Verigy, an Advantest Group company and a global supplier of innovative test solutions, announced today that Advantest Corporation completed its acquisition of Verigy in an all-cash transaction, estimated to be approximately $1.1 billion.
PicoCal announces completion of NSF funded research with a number of new products, patents, publications of innovative devices for topographical imaging, thermomechanical analysis, the study of local mechanical properties and high throughput applications.
The 20/20 XL is designed to work with large scale samples, such as 300 mm wafers, to measure thin film thickness as well as the Raman spectra of microscopic sampling areas. The 20/20 XL also offers UV microscopy, a full spectroscopy suite as well as either manual or automated operation.
Siltronic AG and the Belgian nano-electronics research institute imec have concluded an agreement to collaborate on the development of silicon wafers with a gallium nitride layer as partner of imec's GaN-on-Si industrial affiliation program (IIAP). The endeavor aims to enable production of solid-state lighting (e.g. LEDs) and power semiconductors of the next generation on 200 mm silicon wafers.
To help ensure optimum instrument performance and maintain a consistently cool environment without adding air turbulence, JEOL, a global supplier of ultrahigh resolution electron microscopes, has developed a unique radiant cooling system for the instrument laboratory.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall and specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes, has been awarded a two-year, $500,000 grant from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology. This grant will fund SWeNT's development of semiconducting inks, based on its single-wall carbon nanotube technology, suitable for printing thin film transistors.
The JEOL InTouchScope SEM, a touchscreen-controlled analytical, portable low vacuum Scanning Electron Microscope, has been recognized by the editors of R+D Magazine as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year.
Swedish venture capital companyIndustrifonden is investing SEK 18.5 million in Sol Voltaics, which is developing a totally new type of material that can significantly reduce the cost of producing electricity from solar cells.
Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant, in the amount of $149,426, from the US Department of Energy to develop ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tanks using carbon nanotube reinforcement.
AIXTRON SE, the world leading supplier of MOCVD equipment for the production of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) announces the opening of its wholly owned Chinese subsidiary AIXTRON China Ltd. as the next step towards the company's plans for further expansion in China.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced production of its high-performance micro Secure Digital (microSD) cards with advanced data transfer speeds that support the performance requirements on fourth generation (4G) smartphones.
Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT), the world leader in developing diamond films for industrial, electronic, and medical product applications, wins the prestigious R+D 100 Award for a third time. ADT's latest award is for its Integrated RF MEMS Switch/CMOS Device.
U.S. Patent No. 7,902,441 is one of 23 patents, pending or issued worldwide, that Convergen LifeSciences, Inc. licenses exclusively from the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. Among other claims, the patent covers the key therapeutic ingredient in CNVN202, a targeted molecular cancer therapy undergoing clinical testing in lung cancer patients.
CVD Equipment Corporation and Airgas, Inc., are stepping up their positions in the renewable energy process equipment marketplace. Together, CVD Equipment Corporation's customized equipment process solutions and Airgas' specialty gas products offer complete custom solutions for today's novel process requirements.
Carl Zeiss and Digital Surf announce the signing of an agreement enabling Carl Zeiss to provide the ConfoMap surface imaging and analysis software for confocal microscopes such as Axio CSM 700 true color confocal microscope, LSM 700 confocal laser scanning microscope, and other compound microscopes for topographical research.