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  • Last update: Tuesday 25 November 2014 [39 news items]

ASML lands EUV tool orders from TSMC

Nov 25, 16:01

Lithography system vendor ASML announced on November 24 that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has ordered two NXE:3350B EUV systems for delivery in 2015 with the...

Contrel invests in PSS production using soft mask photolithography

Oct 31, 12:12

Contrel Technology, which makes TFT-LCD, PV and LED inspection and testing equipment, will invest in production of PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) using soft mask photolithography...

Chime Ball Technology shipping direct-imaging exposure lithography equipment

Jan 9, 15:41

PCB equipment supplier Chime Ball Technology, in cooperation with US-based Maskless Lithography, has delivered its newly developed direct-imaging (DI) exposure equipment to clients...

TSMC R&D VP recognized for contributions to lithographic manufacturing

Jun 26, 15:02

Burn J Lin, VP of R&D at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has been recognized for his invention of liquid immersion lithography. The breakthrough allows the...

TSMC reiterates plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

May 10, 10:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated plans to build its first 450mm (18-inch) pilot production lines, which will offer FinFET transistor technology at...

TSMC talks about plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

GIS to expand lithography process-based production to develop thin-film type products

Dec 26, 15:17

Touch screen maker GIS, which is a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, is reportedly planning to increase its capacitive thin-film type capacity for producing more lithography process-based...

ASML reportedly purchasing more components from Taiwan

Nov 14, 11:13

Lithography tool vendor ASML has increased its component orders to Taiwan makers, and also added new suppliers, according to industry sources.

ASML to acquire litho light source supplier Cymer

Oct 18, 10:25

ASML and Cymer have entered into a definitive agreement under which ASML will acquire all outstanding shares of Cymer in a cash-and-stock transaction currently valued at EUR1.95 billion...

TSMC joins Intel to play part of ASML co-investment program

Aug 6, 10:29

TSMC on August 5 announced that the firm has joined ASML's customer co-investment program, aimed at accelerating the development and industrialization of key next-generation semiconductor...

Touch panel makers expanding lithography capacity

Jun 1, 16:32

As touch-enabled devices' screens are becoming thinner with slimmer bezels, some touch panel makers are expanding lithography capacity for their thin-film process, sources said.

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Can Nikon or Canon ever again catch ASML? asks Information Network

Apr 3, 11:12

A decade ago it was a three company race to achieve dominance in the semiconductor lithography market, but ASML has emerged as the clear leader with no signs of relinquishing its...

ASML updates EUV progress

Mar 2, 01:05

ASML has been developing the next generation of its NXE-series EUV lithography machines, the 3300 series, according to Peter Jenkins, VP of marketing at the Dutch fab tool supplier...

Peter Jenkins of ASML

New ASML-IMEC deal demos move to EUV lithography

Oct 11, 10:33

IMEC has announced that it has signed a new agreement with ASML for a period of five years (2011-2015). The pair's continued collaboration guarantees the global semiconductor ecosystem...

ASML NXE:3100 for EUV litho at an IMEC cleanroom

Cymer expects revenues to double

Jul 15, 17:05

Cymer expects its business to double by 2015 from 2010 thanks to development of the company's emerging products. Specializing in excimer laser illumination sources for deep ultraviolet...

Lithography back on track as dominant chip gear, says Information Network

Jan 7, 10:46

After a plunge to 16% of the semiconductor equipment market in 2009, the lithography sector surged in 2010 to a 26.5% share of the global market, according to The Information Netwo...

Rexchip reportedly orders EUV lithography tool from ASML

Dec 7, 02:25

ASML has recently invited DRAM companies to make early reservations for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography tools to avoid a repeat of early 2010, when immersion scanners saw constrained...

Explosive growth of LED driver ICs truly unparalleled, says Petrov Group

Sep 23, 14:10

A bottom-up analysis of product portfolio, business performance, and technology and manufacturing trends of 25 IC vendors confirms the explosive growth of LED driver ICs, according...

Macronix announces equipment purchase

Stockwatch - Aug 10, 16:05

Macronix International has announced an equipment purchase worth 76.44 million euro (US$100.72 million) from ASML, which supplies lithography systems, via a company filing with the...

Ju Teng ready to adopt NIL technology for production

Jul 16, 14:16

Chassis maker Ju Teng International Holdings is ready to introduce nano imprint lithography (NIL) technology to its production lines, but monthly capacity of the new production technology...

TSMC to take delivery of EUV lithography system in 2011, says R&D head

Jun 25, 10:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will take delivery of its first extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography system from ASML in 2011 paving the way for the company to...

Shang-yi Chiang, head of R&D at TSMC

ASML adds staff to meet surge in orders

Jun 14, 15:30

Lithography equipment supplier ASML has rehired 700 employees that were previously laid off, as well as recruiting several hundreds of new staff, to meet a big surge in demand for...

Litho market drops 47% in 2009, says The Information Network

Mar 19, 10:01

Lithography tools for semiconductor manufacturing dropped 47% in 2009 on top of a 25% drop in 2008, according to The Information Network.

TSMC to take delivery of ASML EUV lithography system

Feb 22, 10:45

ASML Holding today announced that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will take delivery of a Twinscan NXE:3100 extreme ultra-violet (EUV) lithography system. This tool...

Taiwan DRAM makers see delays in immersion litho delivery

Jan 25, 15:28

Growing delivery lead times for immersion scanner equipment is likely to interrupt Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories' planned technology transition to sub-50nm in 2010, according...

DRAM makers shift focus away from expanding capacity, says iSuppli

Nov 6, 11:41

After engaging in a massive capital spending program during the middle of the decade, the worldwide DRAM industry now has sufficient manufacturing capacity to last through 2012, causing...

ASML upbeat on micro-lithography growth

Oct 12, 15:47

Customers have turned more active in placing orders, according to Antonio Mesquida Kusters, Director of Market Intelligence for ASML. Citing predictions by research firms, Kusters...

Antonio Mesquida Küsters, Director of Market Intelligence for ASML

Elpida reportedly developing die-shrink 50nm process without expenditure on new tools

Jul 15, 16:03

Elpida Memory has been quietly developing a technology based on its existing 65nm equipment for DRAM production, to enable a die shrink to 50nm, industry sources have claimed. The...

Elpida chip

Cymer ships laser-produced plasma EUV lithography source to ASML

Jul 14, 15:15

Cymer, which specializes in excimer laser illumination sources for deep ultraviolet (DUV) photolithography systems, has kicked off shipments of what it claims is the world's first...

TSMC joins CEA-Leti program on multiple e-beam lithography

Jul 6, 17:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced it will join a three-year program led by the CEA-Leti research institute on electron-beam (e-beam) maskless lithography...

TSMC sees delay in e-beam equipment delivery

May 18, 12:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen a delay in the delivery of 300mm multiple electron-beam (e-beam) maskless lithography equipment from Mapper Lithography...

Hermes Microvision lands e-beam equipment order from SMIC

Mar 23, 16:14

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has placed orders for three e-beam inspection systems for 45nm and below production with Hermes Microvision (HMI), a subsidiary...

Semiconductor lithography sector continues to outperform rest of market, says The Information Network

Mar 23, 11:40

High-priced equipment enabled the semiconductor lithography sector to grow to 25% of entire front-end equipment processing market in 2008, according to market research firm The Information...

Foundries freeze procurement of new lithography tools for 2009, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:08

As foundries will likely suffer a utilization rate of less than 40% in the first quarter of 2009, orders for new lithography tools are currently limited, according to a Chinese-language...

ASML to start shipping EUV systems for sub 22nm node by 2010

Dec 25, 16:39

Shipments of semiconductor equipment supplier ASM Lithography's (ASML's) extreme ultraviolet (EUV) systems for 22nm and sub-22nm process nodes are expected to kick off by 2010, according...

KW Cheng, the strategic sales and marketing vice president of Asia Pacific

Applied Materials introduces aerial imaging to boost lithography productivity

Dec 1, 10:54

Applied Materials has announced its Applied Aera2 for lithography system. Using the system's IntenCD technology in the fab, semiconductor manufacturers can improve wafer critical...

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