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Winning the Global Race for Semiconductor Technology with Virtual Process Modeling

| October 19, 2020, Technology
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 obsolete, since they are too expensive and time-consuming for the most advanced processes.

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Lam Joins Prestigious Forbes and FORTUNE Lists

| March 28, 2016

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This year Lam has been recognized with inclusion on two prestigious lists:  Forbes’ America’s 500 Best Employers and FORTUNE Magazine’s World’s 350 Most Admired Companies. Receiving …

Heart & Soles 2016: Tackling the School Lunch Nutrition Challenge One Step at a Time

| March 21, 2016

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Did you know that obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years in the U.S.? Or that …

Profile: Lam Research Taiwan

| March 14, 2016

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Home to leading foundries, IC manufacturers, and design houses, Taiwan is one of the world’s largest producers of semiconductor chips. Back in 1992 – long …

SEMICON China to Showcase Semiconductor Industry

| March 4, 2016

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The global semiconductor industry will be heading to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre for this year’s SEMICON China, which takes place March 15-17. Held …

Tech Brief: The Role of Technology Inflections

| February 29, 2016

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We often hear the word “inflection” used in the semiconductor industry, but what does it mean? In general, inflection refers to a point of change. …

Lam’s Rick Gottscho Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

| February 22, 2016

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Dr. Rick Gottscho, executive vice president of Global Products at Lam, is among the 102 new members honored with election to the National Academy of …

Latest Developments in Advanced Lithography on Stage at SPIE Symposium

| February 15, 2016

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Is Moore’s Law still on track? Can transistors, already more than a thousand times smaller than a grain of sand, continue to get even smaller? …

Welcoming the Year of the Fire Monkey

| February 8, 2016

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For centuries, celebrating the beginning of the lunar new year has been one of the most treasured annual holidays in many parts of Asia. The …

A Sense of Scale: How Small Is Small?

| February 1, 2016

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One of the most astounding aspects of semiconductor chips is their incredibly small scale. Practically measured in atoms, some feature dimensions are on the order …

Lam Cares: Holiday Giving Wrap-Up

| January 25, 2016

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To celebrate the holiday season and the year end, our employees embarked on a “Lam Cares” campaign to give back to our local communities. Through …

Looking Ahead to 2016

| January 18, 2016

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With the new year underway, you may be wondering what lies ahead for the semiconductor world. Once again, Solid State Technology has checked in with …

Journal Papers Showcase Research at Lam

| January 11, 2016

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From materials research to plasma fundamentals, Lam’s technologists are contributing to practical and theoretical developments in their fields. One way they help advance technology and …

Highlights from 2015

| January 4, 2016

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To help kick-off the new year, we thought we’d share a few of our favorite stories from 2015. These blog articles celebrated milestones like the …

From All of Us at Lam: Season’s Greetings!

| December 17, 2015

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Time sure flies. It’s hard to believe that 2015 – with its unique events and many memorable moments – is almost over. From celebrating 50 …

Lam Receives Supplier Award from TowerJazz

| December 14, 2015

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Lam Research was honored to receive the 2015 “Best Fab Tool Service” Supplier Award from TowerJazz, a leading global specialty foundry. The award recognized Lam …

Celebrating 35 Years of Innovation

| December 7, 2015

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Remember what technology looked like back in 1980? Fortunately things like those giant “brick” cell phones have evolved into small and powerful devices like the …

Profile: Lam Research Oregon

| November 30, 2015

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Located in the heart of Oregon’s “Silicon Forest,” Lam’s 58-acre Tualatin campus is about 15 miles southwest of downtown Portland and has been in operation …

Racing Around the Community

| November 19, 2015

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We strive to embody Lam’s Core Values at work and in our communities, and some of our recent outreach events are a good demonstration of …

A Sense of Scale: How High Is High?

| November 9, 2015

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When it comes to aspect ratios – how tall an object is vs. how wide it is – even the tallest buildings in the world …

Bunny Suits, Wafers, and Tools: All in a Day’s Work

| November 2, 2015

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“I’d like to work here if I got to wear the marshmallow suit,” said an inspired 11-year-old participant of Bring Our Children to Work Day …