In a move that signals a firm and ongoing commitment to advanced semiconductor technology leadership, IBM, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd., GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Infineon Technologies, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., and STMicroelectronics have defined and are jointly developing a 28-nanometer (nm), high-k metal gate (HKMG), low-power bulk complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) process technology.
Micronic Laser Systems AB and ASML Netherlands B.V. signed in December 2004 a license agreement giving ASML the right to market optical maskless lithography for semiconductor applications based on Micronic's patent portfolio in the SLM (Spatial Light Modulator) and data path technology. ASML has terminated its licenses.
Reactive NanoTechnologies, Inc., developer and manufacturer of its patented NanoFoil, announced that it has developed a bonding solution using NanoBond for ruthenium sputtering targets bonded to metal backing plates that does not require the use of backside metallization.
The Supervisory Council of Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies has approved the Corporation's participation in the project aimed at organizing the industrial production of pre-pregs composed of carbon or mineral fibers impregnated with nano-filled bonding agent.
ZettaCore, Inc. today announced Molecular Interface technology. This nano treatment technology makes possible dramatic improvement in interconnect density without requiring expensive and often time-consuming introduction of new materials and processes.
Nanovea has announced a breakthrough development in Nanoindentation testing by combining advanced image pattern recognition capabilities to the most advanced nano-indenter for quality control applications.
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application seeking approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to begin a Phase 1 human clinical trial to evaluate the Company's lead product candidate ApoB SNALP as a treatment for elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
The refundable tax credits issued by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will help implement A123?s existing strategy to establish Michigan as the manufacturing hub to meet demand from its growing global automotive customer portfolio.