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The manufacturing process for semiconductors creates gases that enter the atmosphere and persist there for years—or tens of thousands of years. Semiconductor producers can consider four abatement levers, such as alternative chemistries and gas recycling, that may help to reduce process-gas emissions.

What goes up, slowly comes down
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To read the article, see “Sustainability in semiconductor operations: Toward net-zero production,” May 17, 2022.