24 Nov 2021
Low-Cost Printing of Ultrafine Resolution RDL, and Passive Components
Nano Ops, Inc. is pleased to host its first webinar on December 2, 2021 @ 1:30 eastern since the launch of FLEX RD and FFx RD800, Fab-in-a-Tool series products. Nano OPS is the world's first manufacturer of purely additive manufacturing tools capable of printing nanoscale features, bringing a nanomanufacturing fab in your lab.
24 Nov 2021
Nano-OPS, a spin-out from Northeastern University, have developed an innovative method of producing additive electronics. This involves the assembly of nanomaterials to produce features as small as 20 nm, enabling the production of devices with transistors, inverters, MEMS and more.
3 Nov 2021
PragmatIC Semiconductor Appointment to Board of Directors
PragmatIC Semiconductor announces that Birger Steen has joined its Board of Directors. Birger is Board Chair of multiple technology businesses including Internet of Things pioneer and global Bluetooth LE market leader Nordic Semiconductor ASA, business network innovator Pagero AB, and German care technology leader myneva GmbH.
25 Oct 2021
New Technique Paves Way for Perfect Perovskites
An exciting new solar material called organic-inorganic halide perovskites could one day help the US achieve its solar ambitions and decarbonize the power grid. One thousand times thinner than silicon, perovskite solar materials can be tuned to respond to different colors of the solar spectrum simply by altering their composition mix.
19 Oct 2021
PragmatIC Semiconductor Secures $80 Million Funding
PragmatIC Semiconductor has secured $80 million of Series C funding. This scale-up investment will be used to build a second FlexLogIC fab in the North East of England, to meet the growing demand for ultra-low-cost flexible integrated circuits for the Internet of Everything.
8 Oct 2021
AlixLabs is an early-stage company that is commercialising an improved method of atomic layer etching (ALE) in semiconductor manufacturing. Their method, which they call Atomic Layer Etch Pitch-splitting (ASP), is projected by them to reduce process time, investment costs and environmental impact for fabrication of upcoming generation IC chips by approximately half per lithography mask layer.
28 Sep 2021
Brewer Science is best known for production of advanced materials, primarily for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. It also produces a wide range of printed sensors, which this profile focuses on. These are capable of detecting a variety of parameters such as temperature, degree of flex and soluble ion concentration. IDTechEx caught up with R&D Director Dr Adam Scott to find out more.
17 Sep 2021
Ynvisible and PragmatIC Partner to Deliver Flexible Display Modules
Ynvisible Interactive Inc and PragmatIC Semiconductor have entered into non-binding Technology Partnership and Supply Agreement, for a period of 3 years for services and deliverables of up to 2 Million US dollars, focused on fully integrated flexible display modules.
9 Jun 2021
3D Ceram Sinto
3D Ceram Sinto is a ceramic 3D printer and materials manufacturer based in Limoges, France. IDTechEx spoke with Kareen Malsallez and Maxence Bourjol, marketing manager and area sales manager (respectively) at 3D Ceram.
5 May 2021
VELO3D Manufacturing Solution for 3D Printing 'Impossible' Parts
VELO3D Inc announced the delivery of a state-of-the-art aluminum F357 metal AM solution to Wagner Machine Company, a second-generation, precision machine shop with a reputation for building the impossible.
15 Feb 2021
CVD Graphene for Electronic Applications: 2021 Status and Outlook
Given the exciting properties, graphene has always been linked as a revolutionary material for the electronics industry. CVD graphene is cited as the ideal solution in providing a perfect single layer produced in a low cost continuous R2R process, but the manufacturing and commercial reality have proved very different. After a long period of research, and with players regularly exiting and entering the field, we are only now starting to see this technology mature and the dawn of the commercial reality.
12 Feb 2021
Black Semiconductor is a spin-out company from the research institute AMO commercializing graphene-enabled optoelectronics. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Daniel Schall (CEO).
18 Jan 2021
Desktop Metal to buy EnvisionTEC for $300 Million
Desktop Metal Inc announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire EnvisionTEC for total consideration of $300 million, consisting of a combination of cash and newly issued Desktop Metal stock.
28 Nov 2020
Plessey is a UK-based working on MicroLEDs based on GaN-on-silicon technology. Plessey operates 150 mm and 200 mm wafer processing facilities to undertake design, test and assembly of products. The company provides illuminators for display engines (Digital Micro-mirror Device DMD and LCOS) and full-field emissive microLED displays that combine very high density RGB pixel arrays with high-performance in-house developed CMOS backplanes to produce high brightness, low power and high frame rate image sources for head mounted displays (HMDs), Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) systems.
28 Nov 2020
HongKong Beida Jade Bird Display Ltd.
Jade Bird Display (JBD) is a start-up founded in 2015 and headquartered in Hong Kong. Its core technology is the monochromatic micro-displays, enabled by wafer-level mass manufacturable approach of monolithic hybrid integration of µLED arrays on Si ICs.
15 Sep 2020
PragmatIC Appoints Erik Langaker as Chair of the Board
PragmatIC has appointed Erik Langaker as independent Chair to complement its existing strong Board of Directors. This appointment comes alongside additional funding of over £13 million to support ongoing production ramp-up, accelerate manufacturing optimisation and drive continued product innovation.
11 Aug 2020
9 Materials Science Start-Ups Changing Metal Additive Manufacturing
The metal additive manufacturing market will be negatively impacted by the 2020 pandemic. Despite this short-to-mid-term setback, the industry is forecast to rise and exceed $10Bn within the next 10-years. The emerging and established printer players grab nearly all of the headlines, but most of this forecast annual revenue will be in material sales in which there is great untapped potential.
6 Aug 2020
IDTechEx Analyst Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh interviews Scantinel Business Development Manager Norbert Recke
28 Jul 2020
IDTechEx Analyst Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh interviews Graphenea CEO Jesus de la Fuente
24 Jul 2020
Battery Breakthrough Boosts Electric Flight, Long-Range Electric Cars
In the pursuit of a rechargeable battery that can power electric vehicles for hundreds of miles on a single charge, scientists have endeavored to replace the graphite anodes currently used in EV batteries with lithium metal anodes.