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    We're building Stéphane Kena-Cohen's tool
    January 20, 2016
    January 20, 2016This is Andy, and he is building a substrate stage for one of our PVD systems. He spends most of his time in this spot, building stages that will, once complete, be placed above, beside, or beneath a vacuum chamber, aiding in the process by which thin films...
    Being a part of the Angstrom Engineering Team
    January 27, 2016
    January 27, 2016“What we do at Angstrom is cutting edge, it’s the future of technology,” says Andrew, a member of the electrical assembly team here at Angstrom Engineering.  He studied to become an electrical engineering technician in college and joined Angstrom over a year ago.  When asked why he enjoys working...
    Just Add Lasers
    February 17, 2016
    February 17, 2016Most times, our partners require a tool that we’ve made many, many times before.  They are looking to do some thin-film research, and they trust us as the experts in designing and manufacturing the perfect tool for the type of work they’ll be doing.  Sometimes, things aren’t quite...
    Roll to Roll for Organic Photovoltaics (OPV)
    February 24, 2016
    February 24, 2016The University of Michigan is a powerhouse of innovation.  With one of the best nanofabrication facilities on the planet and the brainpower to match, a lot of extremely cool things are coming out of this institution, like this, and this.  We work with a number of partners at...