A primary challenge chemical suppliers to the semiconductor industry face is maintaining purity throughout the chemical’s manufacturing process, storage, handling, filtering, and transport to the end customer. It is not always easy to know what to look for in chemical transport and delivery systems for safety and high purity.
Much as a bolt of lightning can strike in one spot and travel, creating a path of destruction in its wake, a single electrostatic discharge can have a similar effect on a semiconductor manufacturer’s bottom line. This new approach removes the charge from the media, reduces required ground wiring, maintains tubing strength, and allows an uninterrupted dissipation path to ground throughout the entire fluid circuit.
This white paper explains the importance of applying purification science to managing the gas supply purity from the source throughout all the wafer process steps to ensure the highest device yield in semiconductor, display, LED, solar, and data storage applications.
This white paper highlights opportunities to eliminate oxygen from essential film deposition processes during advanced logic, LED, and OLEDs. It also explains, where possible, how using purification products designed to remove oxygen containing contaminants provides an effective first-line defense against device failure.
This paper explains the challenges inherent in designing pods for EUV lithography and proposes solutions that will allow more fabs to implement advanced lithography nodes at their facilities.
This paper looks at the challenges posed by relying on traditional glass bottles to pack, store, ship, and deliver clean process chemicals, alternatives that have been explored, and a viable solution to these challenges.
High-Speed Digital Design
April 28, 2020
In a world of increasing power distribution network (PDN) complexity, relying on a traditional datasheet approach to power integrity (PI) in your high-speed digital design is no longer an option. Rogue voltage waves can go undetected until late in the design process, resulting in costly re-spins. Avoid risks and failures with a modern approach. Explore a combined simulation and measurement workflow that covers the whole PI ecosystem, starting from pre-layout.
Realizing Bottom Line Profits from Wafer Carrier Selection
April 21, 2020
This paper looks at the role of front-end to back-end wafer handling carriers, advanced design criteria, and their impact on yields.
In the Age of A.I., Cloud Analytics Becomes an Enabling Technology
February 18, 2020
To achieve the goal of smart manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturers are leveraging Artificial intelligence (AI), Cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to improve engineering productivity, product quality and more efficiently guard against events that harm yield. One of these enabling technologies, Cloud computing, is helping semiconductor manufacturers overcome various challenges allowing them to be more
productive and cost efficient.