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Posted: Jan 12, 2012
Nova's Metrology Solutions are Selected by a Leading Logic Manufacturer for Development of Advanced Technology Nodes
(Nanowerk News) Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd., provider of leading edge stand-alone metrology and the market leader of integrated metrology solutions to the semiconductor process control market, today announced that a leading logic manufacturer recently selected Nova for its most advanced standalone metrology tool and software modeling platform. The order includes NovaT600 standalone metrology equipment and a complete solution of NovaMars modeling platform including multiple Mars developer licenses. Nova's technology was chosen to support 14 and 11nm technology nodes development and future manufacturing, covering FEOL and BEOL applications for litho, etch and CMP processes. Nova was selected following a competitive evaluation. The company expects to ship the ordered tools during the first half of 2012.
"We are delighted with this significant order from one of our most strategic customers. The growing adoption of Nova's T600 standalone tool in conjunction with NovaMars, for use by leading customers and research institutes, provides strong evidence for our technological superiority. We are also pleased to see the extensive use this customer is planning to make of our solution unleashing the power of our NovaMars development package to allow simultaneous work of multiple development engineers. Our optical CD solutions are clearly becoming an enabler for advanced process development for the 1X and 2X technology nodes", said Gabi Seligsohn, President and CEO of Nova.
Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. develops, produces and markets advanced integrated and stand alone metrology solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The Company's website is http://www.nova.co.il/.
Source: Nova Measuring Instruments (press release)