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ZEISS Semiconductor Mask Solutions Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

ZEISS Semiconductor Mask Solutions has been recognized by Intel as a recipient of a 2018 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award. The PQS award recognizes companies like ZEISS that Intel believes have relentlessly pursued excellence and conducted business with resolute professionalism. 

“Intel’s award winning suppliers are critical to Intel’s success,” said Jacklyn Sturm, corporate vice president and general manager of Global Supply Management at Intel. “As we grow into new markets with evolving and expanding product quality and performance requirements, these suppliers continue to rise to the challenge to collaborate, innovate and win together.” read more

ZEISS Launches New High-resolution 3D X-ray Imaging Solutions for Advanced Semiconductor Packaging Failure Analysis

ZEISS introduces a new suite of high-resolution 3D X-ray imaging solutions for failure analysis (FA) of advanced semiconductor packages, including 2.5/3D and fan-out wafer-level packages. The new ZEISS systems include the Xradia 600-series Versa and Xradia 800 Ultra X-ray microscopes (XRM) for submicron and nanoscale package FA, respectively, as well as the new Xradia Context microCT system. With the addition of these new systems to its existing family of products, ZEISS now provides the broadest portfolio of 3D X-ray imaging technologies serving the semiconductor industry. read more

ZEISS Launches ForTune EUV: a Novel, High Performance Mask Tuning System for EUV Technology

ZEISS introduces the new ForTune EUV system for EUV photomask tuning in both mask shops and wafer fabs. The new ZEISS ForTune EUV is a novel, state-of-the-art Mask Tuning system for EUV technology using ultrashort pulse laser technology. EUV technology presents new challenges with respect to mask registration and especially intra-field Mixed & Matched Overlay between DUV and EUV layers. The system has been specifically designed to support EUV lithography by improving the mask registration performance of EUV masks and wafer intra-field overlay. read more

NIKON, ASML and ZEISS Sign Agreement to Settle all Litigation

Nikon Corporation (“Nikon”) (TYO: 7731), ASML Holding N.V. (“ASML”) (NASDAQ: ASML) and Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH (“ZEISS”) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding relating to a comprehensive settlement of all legal proceedings over patents for lithography equipment and digital cameras. read more

ZEISS enters the semiconductor process control market

ZEISS is fueling its growth strategy by expanding into a new market in the semiconductor industry. Through its new Process Control Solutions (PCS) business unit, the company will leverage its core technology solutions and partnerships to address a range of special needs for semiconductor customers. The new business unit will be part of the ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (SMT) business group and draw on long standing innovations in Microscopy that ZEISS is well known for. read more

ZEISS and ASML Strengthen Partnership for Next Generation of EUV Lithography Due in Early 2020

Netherlands-based ASML Holding NV, one of the world's leading chip industry equipment providers, and Germany-based Carl Zeiss SMT, a business group of Carl Zeiss AG (ZEISS), have agreed to strengthen their long-standing and successful partnership in the semiconductor lithography business. The main objective of this agreement is to facilitate the development of the future generation of Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography systems due in the first few years of the next decade. read more

ZEISS Invests Further 60 Million Euros in the Expansion of the Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Factory

Further growth is planned for the world's most modern center for lithography optics: the ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology segment (SMT) plans to further expand its production potential in the industrial zone sited between the towns of Oberkochen and Königsbronn in southern Germany. A corresponding application has been submitted to the planning authority responsible. read more

Director of Corporate Communication

ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Segment
Ilka Hauswald
ilka .hauswald @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 7364 20-9231

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