Podcast EP142: The Drive Toward a More Sustainable Semiconductor Industry with EMD Electronic’s Anand Nambiar

Podcast EP142: The Drive Toward a More Sustainable Semiconductor Industry with EMD Electronic’s Anand Nambiar
by Daniel Nenni on 02-03-2023 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Anand Nambiar, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Semiconductor Materials at EMD Electronics, the North American Electronics business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Anand has over 23 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry. His previous roles include Associate Director – Quality… Read More


Step into the Future with New Area-Selective Processing Solutions for FSAV

Step into the Future with New Area-Selective Processing Solutions for FSAV
by Bhushan Zope on 11-03-2022 at 6:00 am

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Area selective processing (ASP) is assuming ever greater importance in semiconductor fabrication. ASP involves deposition and removal of materials at the molecular level¾10 nm or less.  Key applications of ASP include self-aligned contacts and fully self-aligned vias (FSAVs), scaling boosters that are essential to continue… Read More


CEO Interview: Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA

CEO Interview: Kai Beckmann, Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA
by Daniel Nenni on 08-12-2022 at 6:00 am

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Kai Beckmann is a Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and the CEO of Electronics. He is responsible for the Electronics business sector, which he has been leading since September 2017. In October 2018, Kai Beckmann also took over the responsibility for the Darmstadt site and In-house Consulting. In… Read More


Podcast EP93: The Unique Role of EMD Electronics to Enable Technology Advances Across Our Industry

Podcast EP93: The Unique Role of EMD Electronics to Enable Technology Advances Across Our Industry
by Daniel Nenni on 07-08-2022 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Dr. Jacob Woodruff, Head of Technology Scouting and Partnerships with EMD Electronics, where he works to find and advance external early stage and disruptive technologies in the semiconductor and display materials space. Dr. Woodruff is an experienced technologist, having managed global R&D groups developing… Read More


Integrating Materials Solutions with Alex Yoon of Intermolecular

Integrating Materials Solutions with Alex Yoon of Intermolecular
by Daniel Nenni on 03-04-2022 at 6:00 am

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I had a follow-on discussion with Alex Yoon from our podcast last year.  He is as a Head of Strategic and Emerging Technologies and partnerships at Intermolecular, part of EMD electronics.

Prior to joining EMD electronics, he was Senior Technical Director at Lam Research, led activities in emerging memory and novel materials … Read More


Webinar: Rapid Exploration of Advanced Materials (for Ferroelectric Memory)

Webinar: Rapid Exploration of Advanced Materials (for Ferroelectric Memory)
by Tom Dillinger on 03-30-2021 at 6:00 am

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There are many unsung heroes in our industry – companies that provide unique services and expertise that enable the rapid advances in fabrication process development that we’ve come to rely upon.  Some of these companies offer “back-end” services, assisting semiconductor fabs with yield diagnostic engineering and failure… Read More