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Rising Need for Vertical Scaling in a Data-Driven World

August 28, 2017

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“Data is giving rise to a new economy” – The Economist (2017). This compelling reality makes the continued development of high-capacity data storage technologies like …

STEM Power to Fuel ASEAN’s Growth

August 14, 2017

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which promotes multilateral cooperation, economic growth, and social progress. Now entering …

Semiconductors in Wired Communications

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 …

Tech for Pets

June 26, 2017

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We use technology to improve nearly every area of life, and doting on our pets’ well-being is no exception. In fact, many pet stores now …

Silicon Snack – Stepping Out with Smart Shoes

June 19, 2017

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In Ancient Egypt, shoes denoted social status, even distinguishing commoners and nobility by the color and length of their footwear. Recreated ruby slippers commemorating the …

Smart Cities – How the IoT Is Changing Urban Life in Asia

June 5, 2017

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From smart grids to smart buildings, the Internet of Things (IoT) has swept across Asia. Going well beyond consumer wearables, today’s city planners are leveraging …

Semiconductors in Wireless Communications

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 …

Tech Brief: A Look at Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD)

May 15, 2017

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Imagine being able to deposit a film of material just a few atomic layers at a time. As impossible as that sounds, atomic layer deposition …

Silicon Snack: Food Preparation – Taste the Future

May 1, 2017

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Household kitchens have been revolutionized by chips (we’re talking the non-edible kind). Some of us may bask in fond memories of “low-tech” cooking like toasting …

Lam’s CEO Talks Tech Trends on CNBC

April 25, 2017

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Lam President and CEO Martin Anstice spoke with Squawk Alley about the semiconductor roadmap, silicon device demand, and Lam’s role in tech innovation. Here we …

Earth Day 2017 – Energy Efficiency Enabled by Technology

April 17, 2017

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This year, more than a billion people from over 193 countries are expected to participate in Earth Day activities. Marking its 47th anniversary on Saturday, …

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

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 …

Wearables Without Screens – Enhancing Quality of Life

March 20, 2017

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User experience designers around the world recognize that a screen isn’t always the most logical interface for every task or every person. Currently, much of …

Tech Brief: Primer on Packaging

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. …

Taking Smart Fashion Mainstream

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 …

Flashback to 2016

January 3, 2017

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Happy New Year and welcome back to the Lam Blog! For our first article of 2017, we wanted to share a few of our most …

Continued Scaling with Multiple Patterning

November 28, 2016

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Did you know that different patterns require different types of multiple patterning? Today’s advanced chips are more complex than ever before, with transistors and other …

Tech Brief: All About ALE

November 14, 2016

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Greek philosopher Democritus (460-370 BC) first proposed the existence of an ultimate particle, which he described as “atomos.” He probably never dreamed that one day …

Spooky Science – Tech or Treat!

October 31, 2016

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The lines between science fiction and reality continue to blur thanks to technological advances in devices like thermal imaging equipment, 3D printing, and even neural …

How Semiconductors Are Changing Our Homes

October 3, 2016

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From smartphones to televisions to refrigerators, it is hard to go more than a few hours without using a semiconductor-enabled device. In fact, since the …

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