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Looking Back at 2019

2019 was an exciting year for Plasma Technology

We saw the launch of our fastest ever ALD system, as well as publishing several white papers on our solutions for leading-edge markets, blogs, webinars, events, collaboration projects and more! 

Take some time to read through our content and learn something new - here are the best bits of 2019.

1. Atomfab ALD system

Atomfab is the fastest remote plasma production ALD system on the market.

Atomfab is a powerful atomic layer deposition (ALD) system tailored for GaN power and RF device manufacturing. It features excellent uniformity, flexibility, and one of the fastest cycle times on the market today.


2. White Paper - Dry Etching of High Power VCSEL Array 

Reducing the cost of VCSEL devices is a focus for most VCSEL manufacturers.

In this latest White Paper you can learn:

  • How to control cost through process optimization at 150mm wafer size
  • How to improve process results for low emitter spacing in high power VCSEL
  • The impact of footing on your device performance

3. Blog - Solutions for Graphene & 2D Materials Devices

  • Do you know the key technologies necessary to drive graphene-based (and 2D materials) devices to the next stage of technology readiness?
  • Have you thought about the challenges of preparing graphene devices?

It has been almost 15 years since the seminal experiments on uncovering the fascinating properties of graphene. What started as a playground for fundamental physics studies has now evolved into...


4. Winner of 2019 SEM image competition

The winning prize of £200 Amazon Vouchers went to Dr Peyman Yousefi from Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany. 

We had so many interesting and creative entries who all deserved to be commended for their achievement so our judges selected three runners up.

5. Webinar - The best Gate Dielectric for your Gan device.

In this Webinar, Dr O'Mahony discussed the best ALD solutions for GaN HEMT devices including how to achieve the high film quality and low interface defect density needed to provide the best GaN device performance.


6. Oxford In Your City

We launched our first in a series of “Oxford In Your City” seminars.

OIYC was a one-day seminar held at the Dallas Cowboys Headquarters in Texas USA. The seminar was exclusively designed for our production customers and included plasma processing masterclasses from industry experts.

We are already busy planning more so watch this space!