Photos: Inside AMD's German fab

Photos: Inside AMD's German fab

Summary: The first tool hook-up in Advanced Micro Devices' Fab 36 clean room took place in December 2004. The total cost of the chip fabrication plant in Dresden, Germany, is expected to come to $2.

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  • Fab 36 gets the hook-up

    Tool hook-up still in progress in March 2005 in AMD's chip fabrication plant. The Fab 36 equipment includes antivibration systems and chemical deposition machines.

  • Robot on the ceiling

    The robot on the ceiling track is carrying a Forward Opening Unified Pod (FOUP), moving wafers from one section of the fab to another.

  • Packing the wafers for transport

    This will be loaded onto one of the robots that handle wafer distribution and can conduct the task with less disruption than humans.

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Topic: Processors

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