Laser pulses illuminate downturn and recovery

[caption id="attachment_7313" align="alignnone" width="728"] Laser pulses per month for Gigaphoton's KrF and ArF lasers[/caption] I thought this image was a nice illustration of exactly what happened in the most recent industry downturn. The graphic shows the number of pulses per laser, per month, for Gigaphoton's installed base of ArF and KrF lasers. A stepper processing 1,000 wafers per mo... » read more

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