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What Is the Internet of Things?

| July 26, 2021, Technology
There’s a lot of noise about the Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on our day-to-day lives. From home security systems to smart watches, IoT is upgrading the technologies we rely on every day to architect a network of interconnected devices. But what is the IoT? And how has it become so pervasive across multiple industries?   

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Using Less Helium Is Good Business

| July 19, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. …

Lam Climbs Up the Fortune 500

| June 4, 2021

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Lam climbed 27 spots to #304 on the Fortune 500, a ranking of the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Despite the many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presented, our employees’ ongoing …

Happy Golden Anniversary to the Microprocessor

| June 1, 2021

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Industry, Technology

We take microprocessors for granted. Most people who aren’t deeply involved in technology may have no idea all of the places where a microprocessor shows …

Lam Participation at ECS Spring Meeting

| May 24, 2021

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Engineers, scientists, and industry professionals will attend the 239th Electrochemistry Society (ECS) Meeting and the 18th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS), held May 30 to June …

Tapping into the Heart of Lam with Employee Resource Groups

| May 17, 2021

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For over 40 years, Lam’s mission has been to advance the technology that advances the world. And in doing so, we have built a workforce …

Lam Silicon Parts Drive Memory Success

| May 10, 2021

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Silicon chip manufacturing has always included etching as a critical processing step. But, increasingly, extremely high-aspect-ratio etching has been needed for 3D flash and DRAM chips, …

Lam Commits $1 Million to Battle Against COVID-19 in India

| May 3, 2021

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The COVID-19 headlines we see coming out of India are heart wrenching. I know that we are all thinking of our colleagues, friends, and family …

The Next Generation of Wireless Technology

| April 26, 2021

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The excitement around the rollout of 5G technology could not be more palpable. We see this next-generation technology in news headlines and commercials, with promises to usher in the …

Getting Creative to Solve Environmental Challenges

| April 22, 2021

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This week marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, a time to celebrate the environmental initiatives underway in our offices across the world, as well…

Quell Your Cabin Fever with the Virtual Heart & Soles Run

| April 12, 2021

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When children eat better, they learn better. That was the driving force behind the Lam Research Heart & Soles run at its inception back in…

Beyond the Internship

| April 5, 2021

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Every year, we welcome hundreds of interns to our global locations to help us engineer breakthroughs in the semiconductor industry. Many of these interns have…

Lam Research Earns Intel’s 2020 Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) Award

| March 30, 2021

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Lam is proud to announce that it has earned the exclusive Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) Award with distinguished performance in supplier diversity for 2020.