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Nanoscale Features through Atomic Scale Processing

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, shares his thoughts on this topic with Semiconductor Digest.

Tech Brief: Scaling Down and Up

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 …

Executive Perspective: Accelerating Innovation, Enhancing the Value of Data

September 3, 2019

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At an industry and investor event held during the August 2019 Flash Memory Summit, Lam management made the case for why semiconductor innovation needs to …

Controlling Variability and Cost at 3 nm and Beyond

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

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 …

Silicon – Wafers and More

March 25, 2019

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More than most industries, ours is identified with a single element, silicon. Consider the self-adopted naming conventions of all the places that want to be …

Smart Cars Drive 200 mm Fabs

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 …

Silicon Snack: Pilotless Passenger Jets More than a Blue-Sky Idea

February 25, 2019

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Sensing technology, computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) are revolutionizing the skies. In recent years, the military has been applying drone technology to pave the way …

8 Must-Read Articles from 2018

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 …

60 Years of Integration

September 17, 2018

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This month, we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the integrated circuit (IC). On September 12, 1958, Jack Kilby produced a circuit containing both active and …

A Sunny Outlook for Weather Forecasting

August 6, 2018

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Generations of humans have used varying methods to predict the weather. In the past, farmers thought rain was coming if their cows were lying down …

9 “Beyond Smart” Things Heard at SEMICON West 2018

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 …

Celebrating the Copper Revolution’s 20th Anniversary

June 21, 2018

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This month, copper interconnects turned 20. That’s probably something like 200 in “technology years” considering the pace of innovation today. Yet even after 20 years …

Semiconductors in Automotive

June 11, 2018

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It was more than 130 years ago in 1885 when Gottlieb Daimler invented the first prototype for the modern gas engine, and in 1886 Karl …

Industry 4.0: The Smart Industrial Revolution

June 4, 2018

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As consumers, we see evidence of the Internet of Things (IoT) all around us. A growing number of everyday objects in our homes and cars …

Tech Takes on Food Allergies

May 29, 2018

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From breakfast meetings to takeout or holiday potlucks to celebratory dinners, many of us take the ability to eat what we like, when we like, …

Silicon Snack: Brushing Up on Art Restoration

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 Brief: ABCs of New Memory

April 16, 2018

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From PCRAM and MRAM to RRAM and more, there’s a whole new alphabet soup of memory technologies making their way to the fab. Fueling this …

Tech Powering Renewable Energy

April 9, 2018

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Fields of wind turbines and homes with shiny solar panels on their roofs have become part of the natural landscape in many areas today, but …

Tech Meets Engineering in Formula One Motor Racing

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 …