Scheduling Dedicated Lithography Equipment

What’s happening in semiconductors

Semiconductor supply chain

“Time is money”

“Time is money”

“Time is money”

The economic value of cycle time in the supply chain

Lithography

Lithography

Lithography

Lithography capacity

Rest of fab

Planning and scheduling architecture – fabless firm

Sophisticated planning and scheduling architecture - foundry

Fab starts scheduling problem

Integer programming model

Goal programming approach

Goal programming approach

Implementation and results

What is 1.5 days reduction worth?

Summary