The company manufactures ZERODUR, an inorganic, non-porous glass ceramic, characterized by a phase of evenly distributed nano-crystals within a residual glass phase. ZERODUR contains about 70-78 weight percent crystalline phase with a high quartz structure. This crystalline phase has a negative linear thermal expansion, while that of the glass phase is positive. The crystals have an average size of about 50 nm.
SGS offers you a wide range of services in the field of Microelectronics and Nanotechnology. SGS can inspect inbound materials, chemicals and gases, and conduct quality assurance testing on process media for you. The company offers: R&D Support, Quality Control along the Production Process, Environmental Analysis, Reliability Tests, Failure and Damage Analysis, Outsourcing Solutions, Greentesting (WEEE/RoHS).
A member of the AMETEK Materials Analysis Division, SPECTRO is one of the worldwide leading suppliers of analytical instruments, employing optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry technology, used for the elemental analysis of materials in industry, research and academia.