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October 20, 2017 - Coupling Arradiance's formidable Atomic Layer Deposition(ALD) foundry service with the world class analytical and engineering resources of MicroLabs Scientific to provide researchers access to nanofilm development,characterization and deep expertise. ...read more
July 15, 2017 – A Proud Platinum Sponsor of ALD2017
The AVS 17th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2017) featuring the 4th International Atomic Layer Etching Workshop (ALE 2017) ...read more
SUDBURY, Mass., Jan 25, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) - Arradiance LLC, manufacturer of the popular GEMStar family of benchtop Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems for research and light production, today announced an impressive 73% sales growth for 2015 of their highly popular GEMStar family of benchtop Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) systems for research and light production. “We are extremely gratified by the market acceptance of our GEMStar XT line of thermal ALD systems. Most notable is the adoption of our new GEMStar XT-P plasma plus thermal system; the world’s only commercial benchtop, plasma-enhanced tool,” said Arradiance President, Ken Stenton. ...read more
Sudbury, MA, June, 2015 – Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., one of the world’s leading producers of photodetectors and imagers today announced that it has licensed certain Arradiance intellectual property for Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) nanofilms. This revolutionary technology, the subject of 11 issued US patents and several pending US and worldwide patents, is a foundational technology for next generation photomultiplier tubes (PMT) in use at several high energy physics installations worldwide. Photomultiplier tubes are being put to use as high-speed, high-sensitivity optical sensors in an increasingly broad spectrum of applications ranging from medical equipment to industrial fields. Hamamatsu Photonics is renowned for development prowess that provides scientists everywhere with optimized performance, not only in the detection of faint light, ultra-high speed phenomena and other events, but in special applications as well. ...read more
Sudbury, MA, May 11th, 2015 – Photek, Ltd. of St Leonards on Sea, UK today announced that it is licensing the intellectual property of Arradiance, Inc. of Sudbury, MA for use in nanofilm microchannel plate (MCP) based imagers and detectors. Arradiance’s revolutionary nanofilm technology, covered by 11 issued US patents and several pending US and worldwide patents, has been demonstrated to be the foundational technology for the next generation photomultiplier tubes (PMT) at several high energy physics installations worldwide. ...read more
SUDBURY, Mass. May 14, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Arradiance, Inc. today announced their new GEMStar XT™ platform that builds on the successful GEMStar thermal ALD system and for the first time, integrates remote inductively coupled plasma (ICP) into an economical benchtop footprint. ...read more
Sudbury, Mass., Friday June 28, 2013 8:30am EST Charlton, MA, and Sudbury, MA--Fiberoptics manufacturer Incom and atomic-layer deposition (ALD) technology developer Arradiance have entered into a licensing agreement, under which Incom will utilize Arradiance’s proprietary ALD microchannel plate (MCP) activation process. ...read more
Jan 7, 2013 - Latest development applies patented Nanofilm technology to vital cryogenic applications enabling noiseless, low signal amplification In an industry first, Arradiance, Inc. announced today, the demonstration of cryogenic Microchannel Plate (MCP) devices operating at MΩ resistances, enabling MHz data acquisition rates.
July 30, 2012 – Arradiance, Inc. announced today the issuance by the United States Patent Office of two patents that cover the use of
Nanofilm technologies , fundamental to large area detection, that will revolutionize applications in the scientific, homeland security and medical imaging markets. The patent for invention number 8,227,965 describes Microchannel plate (MCP) devices with tunable resistive films. The patent for invention number 8,237,129 describes polymer substrate-based MCP devices for use in fast neutron detection.
April 24, 2012 – Arradiance, Inc. today announced the allowance by the United States Patent Office of two fundamental patent applications claiming the use of
Nanofilm technology including films deposited using Atomic Layer Deposition as the resistive element in
Microchannel amplification devices. These allowances are the latest in a long list of Arradiance patents covering this method of producing
January 17, 2012 – Arradiance today received their first of order for the GEMStar-8™ Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART). Founded in 2007, SMART’s Interdisciplinary Research Group, Low Energy Electronic Systems has the mission “to initiate disruptive innovation that could establish new semiconductor industries” by working across technological boundaries within an entrepreneurial infrastructure suited to such a task.
December 12, 2011 – Arradiance has announced partnerships with two world-class organizations internationally. In Europe, Euris Semiconductor Services of Grenoble, France has agreed to represent and support Arradiance’ GEMStar™ line of Benchtop Atomic Layer Deposition systems. HTL Co. Japan Ltd. of Tokyo has agreed to a corresponding role.
November 02, 2010 - Arradiance today shipped their first of multiple orders of the GEMStar Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system to the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University. With its capability to process up to 6” diameter wafers using up to eight precursors, GEMStar has the flexibility to deposit atomically thin layers of material on virtually any substrate and was designed with the most challenging high aspect ratio and through-pore deposition applications in mind.
October 14, 2010 – Arradiance today announced that they have added to their IP portfolio a U.S. Patent entitled, “Microchannel Plate devices with multiple emissive layers” that acknowledges the novelty of the Company’s core technology. Among the
breakthrough claims of the patent is the application of an engineered thin film dynode layer applied to
Microchannel plates which enhance their performance in many key areas including higher gain, lower dark noise, and longer effective lifetime.
June 21, 2010 – Arradiance today announced their powerful new GEMStar™ Benchtop Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system timed with the start of the American Vacuum Society’s annual Atomic Layer Deposition Meeting in Seoul, Korea where Dr. Philippe de Rouffignac, Arradiance Principal Material Scientist, has been invited to speak on the topic, “ALD of SnO2 as the active component of a Plastic Microchannel‐Based Direct Fast Neutron Detector.” The GEMStar, for which Arradiance has already received multiple orders from leading research centers, can be used to deposit thin layers of material on virtually any substrate and was designed with the most challenging high aspect ratio and through‐pore deposition applications in mind.
June 3, 2010 – Arradiance, Inc. has been awarded a grant under the Department of Energy Small Business Innovation Research (DOE SBIR) program to develop large‐area
Microchannel plates for use as an alternative to traditional photomultipliers.
February 09, 2010 - Arradiance, Inc. announced today that they are the recipients of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The goal of the program is to develop new imaging and sensor technology using Arradiance’s proprietary GEM thin film technologies to replace decades-old
Microchannel plate (MCP) technology currently used in space imaging and sensing applications.
July 17, 2009 – Arradiance today unveiled the GEM‐D2 Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) system at the American Vacuum Society’s annual Atomic Layer Deposition Meeting in Monterey, CA. The GEM‐D2 can be used to deposit atomically thin layers of material on virtually any substrate and was designed with the most challenging high aspect ratio and through‐pore deposition applications in mind.
March 30, 2009 - Arradiance, Inc. announced today the demonstration of the world’s first
Microchannel plate fabricated on a plastic substrate. Microchannel plates are used in numerous imaging and detection applications where high spatial and temporal resolution coupled with high signal to noise ratio are important. Example applications include: space science, biotechnology, analytical instrumentation, homeland security and night vision.
September 19, 2008 - Advanced materials developer Arradiance Inc. in Sudbury has raised $1.75 million of a $3.5 million round of funding, and officials hope the infusion of cash will help the company further penetrate a handful of new vertical markets, including night-vision optics and
April 9, 2007 - Arradiance, Inc. today announced that they have closed a new round of financing with lead investor, Landon T. Clay, Managing Member of East Hill Management Co. LLC of Boston, MA. The terms of the financing were not disclosed. “We are extremely excited about having someone with Landon’s stature in the financial community as an investment partner in Arradiance”, said Arradiance President, Ken Stenton, “Landon brings an appreciation of the needs of an early-stage technology company that will serve us well as we attempt to penetrate crucial semiconductor processing markets”.