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Posted: Jul 31, 2013
Ultratech/Cambridge NanoTech Expands Operations With New, State-Of-The-Art Facility
(Nanowerk News) Ultratech, Inc., a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), announced that it has moved Ultratech/Cambridge NanoTech to Waltham, Mass. The new state-of-the-art facility will expand its operations for next-generation atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment development and enable leading-edge scientific research. After acquiring the assets of Cambridge NanoTech last December, Ultratech invested in a new facility to enhance ALD development. With this new facility, Ultratech/Cambridge NanoTech now has greatly enhanced its capability to develop innovative process technology for ALD applications.
ALD is an enabling technology which provides coatings and material features with significant advantages compared to other existing techniques for depositing precise nanometer-thin films. This technology is expected to be in high demand in volume manufacturing environments for integrated optics, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMs), implantable devices in the biomedical sector and batteries and fuel cells in the energy market.
Ultratech Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Arthur W. Zafiropoulo stated, "By creating a new state-of-the-art facility and leveraging the valuable Cambridge NanoTech intellectual property, we have further enhanced our ability to advance the development of next-generation ALD solutions. In addition, we have retained the same team that Cambridge NanoTech customers have worked with in the past. The completion of the new facility marks our successful integration of the Cambridge NanoTech assets into Ultratech's nanotechnology product group. By investing in the expansion of these operations, we expect to generate increased revenue in new and existing markets. Ultratech, and our ALD unit, Ultratech/Cambridge NanoTech, will continue to focus on technology solutions that support our global customers' advanced product and technology roadmaps."
Ultratech/Cambridge NanoTech is located at 130 Turner Street, Building 2, Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
Also, Ultratech/Cambridge NanoTech will be exhibiting at the 13th Annual International Atomic Layer Deposition Conference held July 28-31, 2013, in San Diego, California.
Ultratech, Inc. designs, builds and markets manufacturing systems for the global technology industry. Founded in 1979, Ultratech serves three core markets: front-end semiconductor, back-end semiconductor, and nanotechnology. The company is the leading supplier of lithography products for bump packaging of integrated circuits and high-brightness LEDs. Ultratech is also the market leader and pioneer of laser spike anneal technology for the production of advanced semiconductor devices. In addition, the company offers solutions leveraging its proprietary coherent gradient sensing (CGS) technology to the semiconductor wafer inspection market and provides atomic layer deposition (ALD) tools to leading research organizations, including academic and industrial institutions. Visit Ultratech online at: www.ultratech.com.
Source: Ultratech (press release)
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