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MEMS: New Materials, Markets And Packaging

Challenges and opportunities in manufacturing, testing, and deploying increasingly complex microelectromechanical systems.

The Great Quantum Computing Race

Companies and countries are pouring tens of billions of dollars into different qubit technologies, but it's still too early to predict a winner.

Chip Shortages Grow For Mature Nodes

Impact felt across many industries, including appliances, smart phones, cars, and industrial equipment.

MicroLEDs Moving From Lab to Fab

Bringing the cost down and yield up on microLED is proving to be formidable, but display companies and LED suppliers are working together toward pr...

Thinner Channels With 2D Semiconductors

Research into new materials booms as the number of manufacturing challenges increases at future nodes.

Fan-Out Packaging Options Grow

Once viewed as a low-cost IC packaging option, fan-out is going mainstream and upstream.

Finding, Predicting EUV Stochastic Defects

Unusual effects at 5/3nm, including fewer defects with double patterning.

Geopolitical And Economic Outlook For Chips And Equipment

Supply-demand imbalances, new markets for advanced chips, and how a dual supply chain could disrupt the chip industry.

The Increasingly Uneven Race To 3nm/2nm

An emphasis on customization, many more packaging options, and rising costs of scaling are changing dynamics across the industry.

Demand, Lead Times Soar For 300mm Equipment

Capacity demand at the leading edge is creating a supply shortage for key manufacturing equipment.

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Round Tables

What’s Next In Fab Tool Technologies?

Experts at the Table: Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography and other next-generation fab technologie...

Applications, Challenges For Using AI In Fabs

Deep learning and digital twins can help identify patterns and ultimately may be able to fix any problems that arise, but it will take awhile.

The Future Of Transistors And IC Architectures

The more compute power, the better. But what's the best way to get there?

AI And High-NA EUV At 3/2/1nm

EUV double patterning likely at 3nm; what comes after that is uncertain.

Challenges Linger For EUV

Experts at the Table: The challenges of putting EUV into production, and why DRAM will require advanced litho in the future.

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Multimedia

Changing The Rules For Chip Scaling

The potential impact of curvilinear photomask capabilities on transistor density.

Virtual Fabrication At 7/5/3nm

Using data from multiple sources to improve yield.

Challenges At 3/2nm

New structures, processes and yield/performance issues.

Using Digital Twins And DL In Lithography

How to speed up manufacturing with inverse lithography technology with complex curvilinear data.

Curvilinear Full-Chip ILT

Why inverse lithography technology has finally come of age.

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