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Copper Electrodeposition for Fan-Out Wafer-Level Packaging

Lam Blog Staff | May 11, 2020

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By Steven T. Mayer, Bryan Buckalew, and Kari Thorkelsson As integrated circuit designers bring more sophisticated chip functionality into smaller spaces, heterogeneous integration, including 3D …

Silicon Snack: eSports Are Taking the Field

Lam Blog Staff | May 4, 2020

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In 2019, 98.2 million viewers tuned in to watch the Superbowl, hailing the event as the “most viewed broadcast in America.” In recent years, a …

Inside the Mysterious World of Plasma: A Process Engineer’s Perspective

Lam Blog Staff | April 27, 2020

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Have you ever seen a lightning bolt? What about the northern lights or a neon sign? These things are made of plasma, the fourth state …

Silicon Snack: AR/VR Changing How We Learn

Lam Blog Staff | March 2, 2020

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Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have unlocked incredible possibilities in education – bringing tomorrow’s technology into today’s learning. The influence of AR and …

Lam Celebrates 40 Years

Lam Blog Staff | January 21, 2020

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Technology has come a long way over the past few decades. Since our founding by David K. Lam on January 20, 1980, Lam Research has …

2019 Blog Review: Top Posts of the Year

Lam Blog Staff | January 6, 2020

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Industry, Technology

2019 was quite a year for the Lam Blog. From sharing an inside peek at our favorite day of the year, Bring Our Children to …

Season’s Greetings from Lam

Lam Blog Staff | December 19, 2019

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As we near the end of 2019, all of us at Lam would like to wish our friends, colleagues, customers, and collaborators around the globe …

Nanoscale Features through Atomic Scale Processing

Lam Blog Staff | November 18, 2019

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Atomic layer etching and deposition processes offer atomic scale control through the use of self-limiting reactions. Yang Pan, corporate vice president of advanced technology development, …

SEMICON Europa Drives Smart Transportation and More

Lam Blog Staff | October 30, 2019

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The SEMICON Europa tradeshow, the annual premier event for the global electronics industry in Europe, will take place November 12-15, 2019, at Messe München in …

Stepping Up for Wellness

Lam Blog Staff | October 14, 2019

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Life at Lam

At Lam, we want our employees to feel well, so they can perform at their best. With our active employee base participating in running events …

New Solutions for 3D NAND Scaling

Lam Blog Staff | August 7, 2019

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With the introduction of two new products for 3D NAND manufacturing, Lam expands its stress management product portfolio. The VECTOR DT® PECVD and EOS® GS …

Silicon Snack: Precision Farming Fueled by Big Data

Lam Blog Staff | July 15, 2019

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Food security is a growing concern. With the world’s population forecast to increase from 7.6 billion in 2017 to 9.8 billion by 2050, it’s estimated …

Lam Blog: Happy 5th Anniversary

Lam Blog Staff | June 28, 2019

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Five years ago, we published our first blog article here in the Lam newsroom. Over the years, we’ve used this space to share information about …

Controlling Variability and Cost at 3 nm and Beyond

Lam Blog Staff | June 10, 2019

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Richard Gottscho, executive vice president and CTO of Lam Research, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to talk about how to utilize more data from sensors in …

Buzzwords Heard in Our Labs

Lam Blog Staff | June 3, 2019

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Every industry has its unique lingo and the semiconductor industry is no different. Here, chips mean something a little different from our favorite snack and …

New Industry Benchmark Set for Etch Productivity

Lam Blog Staff | April 24, 2019

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Addressing a need for self-maintaining semiconductor equipment, Lam has developed an etch productivity solution that extends the mean time between cleans (MTBC), a major limiter …

Smart Cars Drive 200 mm Fabs

Lam Blog Staff | March 18, 2019

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New sensing and actuating technologies for cars are introducing a new generation of 200 mm tools. Michelle Bourke, strategic marketing director in the customer support …

Everyday Uses of π

Lam Blog Staff | March 11, 2019

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Well, it’s almost Pi (π) Day again! And once more, we find reasons to celebrate that most interesting number on March 14. Most of us …

Celebrating the Year of the Pig

Lam Blog Staff | February 4, 2019

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This week marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year and the “Year of the Pig.” In the spirit of this event, we’d like to …

8 Must-Read Articles from 2018

Lam Blog Staff | January 2, 2019

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Welcome back to the Lam Blog! To help start the new year, we want to share some of our favorite stories from 2018. Some of …