Nova PRISM 2 Selected by A Leading Foundry for Advanced Packaging Applications
REHOVOT, Israel, August 29, 2023 – Nova (Nasdaq: NVMI) announced today that one of the world’s leading foundry manufacturers recently selected Nova PRISM 2 for its advanced packaging process steps.
Advanced packaging applications such as 3D-stacking and heterogeneous integration help maintain Moore’s law and achieve higher bandwidth, lower latency, lower power, and higher yield. The new advanced packaging schemes necessitate process steps such as hybrid bonding and demand tighter process control on smaller, denser interconnects and tall, highly complex multilayered structures.
The Nova PRISM platform, using its unique spectral interferometry technology, has a proven advantage in addressing these new challenges and providing manufacturers with the relevant insights to achieve successful production. Nova PRISM 2 is the newest generation of the platform, offering the improved sensitivity and accuracy required to address the R&D and high-volume manufacturing metrology needs of advanced process nodes.
“This selection by one of the world’s leading semiconductor foundries demonstrates the growing value of Nova’s innovative metrology portfolio beyond traditional front-end process steps,” said Gaby Waisman, Nova’s president and CEO. “The increasing complexity of advanced packaging architecture requires novel in-line metrology solutions, and our market-leading portfolio allows manufacturers to utilize optical CD and spectral interferometry technologies in completely new ways. We are encouraged by the keen interest our customers are showing in what we can do to help them overcome the growing challenges in advanced packaging.”
The Company further reported that it expects to recognize initial revenues from the selection soon within the calendar year 2023, and that presently it is undergoing additional evaluations and demos by several other IC manufacturers for similar advanced packaging applications.
Nova is a leading innovator and key provider of material, optical and chemical metrology solutions for advanced process control in semiconductor manufacturing. Nova delivers continuous innovation by providing state-of-the-art high-performance metrology solutions for effective process control throughout the semiconductor fabrication lifecycle. Nova’s product portfolio, which combines high-precision hardware and cutting-edge software, provides its customers with deep insight into developing and producing the most advanced semiconductor devices. Nova’s unique capability to deliver innovative solutions enables its customers to improve performance, enhance product yields and accelerate time to market. Nova acts as a partner to semiconductor manufacturers from its offices worldwide. Additional information may be found on Nova’s website link – https://www.novami.com/.
Nova is traded on the Nasdaq and TASE, Nasdaq ticker symbol NVMI.
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