In an article by David Lammers from Semiconductor International, David reports on comments from new SEMATECH CEO Dan Armbrust made at the SEMATECH Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference in Austin this week: “To be able to do 450 mm equipment development, it will require ver
SEMI Announces Nine New Technical Standards Documents Include Specification for High Purity Water for PV Processing and 450mm FOUP Interface SAN JOSE, Calif. February 25, 2010 – SEMI has published nine new technical standards applicable to the semiconductor, MEMS, FPD and photo
From Solid State Technology Magazine by John Ellis, SEMI February 12, 2010 Background For the lifetime of the semiconductor industry, reduced cost and increased functionality have driven end applications and sales. The main lever inachieving both of these has been through the ever-ad
February 3, 2010 (Pleasanton, CA) – Wright Williams & Kelly, Inc. (WWK), a cost & productivity management software and consulting services company, announced today the start of its 2010 survey on equipment and process timing in the semiconductor industry. The survey results w
In an interesting study we did a couple of years ago at SEMI, we looked at parallels between the aircraft industry and the semiconductor industry. Granted, they seem very much different, but in some ways, in taking advantage laws of physics and exponential growth, they are similar.