Brewer Science presents optics integration solutions at SPIE Photonics West


Brewer Science, Inc. (Rolla, Missouri), a global leader in developing and manufacturing next-generation materials and processes for the microelectronics and optoelectronics industries, presents solutions to optical integration challenges at the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition in San Francisco, California.

The transition from traditional separate manufacturing and packaging processes to 3D wafer-scale integration remains a challenge faced in any photonic integration project. Augmented, virtual, and mixed reality bring their own unique set of optic integration challenges, including the need for materials with deep submicron processing capabilities and minimal defectivity.

Scaling wafers to smaller sizes, while increasing functionality, places an emphasis on material selection and leading-edge CMOS node capabilities. Experience in CMOS processing and access to high-quality materials are necessary to achieve higher-performing materials, including:

- Enhanced optical properties

- Increased uniformity

- Ultra-low defectivity

- Improved stability across a wider temperature range

Having shared expertise in advanced lithography and providing next-generation packaging solutions, Brewer Science leverages an extensive marriage of capabilities that encourages scalability and economical integration. With four decades of extensive experience serving diverse markets and customers, Brewer Science provides customers with cohesive and seamless optics integration, including materials in some of the most innovative spaces:

- Lithography enhancement materials

- Next-generation packaging solutions

- Permanent materials including: High and low refractive index materials, protective coatings (including antiscratch coatings), transparent permanent adhesives, PermaSOL permanent wafer bonding material

Brewer Science is a high-performance and high-purity coatings manufacturer having expertise in defect-free optical, planarizing, conformal, protective, and thermally stable coatings and adhesives. This includes providing full-service analytical and application testing services, specializing in chemical, polymer, trace impurity, on-wafer, and thin film characterisation.

Caption: Brewer Science’s booth at the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition from 31 January through 2 February is #2544 (photo: Brewer Science)

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