integrated circuit

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integrated circuit

a circuit, such as a computer chip, whose components are fabricated on a single semiconductor substrate.
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In addition, as semiconductor chips get smaller and smaller, yet are expected to hold more information and work faster, it becomes even more vital to be able to remove the tiniest particles from the wafer surface.
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The process is dramatically different from that which is used to build today's semiconductor chips.
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Major Korean universities, including Seoul National University and KAIST, will participate and demonstrate semiconductor chips produced by semiconductor foundries.
DUV lithography is a key enabling technology, which has allowed the semiconductor industry to meet the exacting specifications and manufacturing requirements for volume production of today's advanced semiconductor chips.
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