ASM International N.V. to Host Interconnect Technology Seminar

ALMERE, The Netherlands - May 06, 2011 - ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) will host an interconnect technology seminar addressing process induced damage and electrical integrity of Ultra Low-k materials, on Monday, May 9, 2011 at the International Congress Center Dresden. The seminar is being held in conjunction with the IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conference (IITC) and the Materials for Advanced Metallization Conference (MAM).

At the seminar, invited speaker Boyan Boyanov, Components Research at Intel Corporation, will discuss "Implications of process-induced damage and dielectric breakdown for ULK materials at sub-20nm process technology nodes".  

            To start the program, Ivo Raaijmakers, CTO at ASM will speak about "Towards integration of k=2 materials".

            The ASM technology seminar will take place in the Seminar room 3&4. The room will open at 06:30 PM for invited attendees.  Those interested in attending this event should reply by e-mail to by May 8.


About ASM International
ASM International N.V., headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, and its subsidiaries design and manufacture equipment and materials used to produce semiconductor devices. ASM International and its subsidiaries provide production solutions for wafer processing (Front-end segment) as well as assembly and packaging (Back-end segment) through facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan and Asia. ASM International's common stock trades on NASDAQ (symbol ASMI) and the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For more information, visit ASMI's website at


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ASM International N.V. to Host Interconnect Technology Seminar