United Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD) and a leading global manufacturer of light-weight, flexible thin-film solar modules, today announced that it has achieved a world record efficiency of 16.3% for thin-film silicon solar technology.
ASML Holding NV today announced three new extensions for its popular TWINSCAN NXT platform that improve imaging, overlay and productivity. The extensions enable chipmakers to manufacture smaller, faster chips more cost-effectively.
The Cadence Encounter-based flow and methodology were integrated to address the requirements of Samsung's advanced 20-nanometer process technology for the test chip. The flow handled IP integration and validation, as well as the complex design rules at 20 nanometers.
Ecology Coatings, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of nanotechnology-enabled, ultraviolet-curable advanced coatings, today announced that it has added and upgraded testing and application development equipment in its Akron, Ohio-based laboratory, and has hired additional industry sales and product development personnel.
RoseStreet Labs, (RSL), announced today the world's first demonstration of a long wavelength LED device utilizing low cost silicon wafer substrates. Green and longer wavelength LEDs have been sought after by both science and industry for an extensive period of time because they would fill a high-value gap in the rapidly growing global LED market for lighting and illumination where energy efficiency, low cost and miniaturization are critical product characteristics.
Camtek Ltd. announced today that a leading Semiconductor Manufacturer has selected Xact, Camtek's Advanced Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) sample preparation solution, enabling material analysis and verification.
EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today unveiled the semiconductor industry's first bonding system for 450-mm-diameter wafers manufactured from silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates.
A RUSNANO-cofinanced project to expand production of air purification systems that surpass current domestic and foreign competitors has gotten underway. The project has a total budget of 580 million rubles. RUSNANO will co-invest 261 million rubles in its realization.