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2012-07-03 08:20:01

TDK developed and launched a high-performance FOUP model compatible with next-generation 450 mm wafers and a new model for 300 mm wafers that offers enhanced cost competitivenessTokyo, July 3, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - TDK Corporation developed two new FOUP* load port models (the TAS450 Type A2 and the TAS300 Type J1) for a semiconductor production equipment. Sales of both models will begin in July 2012.An environment with a high degree of cleanliness is essential for state-of-the-art...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMICON WEST -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today unveiled the semiconductor industry's first bonding system for 450-mm-diameter wafers manufactured from silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates. Building on EVG's leadership in SOI wafer bonding, the new system - dubbed the EVG850SOI/450 mm - was created to support and facilitate the...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

EIN HAROD, Israel, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- InnerSense Ltd., a leading global developer and manufacturer of precision auto-diagnostics instruments for the semiconductors industry, introduced a new system for eliminating handling-related yield loss in 300mm wafer process tools running high volume production. The new system, coined SMW2, consists of a 300mm wafer instrumented with sensitive three dimensional vibration sensors, and a "Smart FOUP(TM)" that serves as a recharge and communication...

2008-06-23 06:00:27

Samsung Electronics and Germany's Siltronic have opened a $1 billion joint venture 300mm silicon wafers plant in Singapore, named Siltronic Samsung Wafer. The 300mm wafers are currently the most advanced and largest diameter silicon wafers in commercial mass production. The plant aims to reach a monthly capacity of 300,000 wafers by 2010. The plant, Samsung's first wafer production site outside South Korea, will supply the company's internal needs as well as customers in the US, Japan,...

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