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The semiconductor industry’s next inflection point

| December 2, 2021 | Corporate, Technology
For decades, the semiconductor industry has been defined by our ability to innovate. Each time we’ve been faced with seemingly insurmountable technological challenges, we have invented innovative approaches and methods to solve them, and in doing so, we’ve helped to transform how the world works, plays, learns, and connects.


A Sense of Scale: How High Is High?

| November 9, 2015 | Industry

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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 | Life at Lam

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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 …

The Art of Innovation

| October 26, 2015 | Corporate, Life at Lam

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When it comes to innovation, art and science have a lot in common – especially the need for inspiration. That’s why art inspired by Lam’s …

Lam Goes to Washington for Climate Forum

| October 19, 2015 | Community, Corporate

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Martin Anstice, Lam president and CEO, and Dave Hemker, senior VP and CTO, were honored to join U.S. President Barack Obama, government officials, and business …

Heading to the 2015 AVS Symposium

| October 12, 2015 | Technology

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Each autumn, scientists and engineers from around the globe look forward to discussing the latest advances in materials, surfaces, interfaces, and processing at the week-long …

A 35-Year Perspective – Lam’s Technologies

| October 5, 2015 | Corporate, Technology

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Since first opening our doors in 1980, we have significantly expanded the markets and applications that our products and technologies serve. In this final article …

Cool Chemistry on Stage at ECS Fall Meeting

| September 28, 2015 | Technology

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What do thin film deposition, plasma etch, and wafer cleaning have in common? They all involve cutting-edge chemistry and they will all be on stage …

Series: A Day in the Life of an NCG – California

| September 21, 2015 | Life at Lam

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In our final article of this series, five new college graduate (NCG) employees share what it’s like to work at Lam Research in our Fremont …

A Sense of Scale: How Big Is a Billion?

| September 14, 2015 | Industry

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We often hear there are over a billion transistors in a single microprocessor today, but how big is a billion? That number is so enormous …

A Glimpse Into the World of Engineers

| September 8, 2015 | Life at Lam, Technology

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Remember the curiosity you had about your first science experiment in school? Engineers feel that same excitement in their jobs every day at Lam – …

Supporting Technology and Science Education – Through Robots!

| August 31, 2015 | Community, Life at Lam

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Shared values of strategic thinking and teamwork – plus a love of robotics – have brought Lam employees and local high school teams together to …

SEMICON Taiwan to Explore IoT, 3D, and “Moore”

| August 24, 2015 | Technology

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of SEMICON Taiwan, the premier event in Taiwan for semiconductor manufacturing. With its large global fab capacity, Taiwan is …

Chip Industry’s Unprecedented Pace of Innovation

| August 17, 2015 | Industry, Technology

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No other industry even comes close to the extraordinary rate of technology advancement that takes place in the semiconductor industry. Without this pace of innovation, …

Series: A Day in the Life of an NCG – Taiwan

| August 10, 2015 | Life at Lam

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For this new college graduate (NCG) story, we check in with some of the young, talented professionals working at our Taiwan facilities. At Lam Research, …

2015 Core Values Scholarship Winners

| August 3, 2015 | Community

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Eleven stand-out graduating high school seniors were the deserving recipients of Lam’s 2015 Core Values Scholarships. For the 13th consecutive year, the $10,000 awards were …

A 35-Year Perspective – Company Highlights

| July 27, 2015 | Corporate

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The industry has changed significantly over the past 35 years – and so has Lam. Since 1980, numerous decisions, achievements, and changes have contributed to …

Seven Sound Bytes from SEMICON

| July 20, 2015 | Industry

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Our amazing industry continues to do the extraordinary, and it was all on stage at SEMICON West in San Francisco this July. Experts from across …

Etch Milestone Highlights Advanced Variability Control

| July 13, 2015 | Corporate, Technology

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To create smaller and denser features for advanced devices, chipmakers are turning to multiple patterning techniques. Because these are multi-step processes, managing variability is critical …

New Products Enable Inflections for Advanced Devices

| July 13, 2015 | Corporate, Technology

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Deposition and etch processes play vital roles in enabling technology inflections like multiple patterning and 3D structures that are used to create smaller, faster, and …

University of Texas and Lam Collaboration Accelerates Learning

| July 6, 2015 | Technology

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The semiconductor business is moving at an increasingly fast pace, and the need to develop new technologies for future chip generations is driving advanced research. …