Equipment/Materials

DuPont Scientists Win Heroes of Chemistry Award

Scientists from DuPont Photovoltaic and Advanced Materials (PVAM) based in Wilmington, Delaware were awarded the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Heroes of Chemistry Award for their invention of DuPont™ Solamet® PV17x. Solamet PV17x is a metallization paste that drastically improves the energy efficiency of solar cells. Fine silver lines are printed …

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EV Group Begins Corporate Headquarters Expansion

EV Group (EVG), an Austrian-based supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, reported that the company has begun the construction on the next expansion phase of its corporate headquarters in St. Florian. The new building will house EV Group’s “Manufacturing III” facility. The …

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HexaTech Launches 2-Inch AlN Substrates

HexaTech Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina USA, launched its 2″ diameter aluminum nitride (AlN) substrate product line. a commercial supplier of single crystal AlN substrates is introducing this new product in conjunction with this week’s International Conference on UV LED Technologies & Applications (ICULTA‐2018) in Berlin, Germany. Hexatech points out …

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On Semiconductor Orders Veeco Propel HVM GaN MOCVD System

Plainview, New York-based Veeco Instruments Inc. reported that ON Semiconductor ordered its Propel® High-volume Manufacturing (HVM) Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) system. On Semiconductor ordered the Propel HVM tool after a successful beta evaluation of the system and intends to use the system for GaN power …

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Eulitha Gets Photolithography System Order from Lund University for Nanowire Growth

Swiss startup Eulitha, reported that Lund University in Sweden ordered one of its PhableR 100 DUV photolithography systems. Eulitha AG, a spin-off company of the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland, specializes in developing lithographic technologies for applications in optoelectronics and photonics.  The University’s nanofabrication facility, which is operated by NanoLund, the …

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