New Method to Measure, At The Wafer Scale, Direct Bonding Energies (CEA-LETI)

A new technical paper titled "Double cantilever beam bonding energy measurement using confocal IR microscopy" was published by researchers at Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI and SOITEC, Parc Technologique des Fontaines. "A new technique is assessed in order to measure, at the wafer scale, direct bonding energies. It is derived from the standard Double Cantilever Beam (DCB) method and uses int... » read more

Super-Resolution Microscopy

The enhanced resolving power of super-resolution microscope technology enables the imaging and quantitative analysis of cellular dynamics and nanostructures that were previously inaccessible. Download this eBook to learn about: Principles and advantages of super-resolution microscopy (SRM) for life sciences research. Problems solved by SRM Common approaches to achieving be... » read more

Structural Phase Transition In Minute Detail On A Very Fast Timescale–A Path To Improved Computer Memories (Argonne National Lab)

A new technical paper titled "X-ray nanodiffraction imaging reveals distinct nanoscopic dynamics of an ultrafast phase transition" was published by researchers at Argonne National Lab, UCSD, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. According to Argonne National Lab's news release," researchers have for the first time been able to look at a structural phase transition in minute detail on a ... » read more

Improving Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

Research paper "Enhancing sensitivity in atomic force microscopy for planar tip-on-chip probes" from Eindhoven University of Technology, Lorraine University and DRF/IRAMIS/SPEC-LEPO, Centre CEA de Saclay. Abstract "We present a new approach to tuning-fork-based atomic force microscopy for utilizing advanced “tip-on-chip” probes with high sensitivity and broad compatibility. Usually, s... » read more

Manufacturing Bits: Sept. 15

World’s largest camera The Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has taken a step towards the development of the world’s largest digital camera. Target for astronomy applications, SLAC has developed a large 3,200-megapixel sensor array and has taken its first photos with the system. The sensor array will be integrated into the world’s largest digital camera, wh... » read more