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Changes in DRAM

| October 11, 2021 | Industry, Technology
The ability to process data is foundational to our smart, connected world. Microprocessors, in turn, rely on memory chips to store the data they need while working. One of the most popular types of memory is dynamic random access memory (DRAM), and it can be found in many of our favorite electronic devices. Over the years, the amount of memory in mobile phones has increased from 128 MB to 4 GB or even 6 GB today.


National Manufacturing Day: Celebrating the people that are helping to manufacture the future of technology

| October 1, 2021 | Corporate

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Today is National Manufacturing Day in the United States, a day to celebrate the modern manufacturing industry and generate awareness about the abundance of employment …

Lam’s internships: moving the world forward together

| September 20, 2021 | Life at Lam

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Lahari Vithala, former Employee Communications intern, interviews her fellow peers on what it was like to be an intern at Lam this past summer. Lam …

Lam ships its 10,000th single wafer clean chamber

| September 13, 2021 | Corporate, Technology

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Lam recently achieved an impressive product milestone with the shipment of our 10,000th single wafer clean chamber. This marks an incredible journey from the SP100 single chamber …

Lam’s growing presence in the Pacific Northwest

| September 9, 2021 | Corporate

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As we continue to build a manufacturing workforce of the future, Lam will expand its footprint in Oregon with a new 45,000 square foot facility in the city of Sherwood. The new site is planned to begin operations in …

Expanding our parental leave policy to create more flexibility for families

| September 7, 2021 | Corporate, Life at Lam

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The most important job many of our employees will ever have is not at Lam Research or any other company—it’s the job of being a …

Lam’s net zero pathway: working toward sustainability transformation

| August 30, 2021 | Corporate

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Shawn Covell, managing director, Global Environmental, Social, and Governance Strategy talks about the net zero goals announced in Lam’s 2020 ESG report. Heat domes and …

Unlocking innovation through university research collaborations

| August 25, 2021 | Life at Lam, Technology

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We play a critical role in driving semiconductor breakthroughs for the next generation. Since 2015, Unlock Ideas has been an integral program to unleash the …

SEMICON Southeast Asia – Powering Innovation

| August 16, 2021 | Technology

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From August 23-27, our experts will join industry leaders at SEMICON Southeast Asia, to discuss semiconductor advancements in an era of 5G and next-generation technologies. …

Specialty Technologies – Changing Our Lives One Chip at a Time

| August 9, 2021 | Industry, Technology

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As a materials engineer, I am very proud of the fact that key advances in human civilization have been driven by materials innovation. The stone …

Lam Core Value Scholarships Awarded to Eleven Outstanding Students

| August 3, 2021 | Community, Corporate

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Students across eleven high schools in California and Oregon were awarded Lam Research High School Core Value Scholarships to help them as they begin their …

What Is the Internet of Things?

| July 26, 2021 | Industry, Technology

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There’s a lot of talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on our day-to-day lives. From home security systems to smart watches, …

Using Less Helium Is Good Business

| July 19, 2021 | Technology

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Helium gas is increasingly in short supply. While consumers may be most familiar with it for use in filling balloons, it is used much more heavily in a variety of industrial processes – including semiconductor fabrication. As …

Happy 40th Anniversary, AutoEtch

| July 12, 2021 | Corporate, Technology

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Back in 1981, Lam pioneered single-wafer plasma etch tools with its first product, the Lam AutoEtch 480 plasma etcher. Introduced as “a streamlined plasma etching system designed specifically for highly automated …

Connect with Lam at IITC

| July 6, 2021 | Technology

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The IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conference (IITC) will be held July 6-9, 2021, as a hybrid event – virtual and in-person (Kyoto Research Park, Kyoto, …

Lam’s 2020 ESG Report: Putting Our Values into Action

| June 29, 2021 | Community, Corporate

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As Lam’s business continues to grow and, with it, our global footprint, we feel a great responsibility to contribute to a better world. To that …

Lam Announces Sustainability-Linked Revolving Credit Facility

| June 21, 2021 | Corporate

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In today’s press release below, Lam announced that it has closed a $1.5 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility, further embedding environmental, social, and governance (ESG)…

Chipmakers Achieve Higher Equipment Availability with Lam’s WCO

| June 21, 2021 | Technology

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Preventative Maintenance “What is wet, but dry?” might sound like a riddle, and the answer for plasma process tools are “wet cleans,” an important type of preventative maintenance. The term “wet clean” comes from …

ALD/ALE 2021 to Showcase Atomic-Scale Processing

| June 14, 2021 | Technology

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Chip features continue to shrink to incredibly small dimensions and different device architectures are being devised to supply consumers with more powerful electronics. Atomic layer deposition (ALD) and atomic …

The Four Pillars of Lam Equipment Intelligence®

| June 7, 2021 | Technology

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The pervasive use of technology has brought about a tremendous growth in data as well as an explosion in scaling and complexity of integrated circuits. …