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In Austin in the 1990s, Holladay helped lead the city’s emergence as a tech hub while at the semiconductor giant Sematech, a company started by microchip pioneer Bob Noyce.
One particular sector that has been in China’s sights is the semiconductor industry, a linchpin of Made in China 2025.
The Chinese government wants to make its nascent domestic semiconductor industry big enough to supply the country’s needs.
Cfius oversees a third avenue by which Beijing seeks semiconductor technology: buying U.S. firms.
The fund’s mandate is to make investments in companies in the semiconductor industry mainly in the U.S., according to regulatory filings.
Upstairs, in a research lab, engineers cycle in and out, experimenting with ways to advance semiconductor manufacturing and developing the tools to capitalize on those innovations.
Since Qualcomm signing the deal for the Dutch semiconductor maker a year ago, NXP’s performance has been strong.
The South Korean semiconductor maker SK Hynix, and Hoya, a Japanese manufacturer of optical equipment, were also named as investors.
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A semiconductor is a crystal material whose ability to conduct electricity rises as its temperature goes up. That is, it sometimes acts as a conductor and sometimes as an insulator. Its conducting ability can be much increased by chemical treatment. A manufactured chip of silicon, less than half an inch square, may contain millions of microscopic transistors, which can serve control and memory functions when installed in a computer, automobile, cell phone, DVD player, or microwave oven.
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