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JULY 2020                               18-Rutten promoted to Amkor president, CEO
                                                                19-Lawmakers propose semiconductor industry aid
                                                                22-Global smartphone sales declined in Q120
                           CONTENTS                             23-IoT growth will slow, then show double-digit growth

        COVID-19 means it’s time to “tradeshow-at-              29-Qualcomm retakes market lead in Q120
                                                                30-2Q semiconductor sales guidance falls -5%
        home,” Editor Ron Iscoff , 3                             31-Fab equipment record spending seen for 2021
                                                                32-Film upgrades smartwatch into health monitor
        Refl ections of a SEMICON West veteran, Joel             33-TI continues as top analog chip supplier
        Camarda, 15                                             35-Global device shipments may decline by 13.6%
                                                                36-Communications ICs to lead in 2020
        Advertisers, Events, 19                                 37-Revenues of top-10 foundries show 20% gain
                                                                39-Demand for thinned wafers continues to grow
        New battery electrolyte may pave way for the next       Cover: This photo was taken from West Hall at Moscone
        generation of electronic vehicles, 20                   Center of a past SEMICON West. (TAP TIMES)

        Graphene electrodes may enable advancements
        in solar cells, 24                                          Reach the industry’s key buyers
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        Gecko feet may be easily mass-produced, 25                          E-mail roniscoff@gmail.com
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        Business Cards, 26


        Carbon nanotubes move closer to reality, 27
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        17-CMOS image sensors to resume record run


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