Applied Materials Highlights Innovations for Semiconductor Manufacturing at Semicon West 2011 - Showcases Eight New Products
(Thomson Reuters ONE (English) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 12, 2011 - Applied Materials, Inc. will showcase its
technology innovations for producing future generations of microchips this week
at Semicon West 2011 in San Francisco. Applied has introduced eight products
over the last few weeks - all focused on enabling customers to solve the key
challenges of manufacturing in a new era of chip design complexity.
"We are excited to be announcing new semiconductor technologies for
manufacturing some of the most critical and challenging structures in our
customers' new chip designs," said Mike Splinter, chairman and chief executive
officer of Applied Materials. "These products from our Silicon Systems Group
will enable chipmakers to address the inflections in new materials and
architectures that will usher in a new era of high performance and functionality
to satisfy the relentless demand for smarter, more connected mobile devices."
Applied's eight new products are designed to unlock the full potential of these
high-performance devices, from the interconnect wiring to the most advanced
transistor gate structures. These systems include: the Reflexion(®) GT CMP for
tungsten, the Vantage(®) Vulcan(TM) RTP, the Centura(®) DPN HD, the Endura(®)
Versa XLR(TM) W PVD, the Endura HAR Cobalt PVD, the Centura Integrated Gate
Stack(TM), the Producer(®) Black Diamond(®) 3 and the Producer Nanocure(TM) 3.
For details on Applied's latest chipmaking systems, visit
"The drive for greater speed and power efficiency is pushing the boundaries of
scaling to find new solutions for our customers that enable manufacturing down
to the atomic level with incredible precision and control," said Dr. Randhir
Thakur, executive vice president and general manager of the Silicon Systems
Group at Applied Materials. "Process complexity has increased considerably and
our multi-technology portfolio of products provides customers with integration
solutions that can lower their process development times. Deep and early
engagements with customers and R&D centers worldwide have enabled us deliver
differentiated products for manufacturing advanced transistors, interconnects,
3D architectures and packaging. This is exactly where Applied's continued
innovation and experience enable us to lead and excel."
For convenient access to Applied's activities this year, please visit our
virtual home at Semicon West 2011 at www.appliedmaterials.com/events/semicon-
west-2011. This multi-media resource site links to product information, seminar
schedules and other events.
Applied Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT) is the global leader in providing
innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of
advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products. Our
technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar
panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the
world. At Applied Materials, we turn today's innovations into the industries of
tomorrow. Learn more at www.appliedmaterials.com.
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