Events, Technology

Another year of success at SEMICON China

Semicon China, ALE, ALD

It’s very difficult to get over the scale of SEMICON China in a simple article, not just for the number of exhibition halls full of stands plying their trade but the number of visitors.  I walked over 5 miles on the first morning without getting around all I wanted to see. I will admit that …

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Processes, Technology

Ion-beam Nano patterning: experimental results with chemically- assisted etching

Schematic of a ion beam been extracted through the grids

Below you will be able to find the first part of experimental results with chemically assisted etching which our expert Dr Sebastien Pochon presented at SPIE conference in San Jose, California last week. The need for forming gratings (for example used in VR headsets) in materials such as SiO2 has seen a recent surge in …

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Events

Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems Conference 2018

MEMS2018

Reflecting the rapid growth of the MEMS field and the commitment and success of its research community, the IEEE MEMS Conference series has evolved into a premier annual event in the MEMS area. The MEMS2018 conference in Belfast, UK was attended by around 600 people, covering widespread applications of Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems. Asian and American …

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Processes

Area-selective ALD

Area selective ALD

As many people involved in Atomic Layered Deposition (ALD) might know, area-selective ALD is a hot topic at the moment. Papers, workshops, and blog posts are numerous (e.g., the recent atomic limits blog post or posts on BALD engineering) and they explain well what exciting new options there are to go towards area-selective growth. In …

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Corporate

2017 Year in Review

Collage of 2017 at Plasma

If you were to look up the creator of the saying “no day is ever the same here”, you will find that they were a Plasma employee.  2017 has been another great year of innovation and progress.  At Plasma we are always thinking about the things we will do next, so grab a nice winter …

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Processes

Indium Phosphide (InP) – There is a light that never goes out

Connected world image

Perhaps The Smiths were thinking a little more esoteric when they penned that tune and it is maybe a little bit of artistic license to say that InP lasers never go out. But somewhere on this planet there is always an InP laser blinking away rapidly, transmitting information, demonstrating how much we have come to …

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Bringing the Nanoworld Together – BTNT 2017

BTNT 2017 Hyderabad

Nanotechnology has changed the dynamics in various spheres of life. It has revolutionised many industries and is set to take a giant leap. To understand its use in various fields’, research is being conducted globally by all nations at various scales.  At Oxford Instruments, we realised the need for synergy between Industry and Academia; to …

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Five reasons to visit our stand at Semicon Europa: Booth B1-210

Semicon Europa 2017 is fast approaching and I am sure everyone is looking forward finding out what’s new and exciting in the Semiconductor industry as well as catching up with friends old and new. Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology will be exhibiting for the 30th year in a row and we would love to see you …

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Inside Plasma

A day in the life of a Service Engineer

A day in the life of an engineer

Every day our highly skilled engineers are working across the globe providing tailored services to meet the individual needs of our customers. Whether it’s installation, preventative maintenance, upgrading systems or contract services. Meet Justin Moreau, Senior Customer Support Engineer based in Boston, USA. Justin has been part of the Plasma Technology family for the past …

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Events

The 17th International conference on Atomic Layer Deposition

ALD ALE conference image

The conference in Denver, USA was the largest yet of this series, with about 900 registrations. Plasma Technology presented and co-authored several posters on both atomic layer etching and deposition. Dr Harm Knoops, our Technical ALD Sales Specialist based at TU Eindhoven, was on the programme committee – several presentations were given by that group. …

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