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Mehul Naik is a managing director and principal member of the technical staff in the Advanced Product Technology Development group at Applied Materials. He is an expert on interconnect technology with more than 20 years of experience. He holds more than 50 U.S. patents and has authored over 50 external publications. Dr. Naik holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Improving logic device power and performance as critical dimensions scale requires materials innovation at the lower level interconnects—and Integrated Materials Solutions can accelerate customer success.
As the semiconductor industry begins producing logic devices for the single digit nodes, new conductors are being evaluated as replacements for copper to manage resistance scaling. Applied Materials’ Mehul Naik highlights one of the leading contenders.