TSMC is deploying ASML’s new EUV machine
Taiwan's TSMC expects to deploy one of ASML's high-NA extreme ultraviolet lithography machines in two years' time. The machine allows the chip manufacturer to produce extremely small chips.
TSMC is one of the first chip manufacturers to receive the technology from ASML. The Taiwanese giant has ... Read more
ASML is about to change the chip industry forever
ASML is developing a new EUV machine that produces extraordinarily small chips. The Dutch manufacturer expects to complete the machine before the end of 2023.
ASML builds machines for the world's largest chip manufacturers. ASML's most advanced models work with extreme ultraviolet (EUV), a wavel... Read more
ASML’s second-quarter net profits rise by 38% as demand rallies
One of the world's biggest semiconductors suppliers, ASML, had an optimistic 2021 sales outlook released on Wednesday, where it announced a new share buyback as sales went up. Given that we are in the middle of a chip shortage, it is not surprising that ASML is confident about the future.
On ear... Read more
SK Hynix starts using EUV in DRAM production
SK Hynix announced on Monday that it began producing 10-nm 8GB LPPDR4 mobile DRAM this month. The South Korean giant added that it was applying the extreme ultraviolet process in its production of the latest chip.
The latest chip is the first time that SK Hynix has applied EUV in its DRAM produc... Read more
USA tries to prevent all export of ASML machines to China
The United States is trying to prevent ASML from selling its chip machines to Chinese companies. In addition to the sale of the new EUV machines, the country says the sale of the older DUV machines must also be halted.
In a report, the United States proposes a series of measures to ensure its le... Read more
ASML will be training hundreds of EUV Engineers every year
ASML has opened a new Global EUV Training Center in Taiwan to train 360 EUV Engineers annually to work in the EUV sector.
The new 1.625-square-meter EUV training center in the Tainan Science Park will offer training courses for EUV (extreme ultraviolet) Engineers, including operating EUV machine... Read more
‘Dutch chipgigant ASML victim of Chinese espionage’.
Chinese spies have run off with several large and sensitive files from ASML. This Dutch company is the leading manufacturer of complex lithography machines with which almost every chipbaker makes his microchips.
A few years ago, Chinese spies made use of valuable information from the Dutch company A... Read more
Intel on schedule for 7 nm EUV and again speaks about Moores Law
At the Nasdaq Investors Conference, Intel has for the first time openly updated on the 7 nm EUV trajectory. The problems around 10 nm have no influence on a further reduction, because the 7 nm team works in parallel.
Murthy Renduchintala, CEO and Group President at Intel, reports that the problems a... Read more
Samsung launches production of 7 nanometer chips with EUV technology
Samsung has announced in a blog post that it has started producing a 7 nanometer chip with extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology. It concerns the 7nm low power plus (LPP) chips. With EUV it is possible to work on a smaller area when making chips.
EUV uses a wavelength of 13.5 nanometres for light to ... Read more