Again, the world’s major chip and semiconductor companies are watching the conflict closely as the Russian invasion of Ukraine will likely hamper the supply of neon.
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Neon is used in lithography to make microchips.
Currently it appears the larger chip manufacturers have plenty in reserve but are worried that if the conflict escalates or is prolonged then again, the industry will suffer as a whole.
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