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ASML readies next-gen EUV pellicle for production

ASML expects to supply its customers with a new generation pellicle by the end of the year. Raising transmittance from 83 to 90 percent, it will take away some of the pain of having to use one.

Headlines

Fastned plugs into €150M investment
Automotive drought forces Neways to ax another 100
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

Klaus Werner cooks up a new solid-state RF training

RF energy systems have undergone a huge transformation since the early days of the tube-based magnetrons. But according to High Tech Institute trainer Klaus Werner, while the crude power of the tube is tough to match, the new generation of solid-state RF ICs offers unprecedented control, efficiency and reproducibility.

In other news

Harman Kardon’s new digital amp, with Axign inside (Forbes)
Samsung titan Lee Kun-hee dies at 78 (CNN)
Trump’s visa crackdown wiped $100B off market value of top US companies (The Register)

Towards business agility 2.0

The second incarnation of business agility provides major benefits, as well as improvements in efficiency and effectiveness that you can’t do without. Go agile, but go 2.0!