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Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Pavel

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

Tech Meets Engineering in Formula One Motor Racing

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

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Industry

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 …

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 …

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 …

Celebrating Pi Day 2017… and More!

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

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Corporate

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, …

Taking Smart Fashion Mainstream

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | January 9, 2017

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The next major trend in consumer wearables may be smart fashion. For years, high fashion designers and celebrities have been incorporating smart technology into their …

Test Your Knowledge of Semiconductor Terms

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

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Industry, Technology

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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Industry, Technology

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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Industry, Technology

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 …

A Sense of Scale: How Big Is a Billion?

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | September 14, 2015

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We often hear there are over a billion transistors in a single microprocessor today, but how big is a billion? That number is so enormous …

A Glimpse Into the World of Engineers

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | September 8, 2015

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Life at Lam, Technology

Remember the curiosity you had about your first science experiment in school? Engineers feel that same excitement in their jobs every day at Lam – …

Chip Industry’s Unprecedented Pace of Innovation

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | August 17, 2015

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Industry, Technology

No other industry even comes close to the extraordinary rate of technology advancement that takes place in the semiconductor industry. Without this pace of innovation, …

Seven Sound Bytes from SEMICON

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | July 20, 2015

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Industry

Our amazing industry continues to do the extraordinary, and it was all on stage at SEMICON West in San Francisco this July. Experts from across …

New Article Highlights IoT Challenges and Opportunities

Elizabeth Pavel, Ph.D. | January 26, 2015

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Technology

The coming “Internet of Things,” or IoT, holds promise to create a new world of extreme connectivity along with a host of exciting new technology …