ASM International N.V. to Host Technology Seminar


ALMERE, The Netherlands - June 01, 2012 -ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ: ASMI and Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) will host a technology seminar addressing metal ALD applications for advanced 3D transistors, on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the DoubleTree Hotel,  San Jose, CA, USA. The seminar is being held during the IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conference (IITC).

At the seminar, invited speaker Vijay Narayanan, High-k/Metal Gate Process Development Manager at IBM, will discuss "The role of metal gates in enabling continued CMOS scaling".  

            To start the program, Ivo Raaijmakers, CTO at ASM will speak about "How FinFETs drive the need for conformal metal films".

            The ASM technology seminar includes dinner and will take place in the San Jose/Santa Clara room. The room will open at 05:30 PM for invited attendees.  Those interested in attending this event should reply by e-mail to by June 4th.

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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June 05, 2012 IITC ASM Technology Seminar