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April 11, 2022

High Volume, Higher Standards: Key Areas to Consider when Choosing a High-Volume Bulk Gas Delivery Solution for Semiconductor Fabrication

Precision gas delivery is extremely important to semiconductor manufacturing. Various gases in varying flow rates are delivered to produce features on silicon wafers used in manufacturing chips. And with semiconductor manufacturing at critical supply chain and intricacy levels today, it’s crucial to deliver these gases in precise quantities with excellent repeatability and stringent purity levels. […]

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February 25, 2022

Navigating the Semiconductor Chip Shortage: 2022’s Outlook

As the digital landscape evolves, semiconductor chips are more needed than ever. Unfortunately, the current semiconductor shortage is impacting every industry that runs on these essential materials—from automotive to consumer electronics to lighting and LEDs and beyond. After 2021’s supply chain challenges, many are looking to 2022 to be the year where the shortage is […]

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November 8, 2021

How to Properly Purify the Gases that Power Today’s Technologies

Precise and reliable gas delivery is a crucial part of semiconductor manufacturing. And with today’s increased costs of manufacturing semiconductors and the recent semiconductor shortage, time can simply not be wasted on compromised gas purity. Semiconductor manufacturing is a complex process where multiple gases in varying flow rates are carefully delivered to process chambers in […]

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October 27, 2021

The Impact of 5G on Semiconductors: Three Things to Know

The tech world is abuzz about 5G—and for good reason. This fifth generation of wireless technology for digital cellular is driving potential for high-tech companies that are developing increasingly connected devices and smart products.  5G is also requiring semiconductor fabs—which produce the chips these devices need to operate—to keep up. The rollout of 5G has […]

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June 8, 2021

Discover a Better Bulk Gas Delivery System: 5 Things to Look For

Today’s digital transformations have driven growth in the semiconductor industry, with the 300mm silicon wafer market expected to increase by 5% in 2021. Along with this growth has come a greater pressure on fabs to increase output. Bulk gas delivery systems that support higher flow rates can solve this need—but they come with engineering hurdles […]

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September 20, 2019

The Properties of Gas Purity: Criteria for a Gas Purification Solution

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been exploring various properties of gas purity. In our first post, we discussed the three primary technologies leveraged in physical gas separation. In our second post, we shifted our focus to gas purification media and the specific trace impurities they eliminate. In this, our final issue of our “The […]

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August 28, 2019

The Properties of Gas Purity: Gas Purification Media

From semiconductors and electronics, to clean energy and solar, industrial manufacturing, and universities, myriad industries rely on high or ultra high purity process gases to support their mission-critical work. In our first issue of our “Properties of Gas Purity” blog series, we covered three primary technologies leveraged for physical gas separation, each ranging in the […]

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