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The Future Is Smart at SEMICON Taiwan

September 9, 2019

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The largest microelectronics event in Taiwan is coming to TaiNEX this fall, welcoming more than 45,000 visitors from around the world. From September 18-20, leaders …

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 …

A New Life for Older Equipment

August 12, 2019

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The rapid pace of semiconductor evolution places huge demands on the companies making the equipment used to build integrated circuits. With each new silicon node …

New Solutions for 3D NAND Scaling

August 7, 2019

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With the introduction of two new products for 3D NAND manufacturing, Lam expands its stress management product portfolio. The VECTOR DT® PECVD and EOS® GS …

Silicon Snack: Precision Farming Fueled by Big Data

July 15, 2019

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Food security is a growing concern. With the world’s population forecast to increase from 7.6 billion in 2017 to 9.8 billion by 2050, it’s estimated …

Atomic-Scale Process Experts Head to ALD/ALE 2019

July 8, 2019

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The AVS 19th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2019) featuring the 6th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2019) will take place Sunday, …

Beyond Smart Insight, Innovations and Intelligence at SEMICON West 2019

June 24, 2019

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Gain insights, innovations, and intelligence in San Francisco this July 9-11 at the annual SEMICON West tradeshow. Industry leaders from around the world will gather …

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 …

Electrochemistry on Stage at ECS Spring Meeting

May 13, 2019

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Electrochemistry and solid state science and technology will be featured at the 235th ECS Meeting, to be held May 26–30 in Dallas, Texas. Over the …

Weighing Wafers Simplifies Metrology

May 6, 2019

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Building semiconductors is an incredibly exacting process, with critical dimensions posing significant equipment challenges – and with the possibility that small process excursions can cause …

SEMICON Southeast Asia Welcomes Industry Leaders to Kuala Lumpur

April 29, 2019

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On May 7, 2019, semiconductor leaders and industry experts from around the world will convene at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in …

New Industry Benchmark Set for Etch Productivity

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 …

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 …

Innovation Abounds at SEMICON China 2019

March 4, 2019

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At this year’s SEMICON China, industry leaders from around the globe will come together for this fast-growing and dynamic microelectronics market to view products, technologies …

SPIE Symposium Shines Spotlight on Patterning

February 11, 2019

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The SPIE Advanced Lithography symposium brings together leaders across the semiconductor industry to discuss the latest challenges in lithography and patterning. Held at the San …

ALD Tungsten Solves Capacity Challenges in 3D NAND Device Manufacturing

January 22, 2019

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Our increasingly connected and ever “smarter” world generates increasing amounts of data, putting pressure on manufacturers who face new technical challenges in delivering the increasing …

Smart Starts at SEMICON Korea

January 10, 2019

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As one of the largest tradeshows and exhibitions in the region, SEMICON Korea brings together the best and the brightest of the semiconductor industry. Held …

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 …

Childhood Tech Across the Generations

December 10, 2018

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Parents sharing stories about their childhoods and the miles of snow they had to walk through to get to school is not a new pastime. …