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Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D.

Nerissa is a director of university engagements in the Office of the CTO at Lam Research.

Unlocking innovation through university research collaborations

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | August 25, 2021

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Life at Lam, Technology

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 …

Lam’s University Engagements: Innovation Through Collaboration

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | February 22, 2021

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Lam Research collaborates with universities and academic research consortia by supporting research, building relationships, and assisting graduate and undergraduate students with thesis awards…

FinFETs Give Way to Gate-All-Around

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | October 26, 2020

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When they were first commercialized at the 22 nm node, finFETs represented a revolutionary change to the way we build transistors, the tiny switches in …

Happy 150th Birthday to the Periodic Table

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | December 5, 2019

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For those of us in the semiconductor industry, the periodic table is more than just a poster on a science classroom wall: it’s a valuable …

Making the Impossible Possible Through Cross-Institutional Collaboration

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | November 22, 2019

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Corporate, Technology

It is an exciting time to be in the semiconductor industry and driving technology development which is fueling the intelligent, interconnected systems that will transform …

Tech Brief: Scaling Down and Up

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | September 16, 2019

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You don’t have to look very far in the semiconductor world before you see the word “scaling.” Perhaps you read an industry news article headline …

Lam Research Is Founding Member of MIT.nano

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | July 23, 2019

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Corporate, Life at Lam

Lam is pleased to be a founding member of the MIT.nano Corporate Consortium, a group of eleven companies supporting advancement in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Drawn …

Tech Brief: FinFET Fundamentals

Nerissa Draeger, Ph.D. | September 12, 2016

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Industry, Technology

Transistors are at the heart of our cherished electronics. Millions, or even billions, of these tiny switches go to work for us when we check …