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.
The new tool enables users for the first time to evaluate current double-patterning schemes and cost-effectively explore alternate solutions to lithography challenges in design, materials and process development. This new computational lithography tool also supports single-pass patterning and immersion technologies.
Nanotechnology company PixelEXX Systems has been launched by Washington University in St. Louis researchers Dr. Samuel Wickline, Stuart Solin, Kirk Wallace and Mike Hughes to bring imaging nanoarrays to market.
Tegal Corporation announced today that the Company received an order for a Tegal 901ACS plasma etch tool, and additional orders for Tegal 900 Series ACS (Advanced Control System) upgrades, from a leading maker of BioMEMS-based medical testing products.
Applied Materials, Inc. today announced its Applied E3 advanced equipment and process control solution, a comprehensive factory automation software package for improving the productivity and reducing the costs of semiconductor, flat panel display and photovoltaic solar cell manufacturing.
WITec microscope technology has been selected as a winner of the prestigious 2008 R and D 100 Award. It honors the automated Confocal Raman and Atomic Force Microscope combination alpha500 as one of the 100 most technologically significant innovations of the year.
Arrowhead Research Corporation announced today that it has formed Agonn Systems Corporation to explore, develop and commercialize nanotechnology-based energy storage devices for electric vehicles and other large format applications.
The Moncada Energy Group, a leading private producer of renewable energy in Italy, has awarded Applied Materials, Inc. a contract to establish what will be Moncada's first photovoltaic module production facility and Applied's first SunFab line in Italy.