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Materials and Processes for Flexible Devices and Electronics

May. 2013- Flexible electronics encompass a broad range of technologies that impact emerging applications. These applications have generated significant interest due to potential commercial opportunities, which in turn has driven research and development in materials, devices, and scaled manufacturing methodologies. A variety of materials encompassing organic, inorganic, and composite nanomaterials will ...

Building a Better Capacitor with Custom Nanorods

Apr. 2013- A new process for growing forests of manganese dioxide nanorods may lead to the next generation of high-performance capacitors.

Case Studies in Nanomanufacturing Commercialization: An Interview With Clint Landrock, CTO for Nanotech Security Corporation

Jan. 2013- As another example of effective technology transfer and commercialization, the NNN will highlight the partnership between Nanotech Security Corp and Simon Fraser University. This case combines innovations and intellectual property emerging from an academic institution and a small business. An important aspect of this example is the technology that represents a nanomanufacturing platform ...

UMass Amherst Research Develops ‘Second Skin’ Military Fabric to Repel Chemical and Biological Agents

Nov. 2012- Military uniforms of the future may offer a new layer of critical protection to wearers thanks to research by teams at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and several other institutions who are developing a nanotube-based fabric that repels chemical and biological agents. UMass Amherst polymer scientists Kenneth Carter and James Watkins, collaborating with team leader Francesco ...

Nanotech Security Achieves High Speed Production Run of Metallized Optical Images

Sep. 2012- Nanotech Security Corp., developer of next-generation security and authentication features using nanotechnology based optics, announced that it has achieved a technological breakthrough with the successful metallization of images in a commercial-scale run. The 1500 foot length of optical images embossed on a 10 inch metallized roll was produced by an independent third party as part of its ...

Accelerating Progress for Advanced Manufacturing: Enabling Technologies, Barriers, Infrastructure, and Partnership Models for Roll-to-Roll Nanofabrication

Jun. 2012- Flexible and printed electronics technologies have advanced to the stage where inexpensively printing high performance devices on continuous rolls of polymer-based substrates now promises to revolutionize advanced manufacturing. The recently published report from the NIST-NNN Workshop on Nanofabrication Technologies for Roll-to-Roll Processing, an Academic-Industry Workshop on Technologies for ...

Additive-Driven Assembly of Block Copolymer-Nanoparticle Hybrid Materials for Solution Processable Floating Gate Memory

Feb. 2012- Floating gate memory devices were fabricated using well-ordered gold nanoparticle/block copolymer hybrid films as the charge-trapping layers, SiO2 as the dielectric layer and poly(3-hexylthiophene) as the semiconductor layer.  The charge-trapping layer was prepared via self-assembly. The addition of Au nanoparticles that selectively hydrogen-bond with pyridine in a poly(styrene-b-2-vinyl ...

Solution-based Fabrication of Quantum Dot Light-emitting Diodes

Sep. 2011- Multilayer light emitting diode (LED) structures incorporating quantum-dot (QD) active layers have shown promise for lighting and display applications resulting from the efficient, narrow-band light emission provided by QD’s, along with the ability to tune emission wavelength through control of QD size. A limitation of QD-based LEDs has been the choice of materials used to facilitate the ...

An Impermeable Wrap for Future Electronics

Aug. 2011- A moisture-resistant coating that extends the lifetime and reliability of plastic electronic devices, such as organic solar cells or flexible displays, has garnered the intense interest of developers of next-generation lighting materials. By cranking out large sheets of polymers bearing electronic circuitry using roll-to-roll technology, electronics manufacturers can substantially reduce their ...

Prototype tools for mass producing nanostructures to launch in Singapore

Aug. 2011- The Industrial Consortium On Nanoimprint (ICON), which is helmed by the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), a research institute of Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), is ready to put roll-to-roll nanoimprint manufacturing to the test. This manufacturing process can easily and quickly mass produce films and surfaces with nanometer-scale ...

Precision Woven Fabric for Transparent Electrode Applications

Jun. 2011- Transparent electrodes represent an enabling technology for flexible electronics encompassing a range of product applications for both consumers and critical national needs, including displays, solar photovoltaics (PV), e-paper, and light emitting diodes (LEDs). Recently, Kylberg et. al. reported on the investigation of transparent, flexible electrodes based on a precision fabric using metallic ...

Synthesis of Nanomaterials Gaining Foothold in Flexible Manufacturing Platforms and Applications

Oct. 2010- Flexible electronics represents an area for sustainable economic growth in the U.S. as emerging consumer products seek to find competitive advantages through reduced materials and manufacturing costs along with higher throughput production platforms. As an example, high rate, large area, roll-to-roll manufacturing has been a cornerstone of U.S. innovation and global competitiveness for many ...

Self-Assembled Polymer Templates for Device Applications: High-Rate and Low-Cost for Roll-to-Roll Processing

Jul. 2009- NSF Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing, University of Massachusetts AmherstThe rapid generation of highly-ordered arrays of nanoscopic elements with periodicities of <30 nm render the self-assembly of block copolymers (BCPs) ideal scaffolds and templates for nanofabrication. However, several crucial limitations to enable a broad-based adaptation of BCPs in nanomanufacturing must be ...

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Accelerating Progress for Advanced Manufacturing: Enabling Technologies, Barriers, Infrastructure, and Partnership Models for Roll-to-Roll Nanofabrication

Flexible and printed electronics technologies have advanced to the stage where inexpensively printing high performance devices on continuous rolls of polymer-based substrates now promises to revolutionize advanced manufacturing. The recently published report from the NIST-NNN Workshop on Nanofabrication Technologies for Roll-to-Roll Processing, an Academic-Industry Workshop on Technologies for ...

Formation of Pre-Competitive R2R Research Consortium

Launched in 2011 as part of the Center for University of Massachusetts / Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP), the precompetitive industry research consortium for Roll-to-Roll Processing designated as Cluster R has grown to seven industry members. Member meetings were held in the spring and fall and a dedicated Member Only website for disseminating reports and receiving member input was ...

Large-Area Roll-to-Roll and Roll-to-Plate Nanoimprint Lithography: A Step toward High-Throughput Application of Continuous Nanoimprinting

A continuous roll-to-roll nanoimprint lithography (R2RNIL) technique can provide a solution for high-speed large-area nanoscale patterning with greatly improved throughput; furthermore, it can overcome the challenges faced by conventional NIL in maintaining pressure uniformity and successful demolding in large-area imprinting. In this work, we demonstrate large-area (4 in. wide) continuous ...

Nanofabrication Technologies for Roll-to-Roll Processing

The roll-to-roll (R2R) platform is an industrial vetted way to handle solution-based processes and coatings for high volume manufacturing. R2R processes are implemented for applications as diverse as instant photographic film, separation membranes, filtration media, advance printing and holographic coatings, polymer anti-shatter films for car windshields, flexible solar panels, composite ...

Nanomanufacturing: path to implementing nanotechnology

Research and development work in nanoscience and nanotechnology has generated new fundamental understanding of physical phenomena and material behaviour at the nano-scale. This knowledge has resulted in discoveries of new materials, structures and devices. It is believed that these basic research investments should now lead to new products and applications. The general feeling is that ...

Nanomaterials, Informatics Included in Food and Drug Administration's Strategic Plan for Regulatory Science

Tasked with the core responsibility of protecting and promoting the health and safety of Americans through enhancing the availability of safe medical products and foods, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a document titled Advancing Regulatory Science at FDA: A Strategic Plan. Central to FDA's responsibilities is advancing the public health by expediting innovations ...

Printable, Novel Carbon Nanotube Inks with V2V Technology

CHASM Technologies has developed and demonstrated novel printable carbon nanotube (CNT) inks. The novel inks use V2V (Viscous-2-Vanishing) Technology, a patent-pending technique, to achieve a high concentration CNT (1 g/L) ink that can be easily screen or roll printed in a single pass to achieve high conductivity. Commercial CNT inks with V2V technology, from SouthWest NanoTechnologies ...

Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Flexible Low-operating Voltage Organic FETs Using Solution-based Hybrid High-K Dielectrics

Organic field effect transistors (OFETs) are key for flexible, lightweight, and inexpensive electronic devices. Low-voltage operation of OFETs is necessary for many practical applications and all solution-based, low-temperature processes are desirable as they provide a significant cost advantages for scaling to large area roll-to-roll fabrication processes. To meet these challenges the CHM has ...

Synthesis of Nanomaterials Gaining Foothold in Flexible Manufacturing Platforms and Applications

Flexible electronics represents an area for sustainable economic growth in the U.S. as emerging consumer products seek to find competitive advantages through reduced materials and manufacturing costs along with higher throughput production platforms. As an example, high rate, large area, roll-to-roll manufacturing has been a cornerstone of U.S. innovation and global competitiveness for many ...

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Advanced Nano Products Co., Ltd

Advanced Nano Products Co., Ltd

As a leading company which opens the new era of nanomaterial business in korea, ANP is manufacturing and supplying the chemically processed nanocrystalline materials and their chemical precursors for coating and powder processing applications. Our Advanced Nano Products include Anti Reflection Coatings, ITO Sputtering Target, Thin Film Target, IR Blocking Film, Nano Silver Ink, Nano Silver ...

ALD NanoSolutions

ALD NanoSolutions

ALD NanoSolutions helps our customers accelerate their product innovation. Our proprietary Particle ALD coating technology, which can apply designed coatings at the nanometer scale on particles of any size, creates enormous commercial opportunity for new materials development and integration. In addition, Polymer ALD forms nanocoatings on polymer films, where we are developing continuous ...

Aneeve Nanotechnologies LLC

Aneeve Nanotechnologies LLC

UCLA California NanoSystems Institute
Aneeve Nanotechnologies is a startup company spun-out of UCLA and USC developing nano enabled “carbon” electronics to bridge the gap between emerging and traditional technologies. The company was founded in 2007 by supplying pristinely aligned carbon to Northrop Grumman for high performance RF device applications. Aneeve is currently based on campus at ...

Applied Materials

Applied Materials

pplied Materials, Inc. is the global leader in Nanomanufacturing Technology solutions with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service and software products for the fabrication of semiconductor chips, flat panel displays, solar photovoltaic cells, flexible electronics and energy efficient glass.

Beneq Oy

Beneq Oy

Beneq is a leading supplier of production and research equipment for thin film ALD and aerosol coatings, as well as the world’s premier manufacturer of thin film electroluminescent (TFEL) displays. Beneq equipment is used for applying coatings in solar photovoltaics, flexible electronics, strengthened glass and other emerging thin film applications. Beneq has introduced several ...

Carestream Advanced Materials

Carestream Advanced Materials

Carestream Advanced Materials developed FLEXX films by applying more than 100 years of expertise in nanomaterial science, thin-film technology and roll-to-roll coating know-how. Our new films feature an innovative silver nanomaterial technology that allows for exceptional conductance and superior optical performance.

Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing

Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing

Binghamton University
The CAMM was established in 2005 when the Flex Tech Alliance (formerly the United States Display Consortium) selected Binghamton University, a global leader in electronics packaging and small scale systems integration, in partnership with Endicott Interconnect Technologies Inc, and Cornell University, to spearhead development of next generation roll-to-roll (R2R) ...

Chasm Technologies Inc.

Chasm Technologies Inc.

Chasm Technologies, Inc. was established in March 2005 to commercialize new products using novel nanomaterials and to develop manufacturing processes for micro- and nano-patterned thin films using scalable coating technologies. Chasm has extensive industrial experience in product development, manufacturing scale-up and product commercialization, Chasm brings both depth and breadth of ...

Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH

Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH

COATEMA stands for high quality coating and laminating plants. Your demand on COATEMA: The best technical and cost-effective production solution for the coating and laminating of roll-to-roll and sheet-to-sheet substrates. From product development to the commissioning, we offer coating lines and laminating lines as lab plants or production plants, for discontinuous and continuous processes, ...

Europlasma NV

Europlasma NV

We design, build and sell turnkey vacuum plasma treatment equipment. Together with you, we develop and optimize the plasma process required to solve your material problems and help you to make better and/or cheaper products in an environmental friendly way. Europlasma, with its engineering and construction under the Europlasma brand name since 1993, launched nanocoating technology under ...

Graphene Frontiers

Graphene Frontiers

Graphene Frontiers, founded in 2011, is a technological start-up based on new graphene-production technology developed at the University of Pennsylvania. With innovative technology that will to enable the continuous production of uniform, meterlength single layer graphene films, Graphene Frontiers is dedicated to providing custom graphene solutions at a commercial scale – and an affordable ...

Guo Research Group

Guo Research Group

University of Michigan
Our lab is conducting research in the area of micro- and nanophotonics, organic solar cells, nanomanufacturing processes, and photonic-based ultrasound imaging technologies. Research Highlights: * Roll to roll printed polymer organic solar cell based on a new ESSENCIAL technique; * Multifunctional plasmonic color filters; * High efficiency optoacoustic ...

Heliatek GmbH

Heliatek GmbH

Heliatek was spun-off in 2006 from the Technical University of Dresden (IAPP) and the University of Ulm. The company’s founding brought together internationally renowned expertise in the fields of organic optoelectronics and organic oligomer synthesis. As the global technology leader in the field of organic photovoltaics (OPV) based on small molecules, we are helping to shape a ...

Holst Centre

Holst Centre

Holst Centre is an independent open-innovation R&D centre that develops generic technologies for Wireless Autonomous Sensor Technologies and Flexible Electronics. A key feature of Holst Centre is its partnership model with industry and academia based around shared roadmaps and programs. It is this kind of cross-fertilization that enables Holst Centre to tune its scientific strategy to ...

MicroContinuum, Inc.

MicroContinuum, Inc.

MicroContinuum Inc. was founded in 1998 by a group of former Polaroid scientists and engineers with the goal of developing and commercializing new and innovative roll manufacturing technologies. MicroContinuum facilities, located in Cambridge MA, house an wide range of laboratory and manufacturing equipment, including two roll-to-roll (R2R) micro/nanoembossers, R2R vacuum coater, batch ...

Nanoptics GmbH

Nanoptics GmbH

Next generation “High-Quality-Roll2Roll-Beam-Curing-Nanoreplication-Systems” Nanoptics is an innovative specialist optical technologies equipment and process company, founded in 2008. We developed new technology to bring our partners to the desired capability position - to replicate optical, functional micro and nano structures on Roll2Roll equipment at the ultimate levels of quality and ...

NIL Technology ApS

NIL Technology ApS

NIL Technology ApS (NILT) specializes in nanopatterning and nanoimprint lithography. NILT has experience in meeting complex demands for research and new product development activities, and assists customers in all stages from pattern design to imprinted pattern. The NILT team consists of highly motivated and skilled engineers striving for delivering high quality one-stop solutions.

NSF Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing

NSF Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing

University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing (CHM) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is an NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) with a focus in on the development of nanomanufacturing processes. The CHM has three Technical Research Group areas (nanoscale materials and processes, nanoelectronics and bionanotechnology) and Process ...

Polyera Corporation

Polyera Corporation

Polyera Corporation is a leading supplier in semiconductor, dielectric, and interfacial materials for the printed and flexible electronics industry. Polyera is focused on developing breakthrough materials for its portfolio of ActivInk™ products and on working closely with customers to provide deep technical support and customized solutions in order to enable the commercialization of novel ...

Rolith, Inc.

Rolith, Inc.

Rolith, Inc. is developing advanced nanostructured coatings and devices based on proprietary technology for high throughput large surface area nanolithography. Found in nature (Moth eye, Lotus leaf and others) and successfully demonstrated in the Research Labs, these advanced coatings have an ability to revolultionize Solar, Lighting, Energy and Data storage, Information Displays, Life ...

Tera-Barrier Films Pte Ltd.

Tera-Barrier Films Pte Ltd.

TBF's core technology is its patented barrier material and barrier stack technology as this governs the life and reliability of electronic devices deposited on flexible substrates. The performance of devices like organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and solar cells is sensitive to moisture because water and oxygen molecules seep past the protective plastic layer over time and degrade the ...

Thin Film Electronics ASA

Thin Film Electronics ASA

Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”) has 15 years of experience in the field of non-volatile memories using functional polymers. Thinfilm’s unique all-printed re-writable products are ideal for use in standalone consumer applications, including personalized toys and online-enabled games. They can also be integrated with logic elements, sensors, batteries, and displays for mass market ...

Xunlight Corporation

Xunlight Corporation

Xunlight designs, manufactures, and delivers high performance, lightweight, and flexible solar modules. Xunlight Corporation is a venture-backed advanced technology company that specializes in the development of high-performance, flexible, and lightweight solar modules. Founded in 2002, the company was established to commercialize solar technology that was developed by Co-Founder Dr. ...