7nm, 5nm, 3nm: The new materials and transistors that will take us to the limits of Moore’s law
At Semicon West 2013, the annual mecca for chipmakers and their capital equipment manufacturers, Applied Materials has detailed the road beyond 14nm, all the way down to 3nm and possibly beyond.
ISO 14644-8
ISO 14644-8, Cleanrooms and associate controlled environments — Part 8: Classification of airborne molecular contamination became a Standard in 2006. This document was developed by the Secretaria...
Cleanroom software engineering
The Cleanroom software engineering process is a software development process intended to produce software with a certifiable level of reliability. The Cleanroom process was originally developed by Ha...
Human decontamination
Human decontamination is the process of cleansing the human body to remove contamination by hazardous materials including chemicals, radioactive substances, and infectious material.
Persons suspec...
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ISO 14698-2
ISO 14698-2, Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments--Biocontamination control, Part 2: Evaluation and interpretation of biocontamination data became available October 2003.ISO 14698-2 gives...
Semiconductor device fabrication
Semiconductor device fabrication is the process used to create the integrated circuits that are present in everyday electrical and electronic devices. It is a multiple-step sequence of photo lithograp...
ISO 14644-6
ISO 14644-6: Vocabulary as an important document for any contamination control professional. This document describes all the terms and definitions in all the ISO 14644 and ISO 14698. In March 2008 thi...
Laminar flow
In fluid dynamics, laminar flow (or streamline flow) occurs when a fluid flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers. At low velocities, the fluid tends to flow without lateral mix...
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FED-STD-209E
FED-STD-209 E Airborne Particulate Cleanliness Classes in Cleanrooms and Cleanzones was canceled on November 29, 2001 by the United States General Services Administration (GSA). Recommended by Institu...
SEMATECH
SEMATECH (from Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology) is a not-for-profit consortium that performs research and development to advance chip manufacturing. SEMATECH has broad engagement with various s...
Plascore Incorporated
Plascore Incorporated manufactures honeycomb core, cleanrooms, and composite panels marketed under the brand Plascore. Honeycomb is used in aerospace, marine, military, safety, transportation, and oth...
ISO 14644-1
ISO 14644-1, Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments — Part 1: Classification of air cleanliness, was the first ISO 14644 International Standard prepared by ISO Technical Committee 209 ...
Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces
Antimicrobial copper-alloy touch surfaces can prevent frequently touched surfaces from serving as reservoirs for the spread of pathogenic microbes. This is especially true in healthcare facilities, wh...
Airlock
An airlock is a device which permits the passage of people and objects between a pressure vessel and its surroundings while minimizing the change of pressure in the vessel and loss of air from it. Th...
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ISO 14644-7
ISO 14644-7, Cleanrooms and associate controlled environments — Part 7: Separative devices (clean air hoods, gloveboxes, isolators and minienvironments) was published as an International Standard...
Bulley & Andrews
2°20′51″W / 51.8758°N 2.3476°W / 51.8758; -2.3476Bulley is a hamlet in Gloucestershire, almost 7 miles (11 km) west of the city of Gloucester and about 1 mile (1.6 k...
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Camfil
The Camfil Group is a producer and developer of air filters and clean air products.Camfil is also a global air filtration specialist with 24 production units and R&D centres in four countries in t...
ISO 14644-5
ISO 14644-5, Cleanrooms and associate controlled environments - Part 5: Operations, was published as an International Standard in 2004 and is available from Institute of Environmental Sciences and Tec...
LTX
LTX is a semiconductor Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) vendor, founded in 1976 and headquartered in Norwood, MA (Greater Boston area).The focus of the company is the design and development of ATE for t...
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HEPA
High-efficiency particulate arrestance or HEPA is a type of air filter. Filters meeting the HEPA standard have many applications, including use in medical facilities, automobiles, aircraft and homes. ...
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ISO 14644-9
ISO 14644-9, Cleanrooms and associate controlled environments - Part 9: Classification of surface particle cleanliness, is currently a Committee Draft and is not yet available as a Standard.This ISO d...
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology
The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) is a non-profit, technical society. Information on ISO 14644 and ISO 14698 standards can be found through this organization.Founded in 195...
Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology - Wikipedia
Controlled Environments Magazine
Controlled Environments Magazine is a business-to-business magazine that provides information on contamination control, detection, and prevention. The magazine is available in both print and online fo...
René Soetens
René John Soetens (born 7 September 1948) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1993. His background was in business and sales.Rene was elected to Town of Ajax Council in 1980 and...
Willis Whitfield
Willis Whitfield (December 6, 1919 – November 12, 2012) was an American physicist and inventor of the modern cleanroom, a room with a low level of pollutants used in manufacturing or scientific r...
Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation is a manufacturer of defense, security, aerospace, enterprise, communications, medical, alternative energy, and industrial products for power-related applications. Major products...
Contamination control
Contamination control is the generic term for all activities aiming to control the existence, growth and proliferation of contamination in certain areas. Contamination control may refer to the atmosph...
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ISO 14644-4
ISO 14644, Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments - Part 4: Design, construction and start-up, was submitted as an American National Standard in 2001.ISO 14644-4 specifies requirements for ...
Cleanroom suit
A cleanroom suit, clean room suit, or bunny suit, is an overall garment worn in a cleanroom, an environment with a controlled level of contamination. One common type is an all-in-one coverall worn by ...
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