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The Next Advanced Packages

New approaches aim for better performance, more flexibility — and for some, lower cost.

Improving Reliability For GaN And SiC

Why these chips are gaining ground, and what still needs to be addressed.

Challenges For Compute-In-Memory Accelerators

The key is to build these with real devices because the application has to work.

The Good And Bad Of Chiplets

IDMs leverage chiplet models, others are still working on it.

Latest IC Outlook: More Uncertainty

Analysis: Downturn is likely, but there are some bright spots.

EUV’s Uncertain Future At 3nm And Below

Manufacturing chips at future nodes is possible from a technology standpoint, but that's not the only consideration.

Challenges In Stacking, Shrinking And Inspecting Next-Gen...

One-on-one with Lam CTO Rick Gottscho.

Compute-In Memory Accelerators Up-End Network Design Trad...

Compute paradigm shifting as more data needs to be processed more quickly.

What’s Next With AI In Fabs?

Where machine/deep learning is useful and where it's not.

Scaling CMOS Image Sensors

Manufacturing issues grow as cameras become more sophisticated.

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Round Tables

What’s Next With AI In Fabs?

Where machine/deep learning is useful and where it's not.

How And Where ML Is Being Used In IC Manufacturing

Experts at the Table: ML is playing a bigger role in metrology and lithography, but it can't replace physics-based models.

What Machine Learning Can Do In Fabs

Experts at the Table: It's not as accurate as simulation, but it's a lot faster.

Making And Protecting Advanced Masks

Experts at the Table: AI, EUV pellicles and inverse lithography are hot topics in mask making today.

Inspecting, Patterning EUV Masks

Experts at the Table: EUV mask making requires certain tools, but are the solutions ready?

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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.

Manufacturing Printed Sensors

An inside look at the unique properties and uses of this technology.

Process Window Optimization

How to deal with variation, and interactions between various types of variation.

Material Choices In Printed Temperature Sensors

How printed sensors compare with sensors in chips.

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