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A 35-Year Perspective – Industry Milestones

May 26, 2015

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Corporate, Industry

This article continues our look back over the past 35 years since Lam was founded. In our first perspective piece, we took a look at …

Golden Anniversary of Moore’s Law

April 6, 2015

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Industry

This April marks the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law, an insightful observation long used to benchmark the pace of semiconductor technology advancement. In his pivotal …

Tech Brief: Multiple Patterning Makes Miniaturization Possible

March 23, 2015

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Industry, Technology

Have you ever wondered how everyday electronics, like smartphones and tablets, pack so much functionality into such relatively small and lightweight packages? If so, here’s …

A 35-Year Perspective – End-User Devices

March 16, 2015

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Corporate, Industry

As we commemorate Lam’s 35th anniversary, journey back with us to remember and appreciate some amazing semiconductor technology developments and their impact over the years. …

MEMS—Small Devices, Big Future

December 1, 2014

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Ever hear the saying, “Good things come in small packages?” When it comes to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), the old adage is proving true in the …

By the Numbers: Mobile Phone Fun Facts

November 17, 2014

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Mobile phones are a big consumer of semiconductor chips, particularly smartphones, of which more than 1 billion shipped in 2013. It’s rewarding to recognize the …

imec Video Paints a Vision of “The Internet of Everything”

October 13, 2014

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You may have heard of the “Internet of Things,” but what does it mean? Belgium’s imec, a world-leading nanoelectronics research institution and long-time partner of …

3D Printing – An Opportunity for Quick-Turn Prototypes?

September 2, 2014

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Innovation is the lifeblood of the semiconductor equipment industry, and our tools must evolve and mature as quickly as the devices they produce. In fact, …

Ten Cool Things We Learned at SEMICON West

July 11, 2014

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SEMICON West continues to be the flagship event for the global semiconductor industry, as well as a showcase for related emerging markets and technologies. Here …