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Our Favorite Articles from 2020

January 4, 2021

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To kick-off the new year, we thought we’d share some of our favorite stories from 2020. While not exhaustive, this short list features articles that …

ALD Technology Fills Taller Memory

November 30, 2020

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Filling complex, high aspect ratio structures is a challenge for 3D NAND, DRAM, and logic chipmakers. Lam’s Aaron Fellis, vice president and general manager of …

FinFETs Give Way to Gate-All-Around

October 26, 2020

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When they were first commercialized at the 22 nm node, finFETs represented a revolutionary change to the way we build transistors, the tiny switches in …

Winning the Global Race for Semiconductor Technology with Virtual Process Modeling

October 19, 2020

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Semiconductor process development is no easy task, with each generation of devices more difficult and expensive to create. Traditional cycles of build-and-test development are becoming …

Lam Introduces New Photoresist Strip Capability for 200 mm

October 12, 2020

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Lam’s newest product in its line of GAMMA® dry photoresist strip systems, brings the performance of the GAMMA® GxT® 300 mm to 200 mm wafer …

Lam Announces New Atomic Layer Deposition Platform Featuring ICEFill™ Technology

September 21, 2020

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In today’s press release below, Lam announced the new Striker® FE platform featuring its patented ICEFill™ technology, which provides bottom-up filling in complex high aspect ratio …

Fueling Next-Generation Semiconductors at SEMICON Taiwan

September 8, 2020

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Taiwan’s largest semiconductor convention is bringing together the industry’s brightest minds for a three-day exhibition. Held September 23-25 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall …

Small, To Big, To Better

August 10, 2020

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Diagnosis of any kind requires the synthesis of information. As humans we are much better at doing this when we have ways of visualizing information …

Connect at SEMICON Southeast Asia

August 3, 2020

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SEMICON Southeast Asia, the region’s premier electronics manufacturing supply chain exposition and conference, has gone virtual. Industry experts from around the world will share insights …

Lam Shapes Industry Agenda at SEMICON West

July 27, 2020

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Lam CEO Tim Archer recently presented a compelling vision of the future at SEMICON West along with key industry leaders and influencers. Tim spoke of …

Lam at Virtual SEMICON West

July 6, 2020

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The semiconductor industry’s flagship event, SEMICON West, is going virtual this year. Celebrating its 50th year, the show promises a full exhibition experience, featuring high level keynotes, exhibits, and networking …

Connect at SEMICON China 2020

June 30, 2020

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A key semiconductor trade show and forum, SEMICON China, was held June 27–29 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Lam was pleased to be …

Lam at ALD/ALE 2020 Virtual Meeting

June 15, 2020

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The 20th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2020) featuring the 7th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2020) will take place Monday, June …

One-on-One with Lam CTO Rick Gottscho: Challenges in Stacking, Shrinking, and Inspecting Next-Gen Chips

May 28, 2020

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Lam Chief Technology Officer Rick Gottscho sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to share his insights on memory and equipment scaling, new market demands, and changes …

Copper Electrodeposition for Fan-Out Wafer-Level Packaging

May 11, 2020

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As integrated circuit designers bring more sophisticated chip functionality into smaller spaces, heterogeneous integration, including 3D stacking of devices, becomes an increasingly useful and cost-effective …

CTO Perspective on a Data Driven World

March 16, 2020

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Lam Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Richard A. Gottscho, gave a keynote at the SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS), the annual executive conference …

Lam Revolutionizes Chipmaking Process with New Plasma Etching System

March 3, 2020

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Building on four decades of etch industry leadership, Lam today launched a new plasma etch technology and system solution. The new Sense.i™ platform features Lam’s …

Lam Introduces EUV Lithography Technology Breakthrough

February 26, 2020

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Addressing critical needs for next-generation device scaling, Lam today introduced a new dry photoresist technology that offers significant improvement in EUV lithography resolution, productivity and …

Patterning Symposium: Connecting Minds, Advancing Light

February 10, 2020

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The full spectrum of patterning topics will be discussed at the upcoming SPIE Advanced Lithography symposium. Held at the San Jose Convention Center on February …

Smarter Future on Stage at SEMICON Korea

January 13, 2020

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[Notice]  SEMICON KOREA 2020 Is Canceled SEMICON Korea 2020, which was scheduled to be held from Feb 5 to Feb 7 by SEMI KOREA, will …