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IC Makers Maximize 300mm, 200mm Wafer Capacity (Design & Reuse; Oct 13, 2017)

IFTLE 339 Will 450mm Equipment Keep Si the Fine Feature WLCSP Solution? (SST SMD Community, June 14, 2017)

450mm Wafer Manufacturing Transition (TSMC, 2017)

450mm SEMI Standard Silicon Wafer Specifications (SVM, 2017)

Transition to 18-inch wafers remains years away, says Applied (Digitimes; March 6, 2017)

TSMC Looks at E-Beam as Possible Alternative to EUV (Electronics Weekly, Apr. 26, 2017)

Intel will finally finish Fab 42 in Arizona, bring new 7nm capacity online (ExtremeTech; Feb 8, 2017)

450mm Silicon Wafers Aren’t Happening Any Time Soon as Major Consortium Collapses (ExtremeTech, Jan. 13, 2017)

Future of SUNY Poly's 450mm program in doubt (TimesUnion; Jan 10, 2017)

Number of IC Manufacturers Using 300mm Wafers Less than Half Using 200mm Wafers (IC Insights; Dec 16, 2016)

Saving Energy in the Fab (SemiEngin; Nov 9, 2016)

450mm focus switches to 300mm, 200mm development (ElecWeekly; Oct 7, 2016)

Wafer Size to Dominated by 300mm and to Continue Increasing Through 2020 (China Times; Oct 7, 2016)

450mm and Other Emergency Measures (SemiEngin; Sept 22, 2016)

450mm: Cleanliness Spec Proposal for Containers (SEMI; Aug 9, 2016)

Mapping the Geographic Reach of 450mm at SEMICON West (F450C; Aug 4, 2016)

Nikon set to start 450mm wafer patterning in Albany (TimesUnion; July 26, 2016)

In the Space of Five Years, It Looks like 450mm Manufacturing Has Become Surplus to Current Requirements (newelectronics; June 28, 2016) 

The Mirage (Elec Weekly; June 17, 2016) 

Immersion Lithography Scanner Readiness for Volume Manufacturing on 450mm Substrates (IEEE, June 16, 2016)

Estimation of Number of PGV for a 450mm Fab: FA: Factory Automation (IEEE, June 16, 2016)

Advanced CMP Processes for 450mm Applications (IEEE, June 16, 2016)

450mm PVD MHM TiN Process Development and Process Chamber Evaluation Using DC Power System (IEEE, June 16, 2016)

F450C and G450C Members Meet at SUNY Poly's Albany Site (F450C; May 24, 2016) 

Number of 300mm IC wafer fabs expected to reach 100 in 2016  (SST; Apr 16, 2016)

Number of 300mm IC Wafer Fabs Expected to Reach 100 in 2016 (EMS Now; Apr 15, 2016)

State Budget Plans $60 million to go directly to SUNY Poly Computer Chip Partnership (AlbanyReview; Jan 15, 2016)

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