Sputterings

News, partner stories, behind-the-scenes action, videos, and why we love what we do.

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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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...