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Food Processing & Preparation

Die-Singulation System features plasma-based operation.

Utilizing energized plasma, MicroDieSingulator (MDS)-100 systems deliver singulation of semiconductor dies from 4, 6, and 8 in. wafers mounted on industry-standard tape frames. Singulation (dicing) of individual dies can be achieved with separation lines (streets) of 20 microns or less, maximizing utilization of silicon-wafer real-estate. Also, MDS technology separates dies without causing...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Plasma-Therm and Smoltek Commit to Carbon-Based Technology Development

Smoltek have entered a partnership to develop carbon-based growth and device technologies. Carbon nanofibers (CNF) have been demonstrated as having applications for micro-bumps, enhanced thermal interface material and layer-to-layer micro-vias. Each of these applications addresses important needs in evolving semiconductor chip fabrication and packaging, provides specific advantages over existing...

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ICP System provides etching over variety of materials.

Incorporating Shuttlelock® SLR technology, repackaged with updated, tier one components, Apex SLR is suited for wide range of uniform Inductively Coupled Plasma etch applications. Load lock system features 4-button control for processing in less than 1.0 mÂ-² footprint. Built and controlled with PLC and DeviceNet software, Apex SLR is available with both laser and optical emission...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Plasma-Therm Receives Repeat Orders for VERSALINE®

St. Petersburg, Florida – A leading US wireless compound semiconductor device manufacturer has placed capacity driven, follow-on orders with Plasma-Therm LLC for VERSALINE® wafer processing, etch modules. The process modules will support RF power amplifier and switch chip production with advanced backside GaAs via formation. These chipsets are used primarily in handsets and other RF...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Plasma-Therm Awarded Federal Contract

St. Petersburg, Florida - Plasma-Therm received a federal contract from the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for high density plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition systems. The contract will be used for continued research and development for future electronics, nanofabrication, Nano manufacturing, energy storage, transport, and conversion...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Plasma-Therm Receives a Repeat Multi-Module Versaline Order from Wireless Chip Manufacturer

St. Petersburg, FL - Plasma-Therm LLC, a global supplier of plasma process equipment, is pleased to announce the sale of another multi-chamber VERSALINE® production system for etch and deposition to a leading North American wireless compound semiconductor manufacturer. The process modules include an Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) etcher for additional capacity for advanced backside GaAs...

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Plasma-Therm Announces VERSALINE® RIE Etch Order

St. Petersburg, FL - Plasma-Therm LLC, a global supplier of plasma etch and deposition process equipment, is pleased to announce that a leading manufacturer of high technology defense systems from the EMEA region has recently accepted delivery of a VERSALINE® RIE etch system. This leading international manufacturer designs, develops and produces high technology defense systems for...

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University of Bergen Chooses Plasma-Therm's 790+ System for Nano-Fabrication Facility

St. Petersburg, FL - The Department of Physics and Technology at the University of Bergen, Norway, has recently selected Plasma-Therm and their 790+ Reactive Ion Etcher for its nano-fabrication facility. The University of Bergen's system addition to their facility will assist in the development of free-standing Fresnel zoneplates for neutral helium microscopes. The 790+ RIE equipment will also...

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Food Processing & Preparation

Die-Singulation System features plasma-based operation.

Utilizing energized plasma, MicroDieSingulator (MDS)-100 systems deliver singulation of semiconductor dies from 4, 6, and 8 in. wafers mounted on industry-standard tape frames. Singulation (dicing) of individual dies can be achieved with separation lines (streets) of 20 microns or less, maximizing utilization of silicon-wafer real-estate. Also, MDS technology separates dies without causing...

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Company News

Plasma-Therm Provides Plasma Processing Workshop to Penn State University's Nanofabrication Laboratory

St. Petersburg, Florida – Researchers recently attended Plasma-Therm’s advanced plasma processing workshop, held at The Pennsylvania State University Nanofabrication Laboratory. Workshop attendees from disciplines as diverse as MEMS, solid state lighting, power, photonics, and nanotechnology, participated in the full-day event to learn about fundamental and advanced technologies used in...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Plasma-Therm and Smoltek Commit to Carbon-Based Technology Development

Smoltek have entered a partnership to develop carbon-based growth and device technologies. Carbon nanofibers (CNF) have been demonstrated as having applications for micro-bumps, enhanced thermal interface material and layer-to-layer micro-vias. Each of these applications addresses important needs in evolving semiconductor chip fabrication and packaging, provides specific advantages over existing...

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ICP System provides etching over variety of materials.

Incorporating Shuttlelock® SLR technology, repackaged with updated, tier one components, Apex SLR is suited for wide range of uniform Inductively Coupled Plasma etch applications. Load lock system features 4-button control for processing in less than 1.0 mÂ-² footprint. Built and controlled with PLC and DeviceNet software, Apex SLR is available with both laser and optical emission...

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Company News

Successful Plasma-Therm Semiconductor Processing Workshop at Korea Advanced Nano FAb Center

St. Petersburg, Florida – Plasma-Therm’s advanced plasma processing workshop, held at KANC (Korea Advanced Nano Fab Center), attracted nearly 100 engineers and researchers from 25 companies and institutes. Topics spanned the fundamental and advanced technology used in semiconductor device fabrication, materials research, and nanotechnology. Workshop attendees from disciplines as diverse as...

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Plasma-Therm Achieves Multiple #1 Rankings in VLSIresearch Survey

St. Petersburg, Florida – Plasma-Therm, a global supplier of plasma processing equipment, is proud to announce its first #1 ranking in the 10 BEST of VLSIresearch’s 2013 Customer Satisfaction Survey. This distinction is given to the top-voted focused supplier of chip making equipment. With over 98 percent of the chip market represented, Plasma-Therm is proud of the support showed by its...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Plasma-Therm Receives Repeat Orders for VERSALINE®

St. Petersburg, Florida – A leading US wireless compound semiconductor device manufacturer has placed capacity driven, follow-on orders with Plasma-Therm LLC for VERSALINE® wafer processing, etch modules. The process modules will support RF power amplifier and switch chip production with advanced backside GaAs via formation. These chipsets are used primarily in handsets and other RF...

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Plasma-Therm Employee Recognized by Governor Scott

St. Petersburg, Florida – On February 28th, 2013, Plasma-Therm was chosen to host a press conference for Governor Rick Scott to highlight his commitment to eliminate sales taxes for investments on manufacturing equipment. This commitment is a part of his Building Up Florida Manufacturing Jobs proposal which will help small manufacturers in Florida grow and increase employment. During the...

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Stanford's Nanofabrication Facility and Plasma-Therm Host Plasma Processing Technical Workshop for Silicon Valley

St. Petersburg, Florida - Plasma-Therm has provided a two day plasma processing workshop at Stanford University's Nanofabrication Facility (SNF). Presentations addressed both fundamental and advanced plasma etching and deposition technologies used primarily in semiconductor device fabrication and materials science research. The Stanford facility, part of NNIN (National Nanofabrication...

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SINANO/Chinese Academy of Sciences (SUZHOU) and Plasma-Therm Host Plasma Processing Technical Workshop

St. Petersburg, Florida - Plasma-Therm has provided an advanced plasma processing workshop at Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics Chinese Academy of Sciences (SINANO CAS). Both fundamental and advanced plasma etching and deposition technologies, used primarily in semiconductor device fabrication and materials science research, are presented. The workshop was hosted by the...

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