Tegal Corporation (NASDAQ:TGAL) received an order from the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems in Duisburg, Germany for a Tegal 200 SE DRIE system equipped with the new Tegal ProNova2 reactor.
Yole Développement released details of its upcoming report, MEMS Manufacturing & Packaging. This report analyzes the main MEMS manufacturing evolution. MEMS drivers include size, cost, and performance, though in different ways than ICs. New MEMS manufacturing and packaging technologies and specific materials are necessary.
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced that its Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit (Scalable SIRU) has been selected as the inertial reference unit of choice for Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems satellite platforms.
DiCon Fiberoptics announced that its MEMS fiber-optic switching system was a successful participant in Boeing's first test flight of the new P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
Research and Markets added the "Invensense IDG 600/650 MEMS gyro 2-axes Reverse Costing" report to their offering. The report offers reverse costing & engineering process analysis of the Dual-Axis MEMS Gyroscope IDG-600/650 supplied by InvenSense and integrated in Wii motion accessory, including physical analysis, reconstruction of the process flow, and estimates on manufacturing and selling prices.
SUSS MicroTec announced a strategic collaboration with the Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF). As part of the cooperation, Cornell staff will perform research using SUSS lithography equipment, including enhanced contact aligner tool sets and a Gamma spray coater.
Surrey NanoSystems announced the first sales of its new nanomaterial growth system, the NanoGrowth-Catalyst, to the École Polytechnique of Montreal and the University of Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute.
Vorbeck Materials secured an additional $2.785 million in a fully subscribed series 2b financing, which was completed December 30, 2010. Fairbridge Venture Partners and Stoneham Partners led the round, along with individual investors.
University of Michigan-Dearborn mechanical engineering Prof. Pravansu Mohanty's start-up company, CSquared Innovations, won a $25,000 Next Gen Manufacturing Award. The company uses nano-structured films and materials for diverse applications.
ActaCell Inc. was awarded up to $3 million over a 3-year period in funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s NIST. The funding will focus on production scale up of nanocomposite alloy anode materials for lithium-ion batteries to be used in electric vehicles and other demanding applications.
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