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Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Pavel

Elizabeth is the former senior director of content marketing and communications at Lam Research.

Silicon Snack: Brushing Up on Art Restoration

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | April 30, 2018

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Whether or not you know the difference between an Italian Caravaggio and a Jackson Pollock painting, you’ve likely visited a museum or old church at …

Tech Meets Engineering in Formula One Motor Racing

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | April 2, 2018

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Among the hot topics in our industry today, connectivity and big data analytics provide wide-ranging application possibilities, so it’s no surprise to find their use …

Semiconductors in Healthcare

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | November 20, 2017

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From discovering the circulatory system in 1616 to performing the first heart transplant in 1967, the world of medicine has long been one of experimentation …

Silicon Snack: Robots Get Social

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | October 2, 2017

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From Star Trek’s Data to Star Wars’ C-3PO, the idea of humanoid robots has fascinated people for years. Back in the real world, robots build …

Semiconductors in Wired Communications

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | July 24, 2017

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Wired communications can be traced back to 1844, when Samuel Morse (creator of the code of dots and dashes that bears his name) sent the …

Silicon Snack: Stepping Out with Smart Shoes

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | June 19, 2017

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In Ancient Egypt, shoes denoted social status, even distinguishing commoners and nobility by the color and length of their footwear. Recreated ruby slippers commemorating the …

Semiconductors in Wireless Communications

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | May 30, 2017

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“Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you,” are the familiar words of Alexander Graham Bell to his assistant during the world’s very first …

Silicon Snack: Food Preparation – Taste the Future

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | May 1, 2017

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Household kitchens have been revolutionized by chips (we’re talking the non-edible kind). Some of us may bask in fond memories of “low-tech” cooking like toasting …

Celebrating Pi Day 2017… and More!

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | March 13, 2017

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Do you have March 14 circled on your calendar? If you do, then you’ve probably been looking forward to the annual celebration of Pi Day, …

Test Your Knowledge of Semiconductor Terms

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | July 11, 2016

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The semiconductor industry uses so many unique terms, it practically has its own language. To keep up on the latest developments, knowing that “language” can …

10 Fun Facts About Silicon

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | May 31, 2016

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From the earliest chips to the latest technologies, silicon has long played a major role in semiconductor manufacturing as the substrates (wafers) on which devices …

Tech Brief: The Role of Technology Inflections

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | February 29, 2016

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We often hear the word “inflection” used in the semiconductor industry, but what does it mean? In general, inflection refers to a point of change. …

A Sense of Scale: How Small Is Small?

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | February 1, 2016

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One of the most astounding aspects of semiconductor chips is their incredibly small scale. Practically measured in atoms, some feature dimensions are on the order …

A Sense of Scale: How High Is High?

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | November 9, 2015

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When it comes to aspect ratios – how tall an object is vs. how wide it is – even the tallest buildings in the world …