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Top Stories

Ways To Address The Materials Crunch

From neon gas to tool components, the industry is creating more resilient supply chains.

Variation Making Trouble In Advanced Packages

Disaggregating SoCs into multiple chips introduces potential issues that may take years to show up.

High-NA EUV May Be Closer Than It Appears

Tools are coming, but advanced resists and masks need to keep pace.

Wafer Shortage Improvement In Sight For 300mm, But Not 200mm

Suppliers are investing new 300mm capacity, but it’s probably not enough. And despite burgeoning 200mm demand, only Okmetic and new players in Ch...

Shortages Spark Novel Component Lifecycle Solutions

Fabs and equipment vendors are optimizing components in ways that previously were considered unnecessary.

Driving Toward More Rugged, Less Expensive SiC

Silicon carbide is gaining ground, but complex processes and high defectivity are limiting its appeal.

Chip Industry Heads Toward $1T

Continued expansion in new and existing markets points to massive and sustained growth.

Paving The Way To Chiplets

Different interconnect standards and packaging options being readied for mass chiplet adoption.

Photomask Shortages Grow At Mature Nodes

Aging equipment and rising demand are pushing up prices and slowing production.

Big Changes In Materials And Processes For IC Manufacturing

Brewer Science's CTO drills down into everything from purity and bonding to scaling and variation.

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Round Tables

Unsolved Issues In Next-Gen Photomasks

New technologies and data formats will be required below 3nm.

Photomask Challenges At 3nm And Beyond

What are the next lithography-related issues as device scaling continues to the next process nodes?

Business, Technology Challenges Increase For Photomasks

Complexity and costs are rising, and not all litho equipment and processes are fully vetted.

Fan-Out And Packaging Challenges

Experts at the Table: Wafer-level and panel-level approaches, packaging economics, and the need for new materials.

Challenges With Chiplets And Packaging

Experts at the Table: The impact of optics, copper hybrid bonding, more standardized interconnects, and many other technologies under development.

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Multimedia

Deep Learning In Industrial Inspection

Using deep learning to find defects.

Using GPUs In Semiconductor Manufacturing

How to improve accuracy of what gets printed on a photomask, while accelerating the process.

Next-Gen Transistors

Why nanosheets and gate-all-around FETs are the next big shift in transistor structures.

Design Technology Co-Optimization

Fewer surprises, better results, faster time to market.

Open Cavity Plastic Packaging

Dealing with obsolescence through retrofitting.

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