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Posted: March 17, 2010

Camtek's FALCON System Selected by a Leading Foundry for Advanced 3D Inspection Applications

(Nanowerk News) Camtek Ltd. announced today that a leading Semiconductor Foundry in Taiwan has selected the Falcon, Camtek's Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) system, for metrology and inspection solution for the 3D integration circuits ("3D IC") process.
Advanced packaging of 3D IC with Through Silicon Via (TSV) interconnects, Micro Bump and additional processes is the next generation of high performance logic and memory integrated devices. This process requires new metrology and inspection capabilities.
Camtek's Falcon 800 family offers a wide range of metrology and inspection solutions for the 3D IC process including integration on a single platform in order to support the development cycle, production ramp up qualification and short time to market. The Falcon 830plus system was evaluated by the leading chipmaking Foundry and selected over its competitors after demonstrating the best-of-breed performance in this challenging arena.
Mr. Roy Porat, Camtek's General Manager commented: "This is our first penetration sale to this very important customer in Taiwan. In addition to the potential of this customer becoming a significant customer in our future this sale further improves our position with other customers in the Taiwan Semiconductor Market."
Camtek Ltd provides automated solutions dedicated for enhancing production processes and yield, enabling our customers new technologies in two industries; Semiconductors, Printed Circuit Board (PCB) & IC Substrates.
Camtek addresses the specific needs of these industries with dedicated solutions based on a wide and advanced platform of technologies including intelligent imaging, image processing, ion milling and digital material deposition. Camtek's solutions range from micro-to-nano by applying its technologies to the industry-specific requirements.
Source: Camtek (press release)
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