BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry, announced today that it has received a multi-product, multi-fab, follow-on order for the Purion Platform from one of the world's leading chip manufacturers in Asia Pacific. The order includes several Purion H high current implanters and a Purion XE high energy implanter, which the customer plans to use in multiple manufacturing fabs for the aggressive high volume ramp of leading edge DRAM devices. The first of the systems shipped in Q4 and the remainder are scheduled to ship in Q1 and Q2 of 2015.
John Aldeborgh, executive vice president, customer operations, commented, "The early and rapid adoption of Purion technology speaks to the strength of the entire platform. Designed to meet the technical challenges of advanced planar and 3D devices, the Purion platform also provides exceptional productivity and reliability necessary for today's high volume manufacturing environment. We're excited about the momentum of the Purion platform, and the opportunity to expand our market share as memory spending increases."
The Power of Purion
The Purion platform redefines the ion implanter application space, delivering unmatched purity, precision and productivity to enhance customers' device performance and yield. On this platform, Axcelis has built the industry's first complete implant product solution designed specifically for advanced planar and 3D devices while providing the most flexible and productive manufacturing capability for our customers. The systems' common cross-product platform architecture is designed to drive manufacturing flexibility and lower the total cost of fab operations. All Purion implanters incorporate Axcelis' industry leading Purion Contamination Shield™ Defense System, for unsurpassed implant quality, so even the most sensitive devices can realize optimized device performance. The platform's proprietary Purion Vector™ dose and angle control system, and constant focal length scanning deliver the most precise and repeatable dopant placement available today. The platform's superior beam current performance combined with the Purion™ 500wph end station provides the industry's highest productivity. The Purion platform includes the Purion M™ medium current implanter, the Purion H™ high current implanter, and the Purion XE™ high energy implanter.
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in the IC manufacturing process. Learn more about Axcelis at www.axcelis.com.
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