The NanoMend wavelength scanning interferometer
The NanoMend wavelength scanning interferometer


Products

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), IBS Precision Engineering and the University of Huddersfield just presented a wavelength scanning interferometer system that enables the fast surface measurement of low contrast defects at pre‐industrial scale, which they developed and manufactured as part of the FP7 NanoMend project. The tool will be installed at CPI’s National Printable Electronics Centre in June 2014.

  Thomas Kolbusch, vice president of Coatema, explaining the Prepreg production line
Thomas Kolbusch, vice president of Coatema, explaining the Prepreg production line


Exhibitions / Events

On 19 February Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH held an open house event focused on live demonstrations of leading edge technology for advanced high-tech research projects on its premises in Dormagen, Germany.

  An OPE cell by Belectric
An OPE cell by Belectric


Products

BELECTRIC OPV, a German developer and manufacturer of organic photovoltaics, and BGT Bischoff Glastechnik AG, a specialist for glass finishing, have just presented a market-ready combination of glass and OPV named “BI-Powersol”.

  A group picture of the OE-A meeting in Tokyo
A group picture of the OE-A meeting in Tokyo


Exhibitions / Events

From 29 to 31 January 2014 the jointly organised 13th Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference, Printable Electronics 2014 and neo functional material 2014 shows, which were staged in the East Exhibition Hall 4, 5, 6 & Conference Tower, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan showcased the latest innovations in organic electronics and nanotechnologies alike.

  A NFC Barcode bei Kovio
A NFC Barcode bei Kovio


Companies / Markets

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm), Oslo, Norway, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kovio, Inc., San Jose, USA, technology, intellectual property, and manufacturing assets, and has opened the Thinfilm NFC Innovation Center in the heart of Silicon Valley.