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Solmates PLD as key enabler for photonics

Sonia Garcia-Blanco, Associate Professor Mesa+ Institute, University of Twente, gives a detailed description of Photonics as Key Enabling Technology in the Twente region. Together, the University of Twente and the high-tech companies based in th...

Solmates’ PLD machine enables MESA+ to take a step in the direction of industry

The University of Twente’s MESA+ research institute has purchased an advanced Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) machine from its research partner, the spin-off company Solmates. This device opens the door to the creation of new materials and chips ...

Meet us at SENSOR EXPO San Jose

Solmates will be attending the Sensor Expo exhibition in San Jose, June 21-23. See what Pulsed Laser Deposition can do for your Sensor solutions

Please meet us at our booth (nr.1232) 

Press Release: Solmates secures key order for its PLD equipment from leading nanoelectronics research center imec

ENSCHEDE, the Netherlands, April 18th 2016- Solmates has received an important and high profile order for its Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) equipment from world–leading nanoelectronics research center imec.  The system is scheduled for del...

5th International Workshop on Piezoelectric MEMS

The 5th International Workshop on Piezoelectric MEMS will be held at the MINATEC center in Grenoble, France, May 24-25, 2016. Matthijn Dekkers, CTO at Solmates, will give a presentation on the lab-to-fab stepping stone for applications of epi...

E-MRS Spring meeting 2016

The 2016 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in Lille (France) from May 2 to 6.    The conference will include 31 parallel symposia, 3 workshops & tutorials, one plenary session, one exhibition and much more. All ...

Mesaplus and Solmates publish on epitaxial PMN-PT piezo thin films

Epitaxial (PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3)2/3-(PbTiO3)1/3 (PMN-PT) films with different out-of-plane orientations were prepared using a CeO2/yttria stabilized ZrO2 bilayer buffer and symmetric SrRuO3 electrodes on silicon substrates by pulsed laser deposition. The o...

PEER Group Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

PEER Group has been awarded Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award, one of 27 companies to receive the award in 2015. Solmates’ PLD equipment is controlled by PEER Group’s tool automation solution, PTO, which has enabled us to devel...

Imec and Solmates to jointly evaluate “Beyond Moore” materials for emerging microelectronic technologies

Imec performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Emerging microelectronic technologies require integration of new “Beyond Moore” materials. Solmates’ Pulsed Laser Deposition technology is very well suited to integrate these ...

Twente high-tech companies make transition to 5G possible

The EU is investing 1.6 million euros in research conducted by Solmates, LioniX and Satrax The nanotechnology companies Solmates, LioniX and Satrax together will receive a grand total of 1.6 million euros from the European Union for the developmen...

Solmates and MESA+ institute publish on lead-free piezo thin films for MEMS

For MEMS applications the best of class piezo materials such as lead-zirconium-titanate (PZT) are lead (Pb) containing. From environmental aspects it is highly desired that in near future these materials are replaced by lead-free piezo materials. Sol...

Meet Solmates at 2015 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

Solmates will be present at the MRS Fall Meeting. You are welcome to visit us at booth 1105. The 2015 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit will be held in Boston, Massachusetts from November 29-December 4, 2015. All technical sessions and non-technical e...

CHInano 2015, 28-30 October

CHInano Conference & Expo 2015 is going to be held at the Suzhou International Expo Center in China from October 28-30, 2015. CHInano Conference & Expo 2015 provides an international platform for professionals to showcase Analysi...

E-MRS 2015 FALL MEETING, September 15-18, 2015

The 2015 E-MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit will be held at the Warsaw University of Technology, from September 15 to 18. Solmates will be present at E-MRS fall Meeting with a booth and on Friday the 18th, Nicolas Hildenbrand, Scientist at Solmat...

Robert Bosch publishes on gas sensor materials deposited by Solmates PLD tool

Comparative study of large area pulsed laser deposited metal oxides for gas sensors applications. Large area pulsed laser deposition was used to deposit different metal oxide thin films on wafer-level aiming to find materials for miniaturized gas ...

Led Lighting Taiwan

The LED Lighting Taiwan will be held from June 16-18  at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taiwan. Solmates will be present at the LED Ligting Taiwan, you can find us at booth 325A and 326. For more Information, you can visit the website...

Solmates demonstrates fully closed ultra-thin film metal oxides on silicon wafers

In general it is not straightforward to deposit ultra-thin layers of about 1 nm using conventional deposition techniques. Using sputtering or ALD these layers have the tendency to be only fully closed above a thickness of a few nanometers. Using its ...

Solmates enables full transparent OLEDs with its patented ITO on OLED deposition process

ENSCHEDE, The Netherlands, November the 10th 2014- Full transparent OLEDs are being pursued since the development of OLEDs. But high transparency requires the deposition of a transparent electrode (ITO) on top of the extremely fragile organic materia...

Professors Dave Blank and Guus Rijnders, co-founders of Solmates, win prestigious FOM Valorization Prize 2014

They will receive the award at the FOM@Veldhoven meeting on January 20, 2015.
More information on the award and on the work of Profs. Blank and Rijnders at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology is available via de UT home page www.twente.nl

Prototype of new transistor for lower power consumption

Researchers from the University of Twente MESA+ research institute, together with the company SolMateS, have developed a new type of transistor to reduce the power consumption of microchips. The basic element of modern electronics, namely the tr...

Analysis of thin-film PZT/LNO stacks on an encapsulated TiN electrode

The MESA+ institute of Nanotechnology in collaboration with NXP and Solmates  has demonstrated functional MFM capacitors where the PZT was deposited with Solmates PLD on TiN (instead of Pt) by B. Kaleli , M.D. Nguyen, J. Schmitz , R.A...

CEO Arjen Janssens interviewed in the October issue of MEMS Trends

CEO, Arjen Janssens, was interviewed on pulsed laser deposition of PZT thin films.
You can read the full article on page 20 of the October issue of MEMS Trends from Yole Developpement.

 

Intrinsic stability of ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of PZT

Intrinsic stability of ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of PZT investigated by UTwente. Epitaxial thin films do not require poling according to new press release in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Volume 14, Number 4. For a...

Solmates Ships its Second SIP 800 Pulsed Laser Deposition system

Enschede, The Netherlands.---Solmates a global supplier of industrial deposition equipment based on laser deposition shipped today its second SIP 800 system to Corporate Sector Research and Advance Engineering of Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlinge...

High Tech NL visits Solmates

High Tech NL is a national organization for High Tech Equipment suppliers. About 25 members of High Tech NL visited Solmates  on June 27. Arjen Janssens, CEO, received his guests and shared how Solmates developed its technology towards a solu...

Project on Ultrasound MEMS technology granted

The Innovation to Industrialisation for Advanced Micro- and Nanosystems (I2I) project has been granted for subsidies from EFRO. Part of the I2I project comprises the project Ultrasound MEMS technology, with SolMateS, Solutions-on-Silicon, University ...