Article - 20 Feb 2006
Tribology includes the methodical study of friction, lubrication, and wear. Tribology plays a critical role in diverse technological areas.
News - 29 Mar 2005
A new dielectric material, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, could facilitate the use of copper circuitry at the chip level. The thermally stable aromatic...
News - 26 Mar 2004
Applied Materials, Inc. has received an order from Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, one of the world's top three dedicated semiconductor foundries, for a broad range of transistor, low k...
Tribocorrosion causes the degradation or alteration of materials through the combined action of corrosion and wear. It restricts the performance and life-time of installations, machines and devices...
News - 5 Jun 2013
Dow Electronic Materials, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today announced that it has received ON Semiconductor’s Perfect Quality Gold Award for 2012. Dow earned the award based on...
News - 4 Jul 2008
Evonik Industries AG and BASF have agreed to collaborate on the development of ceria-based slurries for fabricating computer chips. The agreement will leverage BASF’s chemical expertise, global...
News - 26 Oct 2006
Nanodiamonds, miniature diamonds with diameters around 5nm can be used in a range of applications but are poorly understood. Initial research into nanodiamonds include obvious applications like...
News - 25 Jan 2006
Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. has obtained a basic patent of its CMP slurry which is based on self-activated cerium oxide particles. When manufacturing semiconductor devices, the slurry allows the...
The Model 657 Dimple Grinder II, from Gatan, is designed to rapidly remove material from a surface with minimum damage. It provides high-speed and consistent mechanical pre-thinning to near electron...
Gatan, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software used to enhance and extend the operation and performance of electron microscopes. Gatan's products, which are...