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NanoMission Japan 2011

Institute of Nanotechnology    |  2 Dec 2010

Applications are now invited from UK companies to participate in NanoMission Japan 2011 which will allow companies the opportunity to participate in the major international event Nano Tech Japan 2011 held annually in Tokyo. Nano Tech Japan is the world’s largest trade show and attracts visitors from across the globe. [...]


NanoMarkets Releases New Report on Thin-Film Solar Materials Market

NanoMarkets    |  29 Nov 2010

NanoMarkets has just published a new report titled, “Thin-Film Photovoltaics Materials Markets, 2011 and Beyond.” The report is part of NanoMarkets ongoing coverage of thin-film and organic photovoltaics markets and includes its latest projections on materials sales for thin-film silicon (TF Si), cadmium telluride (CdTe) and CIGS PV. 


New NanoMarkets Reports Puts Thin-Film Photovoltaic Material Market at $5.9 Billion in 2016

NanoMarkets    |  29 Nov 2010

NanoMarkets has just published its latest report on the markets for materials sold for TFPV applications.  According to the report “Thin-Film Photovoltaics Materials Markets, 2011 and Beyond,” despite the end of the silicon shortage and ongoing economic woes, the TFPV materials markets will generate $5.9 billion ($US) in 2016 compared to $2.1 [...]


Umicore receives an order for 12 Generation 8.5 ITO rotary sputtering targets

VCi News Desk    |  21 Nov 2010

Umicore Thin Film Products announces an order for 12 Gen 8.5 ITO rotary sputtering targets for TFT Array application.The contract was concluded with an undisclosed equipment maker active in the field of ITO sputtering. The targets will be used for a full scale demonstration of ITO rotary target technology for [...]


The Hiden TPD Workstation for UHV Thermal Desorption Studies

Hiden Analytical Limited    |  4 Nov 2010

The new TPD Workstation from Hiden Analytical is a complete turnkey station for UHV temperature programmed desorption studies and is suited to both quality control and to research applications. Applicable technologies include photovoltaics, metallurgy and semiconductor and thin-film studies.The sample heating stage is fully programmable to 1000C and is mounted [...]


New MAXIM SIMS/SNMS Workstation from Hiden Analytical

Hiden Analytical Limited    |  21 Oct 2010

Hiden Analytical announce the new MAXIM SIMS/SNMS Workstation combining high-sensitivity surface measurement by both secondary ion and sputtered neutral mass spectrometry, all under integrated PC control. The system is suited to both static and dynamic measurement, and is fully UHV compliant with a choice of oxygen, argon and caesium ion [...]


The QGA – The New Gas Analyser from Hiden Analytical

Hiden Analytical Limited    |  21 Oct 2010

Hiden Analytical introduce the new QGA compact benchtop mass spectrometer configured for continuous real-time multi-species analysis of both gases and vapours in the pressure range from 2 bar to 100mbar absolute. Applications include thermal analysis, fermentation processes, catalysis and general gas reaction studies. With mass range to 300amu and detection [...]


Coventor and Process Relations Collaborate to Streamline Fabrication Process Development

Process Relations GmbH    |  7 Oct 2010

Coventor, Inc. (, the leading supplier of software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), and Process Relations, a provider of enterprise data information management systems for high tech process development, announced today a collaboration to develop and market integrated solutions to improve the efficiency of developing next generation fabrication processes for [...]


Do you need vacuum components, pumps, vacuum technology expertise?

Xmark Media Ltd    |  6 Oct 2010

A new event for vacuum technologies, strongly supported by the vacuum supply community will open its doors for the first time on 3 November at The International Centre in Telford.Date: 3 and 4 November 2010Venue: The International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, UKVacuum Expo Website: www.vacuum-expo.comPhotonex Website: www.photonex.orgVacuum technologies are in great [...]


Vacuum Coating Info has been launched!    |  3 Oct 2010

Today marks the official launch of Vacuum Coating Info (, a Web 2.0 based B2B/B2C global information exchange platform that aims to serve industries and individuals involved in vacuum coating, plasma processing, thin film fabrication and nanotechnology. The website will be of interest to the practitioners working in the field [...]


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