LabX Articles


LabX Enters Our 20th Year

As we enter 2015, we are humbled to have played a unique part in helping advance scientific research over the past 20 years, and we are even more excited for the future of LabX and the developments which are forthcoming.

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n-type Technology and Equipment

n-PASHA Alliance Awarded 100 MW n-type Technology and Equipment Order for Nexolon Turnkey Project in USA. This order is the first phase of a planned 200 MW turnkey project for Nexolon.

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KLA-Tencor's updated LED wafer inspection tool boosts throughput, efficiency

by James Montgomery

KLA-Tencor says its new fourth-generation LED wafer inspection system achieves greater flexibility, increased throughput, and improved efficiency for inspecting defects and performing 2D metrology in LED applications, as well as MEMS and semiconductor wafers (up to 200mm).

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Ultratech Introduces New Laser Spike Anneal Products With Novel, Proprietary Dual-Beam Technology

Ultratech Expands its Application Space by introducing two new laser spike anneal (LSA) products based on its proprietary dual-beam laser technology, which enables expanded processing capabilities compared to conventional millisecond annealing tools.

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A Clock that Will Last Forever

by Lynn Yarris

Berkeley Lab Researchers Propose a Way to Build the First Space-Time Crystal Imagine a clock that will keep perfect time forever, even after the heat-death of the universe. This is the “wow” factor behind a device known as a “space-time crystal,” a four-dimensional crystal that has periodic...

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IBM research in Zurich points to super low power chips

by Richard Wilson

IBM is working with scientists at ETH Zurich to demonstrate the first-ever direct mapping of the formation of a persistent spin helix in a semiconductor.

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New chip captures power from multiple sources

by David L. Chandler

System developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run monitoring systems.

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Europe's decade of shame

by David Manners

The post 2000 decade was a Lost Decade for Europe's semiconductor industry, Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons, told IFS2012 yesterday. "It's been quite shameful," he said.

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Semiconductor Industry Association tips their hat to House and Senate Committees

by Caroline Kazmierski

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today applauded the House of Representatives and the Senate Appropriations Committees’ support for increased funding levels for both the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the...

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President Obama speaks at Albany Nano-Tech Complex today

by Meredith Courtemanche

Semiconductor foundry GLOBALFOUNDRIES will help host the presidential visit, which had to move from GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ new Fab 8 to the college for logistical reasons. CNSE is a global education, research, development and technology deployment resource dedicated to preparing the next generation of...

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Intel CEO predicts DOOM for fab industry and competitors

by Iain Thomson

The semiconductor industry is at a major inflection point Intel's CEO Paul Otellini predicted today at the company's analyst day, with the increasing cost of manufacturing causing a shake-out among the biggest chip players that, he said, would only leave two or three companies at the leading edge...

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Plasma-Therm Wins VLSIresearch 2011 10 BEST Awards

VLSIresearch has announced that Plasma-Therm, LLC has been awarded by equipment users as one of the 10 BEST 2011 Suppliers of Chip Making Equipment and one of THE BEST 2011 Small Suppliers of Wafer Processing Equipment.

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Read the 2nd Quarterly 2011 GTS Slice Newsletter.

In this issue we are very excited to present to you our inventory of dicing saws. Each tool listed has a brief description and a link that will bring you to the detailed view on our web site.

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Vertical Inline Curing Oven Designed to Fit in Smaller Facilities

Designed for high output semiconductor production. The vertical design allows for more usable space in any facility, and is specially designed to fit in smaller facilities.

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Thin Film Measurement at the Simple Push of a Button

Horiba Scientific's Auto SE is a new thin film measurement tool that allows fully automatic analysis of thin films at the simple push of a button. Sample analysis takes only a few seconds & provides a complete report of film thicknesses, optical constants, surface roughness & film non-homogeneities.

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Read the Giorgio 2011 First Edition GTS Slice Newsletter.

Geared to inform our customers what’s going on @ www.gtsaz.com Over the past 6 months GTS has been busy refurbishing Dicing Saw’s for numerous customers needs. Have you had the time to visit the www.allthingsdicing forum?

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New UV Dicing Tape Offers Improved Bottom Side Chipping Resistance when Sawing Substrates

The 6360 Series UV Dicing Tape from Giorgio Technology Sales/Service has a unique adhesive chemistry and architecture. GTS offers the total package - Tape AND Mounters, Frames, Curing Systems.

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