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March 2017

New Centura® Prontotm 200mm ATM Epi Chamber Maximizes Thick Epitaxial Silicon Productivity

By Carlos Caballaro

Applied Materials will introduce a redesigned 200mm epi chamber. The new Applied Materials Centura Pronto Atmospheric (ATM) Epi chamber is specifically designed to produce the industry’s highest-quality thick silicon films (20-130µm) needed for power, MEMS and other devices used in fast--growing mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

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Applied Materials to Participate in Multiple Events at 2017 CSTIC and SEMICON China

Applied Materials will be prominently represented at two of China’s largest annual semiconductor technology conferences from March 13 – 16, in Shanghai.

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Common CIM Data Models Can Accelerate a Fab’s Time-To-Productivity

by Madhav Kidambi

In today’s fabs, it has become increasingly difficult and time-consuming to integrate and harmonize the data coming from diverse computer-integrated manufacturing applications. In fact, this is now a major stumbling block to the rapid deployment of these systems and, hence, to the ability of a fab to quickly achieve targeted productivity.

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The IRDS and Factory Integration: The Way Forward for Smart Manufacturing in Microelectronics

By James Moyne and Steve Moffatt

The new International Roadmap for Devices and Systems charts an end-to-end course for the computing ecosystem, including device manufacturing, and captures the trends in "smart" manufacturing for the microelectronics manufacturing industries.

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200mm: The State of the Art—Then and Now

Mike Rosa, Ph.D.

For close to a decade, the 200mm semiconductor state-of-the-art has been in a constant cycle of re-invention. Today’s leading consumer, medical, communications, industrial and automotive products are driving brisk demand for all kinds of devices.

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Annual Engineering Event Stimulates Cross-Divisional Innovation

A series of annual internal technology meetings, Applied’s Engineering and Technology (ET) Conference program, has become an effective way to bring together the company’s engineers from far-flung regions to collaborate on innovative technology concepts and exchange ideas on processes, equipment, and support services.

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Upcoming Applied Global Services Events

See us at our upcoming Applied Global Services Spring Events

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