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Applied Materials Fields Cobalt Solution for MOL

Applied Materials has introduced a set of processes that enable cobalt to be used instead of tungsten and copper for contacts and middle-of-line interconnects.

Companies Ready Cobalt for MOL, Gate Fill

As cobalt begins to replace tungsten at the smaller-dimension interconnect layers, Applied Materials is readying process flows and E-beam inspection solutions.

Logic Densities Advance at IEDM 2017

At the International Electron Devices Meeting, logic platform presentations from GlobalFoundries and Intel featured Moore’s Law density scaling.

Enabling the A.I. Era

Industry experts talked about how artificial intelligence will require innovation at all levels of the electronics industry, during a recent panel assembled by Applied Materials.

EUV Leads the Next Generation Litho Race

As previously reported by Solid State Technology, the eBeam Initiative recently reported the results of its lithography perceptions and mask-makers’ surveys.

GlobalFoundries Turns the Corner

Stronger than expected demand for AMD’s 14nm-based processors has boosted GlobalFoundries. “We are chasing more demand than we planned on.” –Fab 8 general manager Tom Caulfield.

Silicon Photonics Technology Developments

GlobalFoundries provides breakthrough technologies.

Mentor Graphics Team Receives the Harvey Rosten Award for Thermal Heatsink Optimization Methodology

Mentor Graphics Corporation today announced that Dr. Robin Bornoff, Dr. John Parry and John Wilson, a team from Mentor Graphics Mechanical Analysis Division, received the Harvey Rosten Award for Excellence in thermal modeling and analysis of electronics.

Deep Learning Could Boost Yields, Increase Revenues

Deep learning is “a shiny new hammer” that chip industry may figure out how to use.

Linde Invests Over EUR 110M in China to Strengthen Position as Supplier of Choice for Electronics Manufacturers

Gases and engineering company The Linde Group, through its electronics gases joint venture in China, Linde LienHwa, is expanding its commitment to China and the Asia Pacific region through investments of over EUR 110 million.


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