Monday 19 February 2024
South Korean chip tool makers voice apprehension over SIA's lobby to expand export ban
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) is said to be lobbying the Biden Administration to require semiconductor equipment suppliers in allies, including Japan and South Korea,...
Wednesday 31 January 2024
South Korean chip tool firms eager to grab EUV process market shares
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are engaging process equipment investments targeting high-bandwidth memory and DDR5. South Korean semiconductor equipment makers are participating...
Friday 17 March 2023
Chinese chipmaking technology development may stall at 40nm scale
With the US looking to broaden its chip tool ban against China with new rules set to be implemented in April, SMIC and other China-based foundries will have to halt the development...
Tuesday 15 September 2009
KLA-Tencor extends reticle inspection systems to 2Xnm
KLA-Tencor has introduced the Teron 600-series reticle defect inspection system to address a major transition in mask design at the 2Xnm logic (3Xnm half-pitch memory) node. The new...
Thursday 11 June 2009
ACM Research finding strength in megasonic cleaning tool: Q&A with CEO David Wang
ACM Research has developed a 300mm single-wafer megasonic cleaning tool, which has been adopted by several leading foundry houses, according to company founder and CEO David Wang...
Thursday 4 June 2009
Cleaning tool maker Zestron adds technical center in Shanghai
Cleaning-equipment specialist Zestron has opened its second technical center in Shanghai to increase local support in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the company.