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Posted: September 8, 2009
New Solutions for Materials Analysis
(Nanowerk News) The Thin Film Research Lab, a
leader in advanced materials analysis, strengthens its relationships with
companies by proposing a full range of modern techniques for the fabrication
and modification of materials in industrial sectors such as semiconductor,
metallurgy, solar energy and biomedical. These analytical techniques can help
to solve the most complex industrial problems, including contaminant
identification, corrosion resistance improvement and chemical analysis of a
large array of materials.
The GCM possesses advanced equipement, supported by the expertise of its
qualified personnel. In order to show to companies how they can benefit for a
wide range of modern techniques for the fabrication and the analysis of
materials, the GCM has launched a new website (www.gcmlab.ca) that is full of
specific examples of industrial applications. "We built this website to show
to companies the significant impact of the newest materials analysis
techniques in their field of activity. We therefore included concrete
solutions to challenges met in different industries" said Sjoerd Roorda,
director of the Thin Film Research Lab.
The site www.gcmlab.ca contains detailed scientific explanations on
several microfabrication and materials characterization techniques. "This site
will be useful both to the specialist in advanced materials and as to the
entrepreneur interested in materials analysis" said Jean-Sébastien Tassé,
business development manager - industry, for the GCM.
About the GCM
The GCM is a unique research center devoted to the study of advanced
materials. It boasts Canada's largest pool of equipment for the fabrication,
modification and characterization of a wide range of materials and complex
systems. The GCM is also a materials analysis laboratory serving the academic
and industrial communities. Its customers include well-known companies such as
Dalsa, Perkin Elmer and CVI Melles Griot.