What happens when a big problem pops up? For most of us, our first reaction is, “Quick! Let’s fix it and make this problem go away.” However, if we rush to fix the problem too quickly, we may end up implementing a “solution” or “quick fix” that doesn’t solve anything because we didn’t take the time to truly identify and understand the root cause of the problem itself.
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The agriculture industry is essential in providing food for large populations. The global population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050 and, as demands on yield and production continue to increase, farmers continue to rely on fertilizers to ensure crop growth.
Imagine an intelligent world where highways formulate warning messages and diversions, retail managers are alerted when a product is low in stock on shelves or cities are able to detect areas where power outages may occur before the event takes place.
Right here, in the heart of America, you can find Brewer Science – a global leader in the semiconductor industry. A contradiction to the status quo, technologists and leaders at Brewer Science inspire and build real change every day. As an organization, we are empowered dreamers who thrive on creating technology that enriches communities and lives across the globe.
Plastic defined means “pliable and easily shaped.” According to the Science History Institute, plastic only recently became a name for a category of materials called polymers. Over time, humans have learned how to make synthetic polymers that are strong, lightweight and flexible.
Article published in Chip Scale review's March - April 2018; Volume 22, Number 2 Issue
The semiconductor industry is in a new age where device scaling will not continue to provide the cost reductions or performance improvements at a similar rate to past years when Moore’s law was the guiding principle for IC scaling. The cost of scaling below 7 nm nodes is rising substantially and requires significant investment in capital equipment and R&D spending for next-generation lithography solutions. The demand for higher performance, smaller form factor, denser integration, and lower-cost devices is increasing more than ever due to significant progress made in products and services developed for consumer electronics, mobile devices, cloud computing, automotive, and various other applications. While the semiconductor industry continues to advance scaling of the integrated circuits, it is also turning to advanced packaging technologies to increase performance and integration while lowering costs.
Protecting our environment and conserving resources are essential to running a successful and mindful business, but how do you make this part of your organization’s mission and vision? The key to building a culture of environmental responsibility begins with the commitment and support of leadership and engagement of all employees. Engaged employees are a key source for ideas and serve on teams that assure regulatory compliance and build environmental projects. In this blog, we explore how Brewer Science has made environmental friendliness a part of everyday life for all employees through the following projects: Green Circle Zero Waste to Landfill certification, solvent reuse and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).
Richard Feynman, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965, gave a famous lecture titled “There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” Today’s microelectronics process engineer, in the context of conventional top down lithography, would find it difficult to accept this statement without a long list of caveats. Aggressive scaling demands for newer generations of microprocessors have led to extremely tight budgets for tolerances on device dimensions and device placement on a chip, among other challenges. One may argue that there is very “little room at the bottom” for error.
Much of the semiconductor industry is familiar with Brewer Science as the inventor and leader of the bottom anti-reflective coating (BARC) revolution. Since being established in 1981, Brewer Science has continued to be the market leader in supplying total solutions for enabling lithographic processes pushing beyond Moore’s Law. What many may not realize is that Brewer Science also pioneered the way with developmental materials and processes that enabled thin wafer handling (TWH) by providing temporary adhesives and release technologies.