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Fall 2018

New Metrology and Inspection Technologies Needed for More-than-Moore Markets

By Daniel Harel and Mike Rosa, PhD.

The escalating costs of following Moore’s Law have shifted the semiconductor industry’s focus to More-than-Moore (MtM) technologies, where analog/mixed-signal, RF, MEMS, image sensing, power or other technologies may be integrated with CMOS in a variety of planar, 2.5D and 3D architectures. 

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Faster Photomask Production with New ALTA® 4700DP Laser Writer

By Tom Newman

Photomasks—used during photolithography to project circuit patterns onto silicon wafers layer-by-layer—are essential to the production of semiconductors. Recent strong chip demand has led to record revenues in the photomask market, with more than $4 billion projected for 2019.

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Safety Doesn’t Happen By Accident

By Joe Farah

Editor’s Note: We’re delighted to welcome Joe Farah to the Nanochip Express team as the author of a new column, “Tool Talk.” His idea is to bring customers tips and techniques that help them optimize the performance of their Applied Materials tools. With nearly 20 years at Applied—first as a CE, then as a field service manager, and now as a director of service product lines for dielectric systems—Joe knows tools. And he knows how to help you make them hum.

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"Smart Manufacturing" Solutions in Focus at the 2018 APC Conference

Nanochip Staff

The annual Advanced Process Control (APC) Conference will convene in Austin, Texas in October, marking its 30th year as the focal point for chipmakers and suppliers to learn about the latest smart manufacturing solutions for microelectronics.

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Upcoming Applied Global Services Events

See us at our upcoming Applied Global Services Spring Events

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