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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) more

January 25, 2016 – Sales of GEMStar XT benchtop ALD systems including rapid market adoption of the new GEMStar XT-P plasma-enhanced system resulted in 73% sales growth in 2015 Coupled with a strengthened balance sheet, Arradiance expects to outgrow the market again in 2016. more

June 03, 2015 – HAMAMATSU Licensed Arradiance® Nanofilm Technology Portfolio For Product Using ALD-Activated Microchanel Plates. more

May 11, 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. more

May 14, 2014 - 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 inductivelycoupled plasma (ICP) into an economical benchtop footprint. more

June 28, 2013 - 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. 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. more

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. more

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 microchannel plates. more

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. more

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. more

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. more

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 breakthough 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. more

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. more

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. more

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. more

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. more

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. more

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 photovoltaics. more

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”. more