Silicon Chip Industry Awareness Workshop Seminar ( London, United Kingdom - June 6, 2023): Providing Delegates With a Grounding in the Basic Fundamentals of the Integrated Circuit Industry

Dublin, May 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Silicon Chip Industry Awareness Workshop Seminar" training has been added to's offering.

This one-day semiconductor workshop provides delegates with a grounding in the basic fundamentals of the Integrated Circuit industry, its workings, technology, markets and importance.

Workshop Benefits

  • We guarantee you will leave the workshop with a greater understanding of the IC industry, increasing your industry 'know-how' and efficiency levels
  • You will gain a comprehensive understanding of industry terminology, enabling you to talk the industry language
  • Increased confidence levels allows you to execute day-to-day operations with finesse
  • Renews enthusiasm & increases staff morale
  • Employees will have a greater understanding of supplier jargon & can negotiate better deals
  • Client's needs are successfully met resulting in repeat business and referrals

What Will I Learn?

Presented in layman's terms, the one-day Silicon Chip Industry Workshop provides delegates with:

  • A grounding in the basic fundamentals of the electronics and Integrated Circuit industry, from theory to market application.
  • An insight into the semiconductor manufacturing process, semiconductor technology and equipment, the industry economics and an understanding of the IT revolution and industry trends.
  • A comprehensive understanding of industry terminology, enabling you to talk the industry talk.
  • To enhance delegate understanding audience interaction is encouraged and semiconductor devices, material samples and other visual aids are used throughout the workshop.

Who Should Attend:

"The Silicon Chip" workshop is aimed at professionals working in, or involved with the semiconductor and IT industry. It is ideally suited for individuals with a non-technical background.

  • IT industry sales and marketing personnel from equipment and materials suppliers, IC firms, and electronic equipment systems houses
  • Purchasing managers and buyers, administration, engineering, finance, production control, product planners, and quality control employees from all aspects of the IT industry
  • Human resources, IT recruitment, and industry training personnel
  • Government officials, public and private investors, and other financial organizations
  • Media, PR, and IT advertising organisations
  • Others providing goods and services to the IT industry

Key Topics Covered:

Session 1:

The Silicon Chip

  • "World In A Grain Of Sand" Video
  • Industry chronology
  • The development of electronics from the thermionic valve to complex ICs
  • Semiconductor family tree
  • IC types (logic, memory, microprocessors)

Session 2:

Basic Electronics

  • Introduction to electronics theory
  • Binary language & ASCII code
  • Semiconductor materials & their operation
  • The p-n junction & transistor operation
  • Boolean algebra & digital logic explained

Session 3:

Semiconductor Manufacture

  • Industry structure
  • Polysilicon & silicon wafer production
  • Wafer fab/front-end process (step by step)
  • Back-end (wafer probe, assembly, final test & finishing) operations
  • "Silicon Chip" video

Session 4:

Economics of IC Manufacture

  • Wafer fab investment trends
  • Cost structure & cost models
  • Process yields & manufacturing defects
  • Die size & cost reduction issues
  • Back-end cost elements
  • Typical device costs

Session 5:

IC Market Overview

  • Market segmentation
  • Company size
  • Packaging & technology trends
  • Industry learning curve
  • Industry cyclicality
  • Industry dynamics
  • Market outlook

Session 6:

The IT Revolution

  • Impact of Information Technology
  • Market trends & industry outlook
  • Impact of microelectronics

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