Smoltek demonstrates CNF-growth on a 200mm silicon wafer

Last week our awe­some and hard­wor­ing R&D‑team man­aged to demon­strate CNF-growth on a 200mm sil­i­con wafer in the Chalmers MC2 150mm lab in Gothenburg.

This great achieve­ment opens up for bet­ter and sim­pler pro­to­typ­ing for cus­tomers uti­liz­ing 200mm pro­duc­tion processing.

This great acheive­ment opens up new meth­ods for bet­ter and sim­pler pro­to­type man­u­fac­tur­ing for cus­tomers uti­liz­ing 200mm pro­duc­tion processes.

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