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Lam ships its 10,000th single wafer clean chamber

| September 13, 2021 | Corporate, Technology
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 product first shipped in 1991 to the state-of-the-art EOS® 16-chamber tools shipped today to the most advanced fabs in the world. 


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. …

Lam Climbs Up the Fortune 500

| June 4, 2021 | Corporate

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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 | Industry, Technology

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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 | Technology

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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 …