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Brighter shine for LEDs with Picosun ALD

ESPOO, Finland, 13th February, 2017 – Picosun Oy, the leading provider of high quality Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology, enters into collaboration with Osram Opto Semiconductors and other partners to create a new generation of advanced LED lighting solutions.

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Hitachi High-Technologies and Picosun Oy launch a collaboration in Plasma-enhanced ALD

Tokyo, Japan and Espoo, Finland - 30 January 2017 - Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (TSE:8036, Hitachi High-Tech) and Picosun Oy announce a revolutionary technological co-operation in plasma-enhanced atomic layer deposition (PE-ALD). The aim of this co-operation is to bring thin film coating technologies to a completely new level. Hitachi High-Tech’s and Picosun’s joint breakthrough, the novel Microwave Electron Cyclotron Resonance (ECR) ALD technology will disrupt all advanced semiconductor industries.

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Picosun Customer Interview: CONMET LLC

CONMET LLC is a Russian-based manufacturer of medical devices and titanium implants for more than 20 years. The company produces cranio-maxillo-facial implants, spinal fixation products, and dental implants. From 1996, using 3D technologies, CONMET has been manufacturing also individual implants for neurosurgery and trauma. CONMET acquired their PICOSUN™ P-300B batch ALD system in 2012. The system is designed specifically for manufacturing of medical devices and it is integrated in the company’s clean room. CONMET uses their PICOSUN™ ALD system for bioactive coatings on medical implants. Below please find a customer interview by the Executive Director of CONMET, Mr. Evgeniy Kozlov.

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Picosun drives innovation in chip packaging

ESPOO, Finland, 30th August, 2016 – Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of advanced Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) manufacturing solutions, partners with A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME) in Singapore and global, prominent semiconductor industries to develop next generation chip packaging technology.

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Picosun and University of Helsinki shed new light on ALD

ESPOO, Finland, 4th July, 2016 – Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of advanced Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) thin film technology, provides equipment and solutions for commercial utilization of photo-assisted ALD. Photo-ALD enables novel ALD processes, area-selective film deposition, low deposition temperatures, savings on precursor chemical consumption and costs, and lower environmental impact of the ALD processing.

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Picosun Customer Interview: The Austrian Mint

The Austrian Mint (Muenze Oesterreich AG, Vienna, Austria) received their PICOSUN™ P-300B Advanced ALD system in 2014. The system is designed specially for use in heavy industries and it is equipped with industrial robotics to enable fully automated, unmanned operation and handling of heavy coin carriers. At the moment, the Austrian Mint uses their PICOSUN™ ALD system for protective coatings on some of their numismatic coins, with plans to extend its use in the future. Below please find a customer interview generously granted for Picosun by the ALD tool users at the Austrian Mint, Mr. Alfred Gnadenberger and Dr. Lukas Lauter (text).

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Longer life for flexible electronics with Picosun ALD

ESPOO, Finland, 26th May, 2016 – Picosun Oy, the leading supplier of high quality ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) production solutions, brings to the printed electronics market ALD equipment specifically designed for large area flexible electronics encapsulation.

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