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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 …

Happy Holidays from All of Us at Lam

Lam Blog Staff | December 13, 2018

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Wishing you every happiness this holiday season and throughout the coming year. We appreciate your readership and look forward to connecting with you again when …

Atomic Layer Etching: Rethinking the Art of Etch

Lam Blog Staff | September 4, 2018

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Atomic layer etching (ALE) is one of the chipmaking processes that makes our data-driven world possible. After being confined to the laboratory for decades, ALE …

9 “Beyond Smart” Things Heard at SEMICON West 2018

Lam Blog Staff | July 16, 2018

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Now that our time at SEMICON West 2018 is over, we’d like to reflect on some of the sound-bites overheard last week. As always, the …

Lam Receives 2017 Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Lam Blog Staff | March 7, 2018

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Lam Research has been as a recipient of a 2017 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award. The PQS award recognizes companies like Lam that Intel believes have relentlessly pursued excellence and conducted business with resolute professionalism. 

Supporting Increased Demand for Automotive Semiconductors

Lam Blog Staff | February 26, 2018

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Looking ahead into the new year in technology often proves quite interesting and educational. For 2018, one well-established market – automotive – is gaining the …

Lucky 7: Seven Blog Favorites from 2017

Lam Blog Staff | January 2, 2018

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Welcome back to the Lam Blog. We hope you had a happy and prosperous holiday season. As a prelude to what you can expect in …

Best Wishes for the Holiday Season

Lam Blog Staff | December 14, 2017

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As we start to wind down 2017, all of us at Lam would like to take this opportunity to wish our friends, colleagues, customers, and …

Resolving Process Variation Challenges in Multiple Patterning

Lam Blog Staff | September 11, 2017

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Multiple patterning continues to be an important technique for enabling pitch shrinking in advanced chip designs. However, as the number of steps grows, managing process …

Overcoming Challenges in 3D NAND Volume Manufacturing

Lam Blog Staff | July 31, 2017

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The industry’s transition to 3D NAND is being driven by several important advantages, including its ability to deliver higher capacity with a lower cost per …

Enabling Advanced ICs with Multiple Patterning

Lam Blog Staff | June 12, 2017

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Used to extend the capabilities of conventional lithography, multiple patterning is a process of overlaying patterns of larger dimensions to achieve smaller and/or more tightly …

Technology and Economic Considerations for Panel-Level Fan-Out Packaging

Lam Blog Staff | April 3, 2017

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Panel-level fan-out chip manufacturing – using large square or rectangular substrates instead of wafers – is being developed as a means to lower the cost …

Lam Receives Intel’s 2016 Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Lam Blog Staff | March 9, 2017

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Lam Research has been recognized by Intel as a 2016 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award winner. The PQS award celebrates exceptional, persistent performance and the …

SEMICON Korea to Explore Latest Technology Advances

Lam Blog Staff | February 6, 2017

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For its 30th anniversary, SEMICON Korea anticipates hosting its largest show ever, with an estimated 40,000 attendees converging at COEX in Seoul on February 8-10, …

Good Morning to the Year of the Rooster

Lam Blog Staff | January 25, 2017

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Along with many of our friends and colleagues around the world, we look forward to the start of the new lunar year and anticipate the …

Tech Brief: Primer on Packaging

Lam Blog Staff | January 17, 2017

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Ever open the body of your smartphone (perhaps unintentionally) and see small, black rectangles stuck on a circuit board? Those black rectangles are packaged chips. …