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December 27th, 2010

Nanomanufacturing to improve life style

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With each new generation of semiconductor devices, the critical dimension of electronic structures shrink, requiring new manufacturing systems and new capabilities, such as the ability to apply thin-films atom-by-atom.

The solution lies in nanomanufacturing technology, the combination of an innovative use of materials with the practical concept of high-volume precision manufacturing.

This production is a high-level review of nanotechnology emphasizing Applied Materials' leadership in providing nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry.

Nanotechnology is a word used to describe materials and devices that are between 1 and 100 nanometers in size. The prefix "nano" means one-billionth, so a nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. To illustrate how small this is, a typical piece of paper is approximately one hundred thousand nanometers thick.

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