrated circuits (ASICs),
ASIC second sourcing,
timing generator products, and
other standard products.
August 15, 1999
FatChip is a web site dedicated
to electronic design collaboration, striving to provide Electronic Designers with
relevant information and services to make using the internet an
integral part of the design process.
August 3, 1999
Founded in 1987, Chartered Semiconductor
Manufacturing is a pure-play foundry,
providing advanced technology wafer manufacturing services fo
the global semiconductor industry.
is a semiconductor foundry
consisting of six UMC Group companies with
production volumes and capacity
for advanced process technology.
July 30, 1999
is a global supplier of high-performance
headquartered in San Jose, California.
July 25, 1999
is a joint venture by
Arrow Electronics, Aspect Development, Avnet and CMP Media
offering a comprehensive business-to-business
e-commerce site for electronics engineers and purchasers. ChipCenter
makes its debut in July 1999.
July 20, 1999
is an industry source for information, including news, reference materials,
semiconductor-related equipment, components
software, products and services.
provides a database of Integrated Circuits and Integrated Circuit
Board products which contains the key specifications and data sheets for
each product. The site also maintains an extensive list of IC manufacturers.
Semico Research Corp.
is an engineering research and market research company
servicing the semiconductor industry and its customers.
July 6, 1999
The Infrastructure service provides
readers with leading edge information about the technology sector. Their
core expertise resides in the Semiconductor Equipment, Semiconductor
and FPD industries; they also touch on industries related to the
consumption of semiconductors in many of their publications.
June 29, 1999
develops and markets high-performance, cost-effective,
32-bit and 64-bit MIPS RISC microprocessors for embedded computing.
June 25, 1999
is a major worldwide supplier of power semiconductors.
Founded in Los Angeles in August 1947,
International Rectifier is the oldest independent
semiconductor company in the world.
focuses on DRAM and SDRAM memory products.
March 30, 1999
is a large producer of memory and integrated circuits, among a large
variety of electronics (and other) products.
focuses on DRAM and SDRAM memory products.
March 29, 1999
is a global semiconductor company which designs, develops,
manufactures and markets semiconductor ICs
and discrete devices used in telecommunications systems,
computer systems, consumer products, automotive products and
industrial automation and control systems.
Infineon Technologies AG
products and systems for telecommunications, automotive
engineering, high-frequency applications, memory chips and chip card ICs.
March 17, 1999
The Nortel Networks
supplies state-of-the-art communications IC products and provides
high-speed bipolar foundry process technologies and a range of
complementary manufacturing services.
November 26, 1998
is an independent manufacturer of semiconductor integrated circuits
on silicon wafers, as well as a provider of design and turn-key
November 21, 1998
services the gate array market with solutions from prototyping to volume
production, and features the "LPGA" gate array for deep sub-micron
October 27, 1998
provides rad-hard devices for the aerospace and defense industries,
as well as a variety of other products and foundry services.
October 25, 1998
Standard Microsystems Corp. is a
worldwide supplier of MOS/VLSI integrated circuits (ICs) for the
personal computer industry. SMSC's wafer foundry specializes in MEMS
(MicroElectroMechanical Systems) devices.
October 6, 1998
Integrated Systems Engineering (ISE)
provides tools to support the development, modeling, and
optimization of microelectronic processes, devices, and
August 12, 1998
provides semiconductor solutions with a
product mix consisting
of communications memories, networking devices, both RISC and
X86 microprocessors, high-speed SRAMs and high-performance logic.
December 19, 1997
provides manufacturability simulation and analysis software
for the IC Industry; these products are used
by semiconductor manufacturing, characterization, process development,
circuit design, and product engineers to uncover causes for
manufacturing yield loss and improve yields.
November 30, 1997
Semisearch is a "buyer's
guide" for the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry, with a database
consisting of contact information, website addresses and products from
November 15, 1997
Quality Semiconductor, Inc. (QSI)
produces high-performance 5V and 3.3V CMOS FCT and LCX logic,
QuickSwitch( devices, clock management, advanced memory devices,
analog devices, JTAG devices, and advanced networking products.
October 25, 1997
Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and supplier of high
performance standard logic, non-volatile memory, and discrete power
and signal technology semiconductors. These products are targeted at
the telecommunications, consumer, industrial, personal systems and
October 3, 1997
advanced integrated circuits for the personal
computer, consumer, and industrial markets.
September 5, 1997
VLSI Research, Inc. provides
market research for chip manufacturing.
June 24, 1997
designs, develops, and manufactures high performance
analog power integrated circuits.
September 14, 1996
MicroTec, a semiconductor 2D process
and device simulator for PCs, as well as a
shareware Graphics and Scientific Calculator.
July 12, 1996
- BIPSIM Inc. offers
a numerical simulation program which provides internal and terminal electrical characteristics
and SPICE CAD model files for silicon bipolar devices.
July 10, 1996
- TSMC TSMC was the first pure
integrated circuit (IC) foundry company in the world. Since its
founding, the company has been dedicated to providing manufacturing
services for advanced ICs to customers ranging from IC design houses,
vertically-integrated IC firms, and systems companies.
specializes in the development and production of custom specific circuits- ASICs for
Application Specific Integrated Circuits- and provides a full range of custom solution
for the market segments
communications, automotive and industrial electronics.
- NWL is based in
South Wales, and is focused on becoming Europe's largest silicon
foundry. It is a pure wafer foundry, with all products being processed
to customer requests, be they fabless design houses or merchant
semiconductor firms requiring additional capacity.
April 20, 1996
Microsystems produces Silicon Microvalves and microvalve-based
Pressure Regulators and Mass Flow Controllers.
April 4, 1996
- VLSI Technology
highly customized, highly integrated chips merging
cell-based design capabilities with advanced manufacturing
- CFDRC provides
solutions for multidisciplinary engineering simulation and design.
March 1, 1996
- Analog Devices designs,
manufactures, and markets a broad line
of high-performance linear, mixed-sgnal and digital integrated circuits
(ICs) that address a wide range of real-world signal
January 31, 1996
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems is now known
Rockwell Semiconductor Systems
is based in Newport Beach California, and has information available
on its Multimedia Communications and Wireless Communications Divisions.
January 24, 1996
Reel I.C. is a semiconductor mask
design consulting firm which does VLSI layout at its facility.
Note: As of August, 2000, this site appears to be defunct or
PowerTech is a manufacturer
of high power bipolar silicon transistors. The company also
specializes in custom packaging of
PowerTech devices to suit individual requirements.
January 11, 1996
Hitachi America, Ltd.'s Semiconductor & I.C. Division manufactures and supports many low-power semiconductor products.
January 8, 1996
- The Thomas Register
of American Manufacturers is an immense database of
products and services, suppliers, and buyers.
December 5, 1995
- OPTi Inc. is a supplier
of core logic, graphic, and multimedia PC chipsets
to manufacturers of computer products worldwide.
- Hamilton Hallmark
provides information, technical
resources, and industry news to aid in product design and
Note: As of August 22, 2000, this site appears to be defunct
or has moved.
December 3, 1995
microprocessors, embedded processors and related peripherals, memories,
and programmable logic
devices and circuits for communications and networking applications.
- Cyrix Corporation
is a leading supplier of high-performance processors to the personal computer industry.
- Micron Technologies
designs, manufactures and markets a
diversified line of memories.
- TranSwitch Corporation
designs, develops, markets and supports highly
integrated digital and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for
the telecommunications and data communications markets.
- Accent Electronic Concepts
resells semiconductors, integrated circuits, microprocessors, and other components.
Note: As of August 22, 2000, this site does not appear to be responding.
November 24, 1995
- Mitel Semiconductor designs, manufactures and markets integrated circuits and thick film hybrids in
addition to providing Custom Wafer Foundry (CWF) services.
- RF Micro Devices'
product line includes quadrature modulators,
quadrature demodulators, LNA/mixers, IF
amplifiers, attenuators, and linear power amplifiers.
October 27, 1995
- Harris Semiconductor
provides product information and applications support for people
using their wide array of semiconductor products.
- LSI Logic's focus and specialty
is to integrate the contents of entire electronic systems onto one or
more complex chips, thereby increasing performance, lowering costs and
accelerating time to market.
September 28, 1995
- A line for Semiconductor Manufacturers has been added to the Vendor Subway.
September 25, 1995
- Technology Modeling Associates, Inc. (TMA) produces process and device modeling software programs for semiconductor manufacturers around the world.
September 18, 1995
Santa Barbara Analysis, Inc. provides SPECNet, an on-line catalog of
Equipment and Materials used by semiconductor manufacturing industry.
Note: As of August 22, 2000, it appears that this site is defunct (and
its address, www.semi.com is now used by the SEMI trade association).
Wadsworth-Pacific Inc. provides information on its business
of supplying semiconductor manufacturers with leading edge materials for fab and assembly.
Silvaco International is a supplier of semiconductor technology CAD software.
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