2011 Press Releases


• 2011, the year of MEMS
December 13, 2011 - MEMS

Jean-Christophe Eloy, President & CEO, Yole Développement presents you his vision of the MEMS industry: 2011 is clearly the year of changes. First time that the MEMS business is reaching $10B… First time a MEMS company is really approaching $1B...Here


• International SiC Power Electronics Applications Workshop from May 29 to 30, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden
December 10, 2011 - Compound Semiconductor

The Swedish SiC Power Center, Enterprise Europe Network and Yole Développement are glad to announce for the 2nd time, their collaboration on the workshop International SiC Power Electronics Applications. ISiCPEAW 2012 is a two day event on the latest results and innovations on the use of Silicon Carbide technology in power electronics applications...Here


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 “A comparative analysis of 23 MEMS devices from 13 different manufacturers!” from Yole Développement
December 22, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement announces its report “Technology Trends for Inertial MEMS”, composed of two volumes. In this report, Yole Développement provides an understanding of the market drivers for inertial MEMS (Consumer, automotive and high-end applications). It also presents trends about packaging and tests strategies. This analysis includes 23 MEMS devices...Here


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International SiC Power Electronics Applications Workshop from May 29 to 30, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden
December 20, 2011 - Compound Semiconductor

The Swedish SiC Power Center, Enterprise Europe Network and Yole Développement are glad to announce for the 2nd time, their collaboration on the workshop International SiC Power Electronics Applications. ISiCPEAW 2012 is a two day event on the latest results and innovations on the use of Silicon Carbide technology in power electronics applications...Here


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2011, the year of MEMS
December 13, 2011 - MEMS

Jean-Christophe Eloy, President & CEO, Yole Développement presents you his vision of the MEMS industry: 2011 is clearly the year of changes. First time that the MEMS business is reaching $10B… First time a MEMS company is really approaching $1B...Here


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Evaluate the Manufacturing Cost of MEMS Devices - MEMS CoSim+ V3.0: A new MEMS manufacturing cost simulation tool from System Plus Consulting
November 20, 2011 - MEMS

System Plus Consulting releases MEMS CoSim+ V3.0: a comprehensive tool to achieve simulation of the non-standard manufacturing process of MEMS devices....Here


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A +$2 billion market for modules in EV/HEV: A big opportunity for power electronics
November 8, 2011 - Power Electronics

Yole Développement announces its reports “Power Electronics for Hybrid & Electric Vehicles”. Yole Développement’s reports describe the supply-chain evolution and the technologies coming in Power Electronics applied to hybrid and electric cars. With these reports, car manufacturers and tier-one, can make the right partnerships with the right companies, and gain a strategic advantage...Here


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High Concentration Photovoltaics: - A technology on the way to the utility market - Growing interest for III-V players"
November 7, 2011 - Photovoltaics


Yole Développement announces its report “High Concentration Photovoltaics: Technology, Applications, Industry & Market Report”.
This report evaluates the market potential based on HCPV market demand forecast through 2018. It also includes a description of technology trends, challenges and requirements of all elements of HCPV systems (Ge & GaAs wafer, III-V cell, receiver module, optics, module, tracker, inverter...)...
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“Sapphire market: supply and demand back in check” announces Yole Développement
November 2, 2011 - Compound Semiconductor

Yole Développement announces its report “Sapphire Market”. “Our extensive tracking of the Sapphire industry on a daily-basis, allows us to provide a complete analysis of the sapphire substrates industry along with key market metrics”, explains Eric Virey at Yole Développement. This report provides updated volume and $ forecast for finished wafers and material through 2020 along with capacity analysis, price trends and new company profiles. In addition, an extensive review of the raw material and crystal growth equipment suppliers is provided, offering the most complete view of the Sapphire wafer industry available to date....Here


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SiC Market, 2010-2020: 10 year market projection
October 10, 2011 - Compound Semiconductor

Yole Développement announces its report “SiC Market”.  This report analyzes the structure of the SiC industry and evolution of the industrial food chain. SiC Market report provides calculation of devices demand and wafer volumes to be produced including diameter evolution forecast for each market segment as well as a description of the key processes and linked equipment market...Here


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“Successful Fabless Semiconductor 2011: Technology and supply chain challenges for fabless semiconductor companies", says Yole Développement
October 10, 2011 - 3D Packaging

Yole Développement and Serma Technologies announced the conference, Successful Fabless Semiconductor 2011, jointly organized in Paris, from November 8 to 10. With three main sessions: Industrialization, Design and Packaging, SSF 2011 program covers technology and supply chain challenges for the fabless companies. Both partners, Yole Développement and Serma Technologies, invited worldwide industrial players of both large global companies & SMEs. Debates and networking time are organized at the end of each session....Here


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“27% of total processed semiconductors are thinned today. In 2016, this ratio will exceed 50%!”, says Yole Développement
October 6, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement announced its report Thin Wafer Market & Applications. Thin wafers will be increasingly used in many diverse applications. The Yole Développement “Thin Wafer Market & Applications” report describes the applications that require thin and ultra-thin wafers: MEMS, CMOS Image Sensors, 3D Packaging (including. Interposers), Memories, RF Devices, Power Devices and LEDs.... Here


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“Step into the future leading smart technologies for biological applications, with the support of the European Commission”, says Yole Développement
October 10, 2011 - MEMS

The COWIN project reinforces its activities in the field of smart technologies for diagnostic and medical applications. This project, supported by the European Commission has been launched for 3 years and is dedicated to facilitate access to advanced technologies developed in the course of FP6 and FP7 European research projects. ..Here


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“In 2016, the MEMS market figures will be $19.6B and 15.8 billion units respectively”, says Yole Développement
September 22, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement announced its report Status of the MEMS Industry. Totally revamped from previous years, this all new 2011 edition presents MEMS device markets, key player strategies, key industry changes and trends including foundries business evolution. It also includes MEMS equipment forecast and major MEMS manufacturing evolutions... Here


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Commercial applications in surveillance, automotive and thermography will reach total volumes over 1 million units in 2016", says Yole Développement
September 9, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement announced its report Uncooled Infrared Imaging Market: Commercial & Military applications.Initially developed for the military market by US defense companies, infrared (IR) uncooled cameras are now widely used in many commercial applications. In the Infrared spectrum, long wave infrared (LWIR) is the most common wavelength (8-12 microns). This new 2011 IR report, is an updated and in depth analysis of commercial markets covered in the 2010 report. In addition Yole Développement has included a new analysis of the military markets... Here


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“Temporary bonding equipment market will see 5x growth in value 2011-2016”, says Yole Développement
June 9, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement announces the release of its latest research study about equipment and materials for thin wafer manufacturing: Thin Wafer Manufacturing Equipment & Material Market... Here


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UV LED market boosted by curing applications
June 9, 2011 - LED

Yole Developpement is pleased to organize a webcast on this topic. The webcast entitled: "UV LED market boosted by curing applications” will be presented by Yann de Charentenay on Thursday, 9th of June at 5:30 pm CEST (Paris time) / 8.30 am PDT... Here


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“ Wafer Bonding will be a Key Enabling Technology for Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing ”
May 19, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement announces the publication of its technology study and market research report, Permanent wafer bonding report. Historically developed for MEMS & SOI substrates, the wafer bonding technology is today becoming a key processing technology for a wide range of applications: MEMS, CMOS Image Sensors, LEDs, Power Devices, RF and Advanced PackagingHere


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Growth at Top 20 MEMS foundries lags market, as IDMs capture volume consumer business
April 27, 2011 - MEMS

MEMS foundries shared unequally in the MEMS market’s robust 25% growth in 2010.  Total combined revenues of Yole Développement’s annual ranking of the Top 20 MEMS foundries –which account for the vast majority of world’s total MEMS foundry capacity—climbed only about 10% last year, as companies doing their own internal production instead grabbed most of the big growth in consumer and automotive marketsHere


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Taming Extreme Topography for High-Aspect-Ratio Structures
April 19, 2011 - MEMS

Brewer Science and I-Micronews.com announce the webcast Taming Extreme Topography for High-Aspect-Ratio Structures on April 27, at 8:00 AM PDT. Leading the discussion  are  Mac Daily, Technology Director for MEMS, Sensors, and Displays, Brewer Science, Jerome Baron, Market & Technology Analyst, MEMS & Advanced Packaging, Yole Dévelopement and Jeff Perkins, President, Yole Inc.Here


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“Flip-Chip Packages accounted for 13% of all integrated circuit (IC) packages by the end of 2010 …”
April 12, 2011 - Advanced Packaging

Yole Développement announces the publication of its technology study and market research report, Flip Chip.
Throughout this report, you will find everything you should know about flip-chip”, explains Jean-Marc Yannou, Project Manager, Yole Développement
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New MEMS applications are broadening the traditional Inkjet, IPDs and FeRAM scope of ferroelectric thin films
March 4, 2011 - MEMS

Under its report on Ferroelectric Thin Films, Yole Développement provides an overview of the ferroelectric thin films applications, the current and future industrial ferroelectric thin films users in each application… Here


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Yole Développement Webcast “MEMS Manufacturing evolution!”  generates global audience of 570 people
February 22, 2011 - MEMS

As yet another measure of the strong interest in MEMS technology, the recent webinar dedicated to MEMS manufacturing evolution hosted by I-Micronews.com, the Yole Développement Media website, and co-organized with MEMS Industry Group, had over 570 registered participants from 37 countries around the worldHere


Accelerometers, gyroscopes, compass and sensor combos proliferate
February 22, 2011 - MEMS

Motion Sensors for Consumer & Mobile Applications report analyzes the motion sensor value chain and infrastructure & players for consumer business. Under this report, Yole Développement provides a deep understanding of application focus on key existing markets and most promising emerging ones: new features, technical roadmap, insight about future technology trends & challenges... Here


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HB-LED Manufacturing Growth & Transition: Challenges, Solutions & Opportunities
January 19, 2011 - LED

SEMI and Yole Développement are partnering on a webinar series on HB-LED manufacturing on February 9, March 2, and March 23. See below for more information on these valuable opportunities to expand your business in the long term, transformational trend to solid state lighting and other HB-LED applications... Here


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New MEMS manufacturing approaches pave the way to smaller, more cost-effective devices!
January 13, 2011 - MEMS

Yole Développement’s approach, in its new report MEMS Manufacturing & Packaging, is to analyze the MEMS industry evolution, per MEMS devices. Technical & market data covers the period 2000 - 2020. This study includes cost analysis, technical trends, impact on MEMS equipment & materials, manufacturing tools and engineered  wafers & materials… Here

For more information, please contact Sandrine Leroy (leroy@yole.fr)