The Nanocleen system
The Nanocleen system

In-vacuum film cleaning system


Products

Teknek, a UK based company specialised in contact cleaning systems , recently announced that it has introduced the world’s first contact cleaning technology for thin films that can be used in high vacuum. The Nanocleen vacuum system is said to be ideal for use in roll-to-roll production of printed electronics, and offer excellent removal of nano-scale particles that could otherwise affect product yields. It was developed as part of Clean4Yield, an EU-funded project coordinated by Holst Centre.

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  PaperTab displays in use
PaperTab displays in use

PaperTab a runner-up for T3 Innovation of the Year


Exhibitions / Events

Plastic Logic’s PaperTab has earned a runner-up position in the Innovation of the Year category in the prestigious T3 Gadget Awards, which are presented by T3 magazine.

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  A printer Ceradrop presented at the LOPEC exhibition
A printer Ceradrop presented at the LOPEC exhibition

Ceradrop announces its integration into the MGI Group


Companies / Markets

Ceradrop, a manufacturer of inkjet printers tailored for the production of printed electronics based in France, just announced its integration into the MGI Group. Through this move the company hopes to benefit from MGI’s ecosystem to consolidate its technology, enjoy a worldwide presence and industrialise its products in the printed electronics market. 

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  This wafer contains tiny computers using carbon nanotubes, a material that could lead to smaller, more energy-efficient processors
This wafer contains tiny computers using carbon nanotubes, a material that could lead to smaller, more energy-efficient processors

Researchers build first computer using carbon nanotubes


Products

A team of engineers at Stanford University, CA, USA, has successfully built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes (CNT) instead of silicon.

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  The Tempe system
The Tempe system

Colnatec and Novaled test world’s first heated sensor system for pinpoint precision OLEDs


Companies / Markets

Colnatec LLC, a manufacturer of temperature-controlled sensors for thickness measurement of thin film devices based in Gilbert, Arizona, and Novaled AG, a provider of OLED technologies and materials, which is headquartered in Dresden, Germany, just announced that they will work together in a joint research and development project to test the performance of “Tempe”, which according to the companies is the world’s first heated quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) sensor system for device layer self-regeneration in continuously-run OLED production.

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