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December 12, 2018Astronics Corp., East Aurora, N.Y., announces an agreement to sell the intellectual property and certain assets associated with its semiconductor test business to Advantest Corp., Tokyo, for $185 million in cash.
December 12, 2018Zeiss AG, Jena, Germany, and Arivis, Munich, announce the expansion of their partnership in materials research through development of improved high-resolution multidimensional image data and data sharing in microscope imaging systems.
December 06, 2018Goodfellow, Coraopolis, Pa., announces a major expansion of its range of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) materials to include 12 different forms: film, sheet, fiber, monofilament, powder, granule, tube, rod, mesh, bolt, nut, and washer.
November 27, 2018Applied Materials Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., announces plans for the Materials Engineering Technology Accelerator (META) Center, a major expansion of the company’s R&D capabilities aimed at creating new ways for Applied and its customers to drive innovation as classic Moore’s Law scaling becomes more challenging.
November 26, 2018This profile series introduces leading materials scientists from around the world who happen to be females. Here we speak with Virginia M. Osterman, senior scientist at Solar Atmospheres Inc. in Souderton, Pa.
November 18, 2018The SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG), Milpitas, Calif., reports that worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the third quarter 2018, surpassing record second quarter 2018 area shipments to set another all-time high.
November 16, 2018Researchers at Swiss Federal Laboratories (EMPA) announce that they have developed a joining process in which reactive nano-multilayers join a wide variety of heat-sensitive components without any loss in quality.
November 15, 2018Superior Technical Ceramics (STC), St. Albans, Vt., has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners for its diverse range of advanced ceramics for technical applications such as those that must function in high heat, corrosive environments, thermal management challenges, mechanical wear problems, electrical insulation requirements, and high temperature/pressure conditions.
November 09, 2018Buehler, Lake Bluff, Ill., and Instron, Norwood, Mass., demonstrated their latest innovations, accessories, and consumables for materials testing in the electronics industry at ISTFA 2018.
November 09, 2018Oxford Instruments, England, announces that Tata Steel, India, recently upgraded its EBSD facility at its Advanced Material Characterization Laboratory by replacing the existing Oxford Instruments Nordlys detector and Aztec HKL EBSD, with the latest CMOS sensor-based Symmetry EBSD detector system.