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Founded Year



Acq - P2P | Acquired



About KLA Tencor

KLA-Tencor serves the semiconductor equipment industry and also a number of other industries, including the light emitting diode (LED) and data storage, as well as general materials research. With a comprehensive portfolio of products, systems, services, software and expertise, KLA-Tencor helps nanoeletronics manufacturers manage yield throughout their fabrication process-from research and development to final volume production. Designed to accelerate development and production ramp cycles, KLA-Tencor's yield management products and solutions help customers achieve higher and more stable, while improving overall profitability.

KLA Tencor Headquarter Location

One Technology Drive

Milpitas, California, 95035,

United States


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KLA Tencor Patents

KLA Tencor has filed 2182 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Semiconductor device fabrication
  • Lithography (microfabrication)
  • Spectroscopy
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Grant Date


Related Topics




Laser science, Nonlinear optics, Laser applications, Optical devices, Spectroscopy


Application Date


Grant Date



Related Topics

Laser science, Nonlinear optics, Laser applications, Optical devices, Spectroscopy



Latest KLA Tencor News

Stocks This Week: Buy KLA Tencor And Starbucks

Sep 26, 2021

Getty Images The S&P is likely to rise moderately this week. Here are a pair of buy recommendations. KLA Tencor appears poised to move higher. The weekly cycle bottoms now; it has been correct on all six buy signals in the last year. In fact, the daily and the monthly cycles are also rising. The 27th, Monday, has been a very weak day. Buy at the end of the day. Price appears ready to move closer to $400. KLA Weekly Cycle Cycles Research Investments LLC The Starbux weekly cycle shifts into a buy mode on the 29th. Seven of the last eight buy signals have been profitable. At that time, the daily and the monthly cycles will also be in ascent. The 29th has been a down day over 70% of the time, so defer purchases until the end of the day. October has been a strong month for this stock, up 69% of the time for an average 4.4% gain. The stock could rise to $120-$125. Starbux Weekly Cycle Cycles Research Investments LLC Cycles Research Investments LLC …  Read More I bought my first stock in 1966 and then obtained my BS in banking in 1971 and MBA in corporate finance in 1972 from NYU. A study cycles began in the same year. A 9-year psychotherapeutic training apprenticeship followed. Many of my concepts concerning crowd psychology derive from this period. From 1972 to 1990, I worked on both the buy and the sell sides of Wall Street. From 1990 to 2004, I was a technology fund manager, strategist, and a member of the currency hedging committee with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Since 2004, I have operated a service from Vienna, Austria. I am a member of the Kenos Circle, a Vienna-based group of futurists. I combine fundamentals with cycles through unique software as an aid in market forecasting. The influence of cycle theorists such as Ed Dewey, Charles Jayne, George Lindsay, and R.N. Elliott have been most valuable. Read Less

  • When was KLA Tencor founded?

    KLA Tencor was founded in 1997.

  • Where is KLA Tencor's headquarters?

    KLA Tencor's headquarters is located at One Technology Drive, Milpitas.

  • What is KLA Tencor's latest funding round?

    KLA Tencor's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • Who are the investors of KLA Tencor?

    Investors of KLA Tencor include LAM Research.

  • Who are KLA Tencor's competitors?

    Competitors of KLA Tencor include FemtoTools.

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