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Applied Materials holds solar technology innovation summit conference in China

Apr 20, 12:11

Applied Materials' Solar Technology Center in Xi'an, western China, will hold a solar technology innovation summit on April 20, according to the company. The center is an R&D...

Applied Materials introduces advanced CVD films to enable metal oxide-based high resolution displays

Mar 21, 12:25

Applied Materials has announced new PECVD film technology to produce higher-performance, high-resolution displays for next-generation tablet PCs and TVs. Available on Applied's AKT-PECVD...

ASML unseats Applied in semiconductor equipment ranking, says VLSI

Mar 16, 14:25

VLSI Research has released its 2011 top semiconductor equipment suppliers ranking. During the year, Advantest closed its acquisition of Verigy in July and Applied Materials acquired...

China solar PV equipment suppliers grab further market-share gains, says Solarbuzz

Jan 17, 15:32

Ambitious solar PV manufacturing capacity investments across the Asia Pacific region during 2011 have provided substantial revenue growth for local solar equipment suppliers, according...

Global high-tech industries to see rebound in 2H12, says Applied executive

Dec 21, 12:05

Global high-tech industries will start heating up in the second half of 2012, with the semiconductor sector to trigger the business rebound driven by demand for mobile applications,...

Erix Yu of Applied Materials

Applied Materials completes Varian takeover

Nov 14, 10:54

Applied Materials has completed its acquisition of Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates. This takeover enhances Applied's portfolio with ion implantation technology, a market...

High-efficiency cells set for rapid growth, propping up solar industry profits, says IHS

Sep 29, 09:59

In a development that could slow the downward spiral of prices and profit margins in the solar industry, the market share of high-efficiency crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic...

China has won the solar war, says Information Network

Sep 8, 15:18

Weakening demand claimed its first victim with the bankruptcy of Evergreen Solar. Solar Power Industries in PA closed its doors in May. Spectrawatt, the solar cell manufacturer that...

Applied Materials announces system for solar manufacturing

Sep 1, 10:38

Applied Materials has announced its new Applied Baccini Pegaso solar PV cell manufacturing platform that fabricates electrical circuits on both sides of a solar cell - a process that...

Commentary: CIGS firms face tough competition

Aug 2, 15:48

Price competition among polysilicon solar cells have been causing the price for copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film solar cells to decrease as well. As governments in...

Efun selects Applied Materials system for production of touch screen films

Jul 22, 15:35

Taiwan-based Efun Technology, a manufacturer of critical components for touch screens, LCD monitors and backlight modules, has started to produce flexible substrates coated with indium...

Applied Materials HCT B5 wire saws selected by GCL-Poly for solar manufacturing

May 12, 13:43

Applied Materials has announced that GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, China's largest producer of polysilicon wafers for solar PV applications in 2010, has placed a significant order for...

Big to grow bigger in fab tool market, says The Information Network

May 5, 13:42

Applied Materials' planned acquisition of Varian Semiconductor will strengthen its dominance of the global semiconductor equipment market, according to The Information Network.

Applied Materials remains PV-tool leader but Centrotherm eyeing the spot in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jan 18, 11:05

The leading equipment beneficiary during 2010 was Applied Materials with strong process tool supply to tier-1 cell manufacturers, supplemented by deferred revenue recognition from...

Solar equipment sales grow 34% in 2010, says Information Network

Dec 21, 10:40

Equipment used to manufacture solar cells will grow 34% in 2010, according to The Information Network.

Applied rolls out new etcher for advanced memory and logic production

Dec 1, 12:10

Applied Materials has launched a silicon etch system - the Centris AdvantEdge Mesa Etch - for the high-throughput production of advanced memory and logic chips.

Applied Materials claims breakthrough in CVD for advanced chip designs

Aug 25, 11:32

Applied Materials has unveiled a new chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technology capable of electrically isolating the densely-packed transistors in 20nm-and-below memory and logic...

Eterna FCVD system

Chip equipment market grows 43% in 1Q10, says VLSI Research

Jul 8, 14:33

The semiconductor equipment market reached US$10.36 billion in the first quarter of 2010, growing 43% from US$7.24 billion in the prior quarter, according to VLSI Research. The figure...

Applied Materials still top PV manufacturing equipment supplier in 2009, says VLSI Research

May 20, 11:59

Applied Materials was the largest supplier of PV manufacturing equipment for the second year in a row with revenues from this sector exceeding US$1 billion, according to VLSI Resea...

Wild semiconductor thin film equipment market in 2009, says The Information Network

May 19, 10:14

The film deposition equipment market for chip manufacturing was down 38% in 2009, but on a sector-by-sector basis, sales dropped between 8.7% to 71.7%, according to The Information...

Leading China-based PV makers head-hunting from international firms

Apr 27, 15:03

Leading China-based makers of PV products, including Trina Solar, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings and LDK Solar, are recruiting professionals and executives from Taiwan as well as international...

Chip equipment spending down 46% in 2009, says Gartner

Apr 12, 09:43

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled US$16.6 billion in 2009, a 45.8% decline from 2008, according to Gartner. In major segments, wafer fab equipment dropped...

Get ready for a solar push, says The Information Network

Apr 7, 09:59

World economies are inching up out of an economic quagmire and oil is at an 18 month high, which will have big implications on the solar industry. High oil prices will begin to fuel...

Applied says 2010 revenues to grow over 60%

Mar 31, 13:54

Applied Materials has said it now expects fiscal 2010 net sales to be more than 60% higher than in fiscal 2009, compared to its previous forecast of up more than 50%. The fab-tool...

Applied upbeat on chip and display outlook; to work closer with Asia customers

Newswatch - Mar 12, 17:01

Capital spending in the semiconductor industry is expected to reach US$21-23 billion in 2010, up from around US$13 million in 2009, according to Mike Splinter, chairman and chief...

Mike Splinter, chairman and chief executive of Applied Materials

Applied to beef up display, solar equipment production in Taiwan

Mar 11, 16:30

Applied Materials has announced the opening of its newly-expanded Tainan Manufacturing Center, Taiwan. The nearly 15,000-square meter facility will enhance Applied's capability to...

Applied Tainan Manufacturing Center

TSMC purchases US$4.5 billion worth of equipment in 2009

Jan 5, 11:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent more than NT$145 billion (US$4.57 billion) on machinery equipment in 2009, while rival United Microelectronics Corporation...

Motech selects Applied Materials technology for double printing of solar cells

Oct 21, 10:57

Applied Materials has announced that Motech Solar has installed and qualified an Applied Baccini back-end line for double printing applications at its volume production facility in...

Applied Materials, ITRI team up for 3D chip stack technology

Oct 15, 16:53

Applied Materials has announced its collaboration with the Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to accelerate the development and commercialization...

Applied-ITRI collaboration on development of 3D IC technology

Applied inks 5-year contract to support PV module facility in China

Sep 23, 15:43

Applied Materials announced on September 22 that it has signed a five-year contract with ENN Solar Energy to support the China-based thin-film developer's photovoltaic (PV) module...

TSMC spends more on equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 19, 15:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced a total of 20 purchases of machinery equipment, worth NT$17.72 billion (US$537 million), since July 13.

SPP buys Aviza assets for MEMS expansion

Aug 18, 16:32

California-based semiconductor equipment supplier Aviza Technology, which in June filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has inked a deal to sell assets to Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP)...

UMC gearing up for 40nm

Jul 24, 15:02

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has been working closely with customers, including FPGA specialist Xilinx, to volume produce 45/40nm products at its 300mm (12-inch) fabs,...

Taiwan should implement aggressive renewable energy policy, says Applied chairman

Jun 8, 14:58

Taiwan should be more active in following the worldwide trend where leading economies are rushing to capitalize on renewable energy to create a green economy that will be accompanied...

Applied Materials CEO Mike Splinter

AMEC obtains ruling in dispute with Applied

Jun 2, 16:46

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) has obtained a ruling on a summary judgment motion it filed in its trade secret dispute with Applied Materials, according to the China-based...

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    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

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    Applied Producer InVia dielectric deposition system

    Applied Materials has added to its line of 3D chip packaging solutions with the launch of its Applied Producer InVia dielectric deposition system. Using a proprietary CVD process,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 31.

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    Applied Reflexion GT

    Applied Materials has launched its Applied Reflexion GT system for advanced metal CMP applications. Key to the new system is its dual-mode architecture, enabling two wafers to be...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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    Applied iSYS

    Applied Materials has unveiled what it claims is the industry's first fully-integrated abatement and vacuum pumping solution for controlling emissions in the semiconductor fab. ...

    Photo: Company, Dec 2.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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