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ASML readies EUV workhorse for shipping

The accelerated introduction of ASML’s NXE:3400C EUV scanner should take care of logic makers’ production capacity needs. In fact, even memory makers are getting on board now.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip

Benelux students gear up for the World Solar Challenge (update)

Every two years, the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge brings students and innovators, from all over the world, to Australia for a chance to compete and to push the limits of solar cars.

In other news

AMS sparks bidding war for Osram (Reuters)
Fira consortium aims to revive UWB (EE Times)
Eurotron PV equipment mass producing in China (PV-Tech)

Dutch semicon ecosystem is introduced to Minimal Fab

With the promise to make small series cheaper, the Japanese Minimal Fab delegation of AIST was welcomed with open arms in Nijmegen, but investors still have to sign on.