Nano & the top 10 big semiconductor suppliers : Sony and Intel far behind Samsung for patents


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Based on an estimation using the Espacenet database, this chart illustrates how the top 10 big semiconductor suppliers (according to the 2008 ranking of the top semiconductor suppliers released on Electronicsweekly.com) rank in terms of number of nano-related patents. The domination of Samsung is obvious, with close to 60% of the total number of patents over these 10 companies ; Sony and Intel are respectively n°2 and n°3.

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# Nano & electronics : volumetry of patents since 2000 ]]]

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