Maayan Bar-Zvi

Maayan Bar-Zvi manages the Patterning Division of Applied Materials’ Process Diagnostics and Control (PDC) group, including eBeam metrology and next-generation process control products and solutions. He has held several leadership positions during his 18 years with the PDC group, including Application Technology Manager, Product Manager and Product Line Head. Maayan earned a B.S. in engineering from Tel-Aviv University.

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Innovations in eBeam Metrology Enable a New Playbook for Patterning Control

The patterning challenges of today’s most advanced logic and memory chips can be solved with a new playbook that takes the industry from optical target-based approximation to actual, on-device measurements; limited statistical sampling to massive, across-wafer sampling; and single-layer patterning control to integrative multi-layer control. Applied’s new PROVision® 3E system is designed to enable this new playbook.

Breakthrough in Metrology Needed for Patterning Advanced Logic and Memory Chips

As the semiconductor industry increasingly moves from simple 2D chip designs to complex 3D designs based on multipatterning and EUV, patterning control has reached an inflection point. The optical overlay tools and techniques the semiconductor industry traditionally used to reduce errors are simply not precise enough for today’s leading-edge logic and memory chips.