Sono-Tek expands in-house laboratory testing facilities

13.08. 2013 Solid State Technology

Sono-Tek Corporation, a global ultrasonic spray technology company, announces a just completed expansion of their laboratory testing facility, located at their corporate headquarters in Milton, NY.

New NIST nanoscale indenter takes novel approach to measuring surface properties

25.07. 2013 Solid State Technology

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of North Carolina have demonstrated a new design for an instrument, a "instrumented nanoscale indenter," that makes sensitive measurements of the mechanical properties of thin films -- ranging from auto body coatings to microelectronic devices -- and biomaterials.

EU FP7 continues to support Europractice IC services

25.07. 2013 Solid State Technology

Together with its partners STFC and Fraunhofer IIS, imec announced today that the European Commission has pledged to continue funding the Europractice IC services for another three years under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).

Leti Innovation Days to present preview of future developments in nanotechnologies

06.06. 2013 Solid State Technology

CEA-Leti will present recent advances and a preview of future developments in micro- and nanotechnologies, followed by workshops on key technical fields, during Leti Innovation Days, June 25-28, on the MINATEC campus.

Fab equipment spending: 23% growth for 2014

05.06. 2013 Solid State Technology

Fab equipment spending will grow two percent year-over-year  (US$ 32.5 billion) for 2013 and about 23 to 27 percent in 2014 ($41 billion) according to the May edition of the SEMI World Fab Forecast.