Natcore Technology Inc. begins work on the first production model of its intelligent LPD processing station for growing an antireflective (AR) coating on silicon wafers in the process of becoming solar cells.
AIXTRON SE today announced an order for MOCVD reactors from new customer Beiji Haotian Technology Co., Ltd. The order for a total of five systems comprises two AIX 2800G4 HT deposition systems in the 42x2-inch configuration and three AIX G5 HT deposition systems in the 56x2-inch configuration.
Applied Materials, Inc. announced a technology breakthrough for inspecting the challenging interconnect layers in 22nm and below memory and logic chips. The new Applied DFinderTM inspection system is the first darkfield tool to employ deep ultraviolet (DUV) laser technology, providing chip manufacturers with an unprecedented ability to detect exceptionally small particles on patterned wafers in a production environment for higher device yield.
Applied Materials, Inc. unveiled its new Applied Centura ConformaTM system, which features breakthrough Conformal Plasma Doping (CPDTM) technology to enable the fabrication of advanced 3D structures in next-generation logic and memory chips.
Serefex Corporation announced today that it has begun marketing a line of exterior photocatalyst nanotechnology through its master distribution agreement with Rochester Hills, MI based Triton Technology Group.
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - a leading manufacturer of precision parallel kinematics motion control systems - has released a new miniature hexapod for vacuum applications. A non-vacuum version is also available.
Under the terms of the partnership, Accelrys and Oxford Nanopore will develop software to enable complex, real-time analyses of experimental data produced by the Oxford Nanopore single molecule analysis system.
mPhase Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has entered preliminary discussions with a major prime contractor of military and commercial products for a joint project to custom tailor its Smart Nanobattery to a major application.
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the work from the Light Technology Institute at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany where the JPK NanoWizard family of AFMs provide the backbone for topographic and optical research activities.
Abakan Inc. announced today that MesoCoat, Inc., a portfolio company, along with their partner University of Akron (UA) have received a $2 million award from Ohio Third Frontier under the Advanced Energy Program to accelerate the commercial demonstration of CermaClad, a high speed fusion cladding process, and development and qualification of CermaClad nanocomposite ceramic metallic (cermet) materials, along with Ceramers being developed at UA for advanced energy and infrastructure applications.
The company concluded a patent license agreement for the use of these materials with U.S. based company Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc. The agreement will help to solidify the leading positions of both companies in research and development as well as production technology for high-quality CNT-based products.
Asylum Research, the technology leader in Scanning Probe and Atomic Force Microscopy, has announced the new Electrochemical Strain Microscopy (ESM) imaging technique for its Cypher and MFP-3D AFMs. Developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Asylum Research, ESM is an innovative scanning probe microscopy technique capable of probing electrochemical reactivity and ionic flows in solids on the sub-ten-nanometer level.
Excelitas' newest UV-enhanced SPCM, with peak sensitivity in the 400-500 nm range, is ideal for fluorescence detection, confocal microscopy, single molecule detection, and other photon counting applications.