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ASML and Cymer to tackle EUV together

10/17/2012 01:49 PM EDT
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resistion
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re: ASML and Cymer to tackle EUV together
resistion   2/2/2013 12:20:58 PM
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First 11 NXE3300 for R&D? Then what was NXE3100 all about? Heard from tsmc those were pretty ridiculous to move in as well.

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double-o-nothing   10/18/2012 3:33:58 PM
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Gigaphoton is also a DUV laser supplier, so it is possibly doubly screwed by ASML this way. it is too tempting to put Cymer lasers in all its tools. I don't know if any customer would insist on Gigaphoton. But this is still a desperation move by ASML related to EUV. However, it does offer some strategic supply chain benefits for its current DUV market. Still, the cost of 2.5-2.6 billion USD is significant.

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chipmonk0   10/18/2012 2:02:12 PM
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resistion   10/18/2012 11:29:56 AM
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The alternative suppliers Ushio and Gigaphoton are probably a little disheartened, since ASML can't buy from them anymore, as it would make their Cymer investment look pretty stupid.

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