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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. …

Supporting Future Engineers through Robotics

December 3, 2018

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Robotics is the next technological revolution. Fiber optics, cables, and chips are shaping and directing our future. Here, we review some robotic milestones and take …

Electronics Packaging Experts Heading to EPTC

November 26, 2018

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The Electronics Packaging Technology Conference (EPTC 2018), an international event organized by the IEEE Reliability/CPMT/ED Singapore Chapter, will be held December 4–7 at the Resorts …

Semiconductors Drive Smart at SEMICON Europa 2018

November 12, 2018

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From November 13-16, the annual SEMICON Europa tradeshow will be at Messe München in Munich, Germany. Tens of thousands of highly influential industry attendees from …

Not Going by the Book: Tech Transforms Libraries

October 29, 2018

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For hundreds of years, libraries have assembled and provided access to major written collections, serving as vital centers for those who thirst for knowledge. More …

Accelerating Success at SEDEX 2018

October 15, 2018

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The full semiconductor industry supply chain will be on display at the 20th Semiconductor Exhibition (SEDEX) at COEX in Seoul, Korea, October 24-26. The tradeshow …

Examine the IoT Era Up Close at the AVS Symposium

October 8, 2018

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The AVS 65th International Symposium and Exhibition begins on October 21st in beautiful Long Beach, California. Scientists, engineers, and industry leaders from around the globe …

Science and Technology Take AiMES in Cancun

September 24, 2018

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Starting on September 30, scientists, engineers, researchers, and industry professionals from around the globe will meet in Cancun, Mexico, at the Americas International Meeting on …

Atomic Layer Etching: Rethinking the Art of Etch

September 4, 2018

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Atomic layer etching (ALE) is one of the chipmaking processes that makes our data-driven world possible. After being confined to the laboratory for decades, ALE …

Connect, Collaborate, and Innovate at SEMICON Taiwan

August 27, 2018

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This fall, SEMICON Taiwan, the largest microelectronics event in Taiwan, will welcome more than 40,000 visitors from around the globe. Taking place September 5-7 at …

Tech Brief: Elements of Electroplating

August 13, 2018

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Electroplating is a common manufacturing process that applies a thin layer of one metal onto another. The U.S. penny, for example, has been made of …

Where Atoms Meet: ALD/ALE 2018

July 23, 2018

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One of the most important conferences for the atomic layer processing community, the AVS 18th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition featuring the 5th International …