At Semicon West 2008, SUSS MicroTec unveils the second generation of its MA300 Production Mask Aligner featuring a dedicated alignment kit for creating 3D interconnects for applications like chip stacking and 3D image sensor packaging.
Aspen Aerogels today held the ribbon cutting for a new, $30 million, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that has brought dozens of well-paying jobs to East Providence and plans for future expansions.
Sand 9, Inc., a start-up company developing advanced nano-mechanical resonator technology for the wireless device market, today announced it has completed an $8 million Series A round of financing led by new investor Flybridge Capital Partners.
IMEC, in collaboration with JSR Corporation, realized a simplified process using only one etch step to reduce the cost of double patterning. 32nm lines and spaces were printed with a double exposure/single etch process, effectively freezing the resist after the first exposure.
SurModics, Inc., a leading provider of surface modification and drug delivery technologies to the healthcare industry, announced today that its Brookwood Pharmaceuticals subsidiary has licensed lipid nanoparticle technology from PharmaSol GmbH of Berlin, Germany.
Applied Nanoscience, Inc. (ANI), a nanotechnology-based filtration development company, and Emergency Filtration Products, Inc. (EFP), the developer of the NanoMask, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which ANI has agreed to acquire EFP.
Advanced Materials Technology, a US manufacturer and developer of columns for HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography), and the Berlin-based Capsulution NanoScience AG signed in June a license contract for the use of the LBL Technology that was originally developed for the manufacture of nano- and microcapsules by the Max Planck Society, Germany's largest research foundation, and for which Capsulution owns the worldwide marketing rights.
The 2-day event includes presentations by prominent speakers from the semiconductor industry and IMEC; it brings industry executives and research managers together with senior IMEC research staff to exchange knowledge and viewpoints on upcoming technological challenges.
Magnolia Optical Technologies announced that it is collaborating with Dr. Roger Welser of the Kopin Corporation in developing indium nitride (InN)-based quantum dot solar cells for NASA and Defense applications.
For the first time ever, nanostructures have been measured on another planet. On July 9, the NASA Phoenix Mars Probe recorded images with nanometer resolution using its onboard Swiss-made atomic force microscope, and successfully transmitted these images back to Earth.