Welcome!

News Feed Item

ULVAC Adds New Products to UNECS Series High Speed Spectroscopic Ellipsometers



Including a Distinctive Portable Type

Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Apr 10 - Top: UNECS-Portable; Down: It can be used with the stage detached
Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Apr 10, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - ULVAC, Inc. (Headquarters: Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan; President and CEO: Hisaharu Obinata; hereafter referred to as ULVAC) is pleased to announce that five new products are released in addition to the current product line, which can measure thicknesses and optical coefficients of thin films at a high speed, and started sales on April 10, 2014.

Background

A spectroscopic ellipsometer is a high-precision and non-contacts measurement instrument that uses changes in the polarization of light to measure the thickness and optical coefficients (refractive index and extinction coefficient) of a transparent or semi-transparent thin film. This instrument is used in many fields, such as the semiconductor and flat panel display industries. Since 2010, ULVAC has offered two UNECS models: the UNECS-2000 high-speed and compact model with an Motorized 200mm stage, and the UNECS-3000A with an auto mapping 300mm stage.

Overview

Five new models have joined the UNECS series:
(1) UNECS-Portable, easy to carry around
(2) UNECS-1500M with a manual 150mm stage
(3) UNECS-1500A with an automatic 150mm stage
(4) UNECS-2000A with an automatic 200mm stage
(5) UNECS-1M, which can be embedded in film deposition equipment

We have also improved some specifications such as an expanded measurement wavelength range (380-760 nm) and an additional small diameter spot (0.3 mm). Customers can select the model that best suits their needs.

Features

The features of the new products are as follows:

(1) UNECS-Portable
The measurement unit weighs only 2.2 kg. It is lightweight, compact and portable. It comes with a simple small stage for measuring small samples. Larger samples can be measured when the stage is detached. A specially designed carry case (optional) is available. This carry case is very useful when using this device to test film thicknesses on-site where the deposition equipment is located.

(2) UNECS-1500M
This product is a basic type equipped with an easy-to-use manual R-theta stage that can hold a 150mm substrate. The UNECS-1500M makes it easy to manually locate measurement points.

(3) UNECS-1500A/2000A
These products are equipped with an auto mapping R-theta stage that can hold a 150mm or 200mm substrate. They can also automatically measure the thickness distribution over a substrate and display the measurements as a color map. The extensive optional functions and accessories include high-precision 2000-pixel mapping, 3D display, and an observation camera.

(4) UNECS-1M/1MV
This product can be integrated into a film deposition system. In addition to an atmospheric type, a vacuum type that can be used in a vacuum is available.

(5) Support for the visible wavelength range
Standard measurement wavelength types (530-750 nm) or visible range types (380-760 nm) are available for all models. Also, you can select a spot diameter from between a standard type (1 mm) and a small diameter type (0.3 mm). (Except for the vacuum built-in type)

Sales plan and prices

Expect to sell 30 units of the UNECS Series High Speed Spectroscopic Ellipsometer per year. The prices of these new models are from: 7,000,000 yen for the portable type; 8,000,000 yen for the manual stage type; 9,500,000 yen for the automatic stage type; and 6,800,000 for the built-in type.

About ULVAC, Inc.

ULVAC, Inc., is a Japan-based vacuum equipment manufacturer. ULVAC was founded in 1952 and has contributed to development of industry and technology through comprehensive use of vacuum technology and its peripheral technology. We created "ULVAC SOLUTIONS" based on our one of a kind technologies built upon long years of research, development, and production technology innovations. We offer this solution composed of equipment, materials, analytic evaluation, vacuum components and other various services, for flat panel displays, solar cells, semiconductors, electronic components, and general industrial equipment. For more information, please visit www.ulvac.co.jp/eng/ .

Source: ULVAC, Inc.

Contact:
ULVAC, Inc.
Components Division
TEL: +81-467-89-2185
http://www.ulvac.co.jp/eng/




Copyright 2014 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved.

More Stories By ACN Newswire

Copyright 2008 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of ACN Newswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of ACN Newswire. ACN Newswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In his session at Cloud Expo, Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, provideed economic scenarios that describe how the rapid adoption of software-defined everything including cloud services, SDDC and open networking will change GDP, industry growth, productivity and jobs. This session also included a drill down for several industries such as finance, social media, cloud service providers and pharmaceuticals.
In IT, we sometimes coin terms for things before we know exactly what they are and how they’ll be used. The resulting terms may capture a common set of aspirations and goals – as “cloud” did broadly for on-demand, self-service, and flexible computing. But such a term can also lump together diverse and even competing practices, technologies, and priorities to the point where important distinctions are glossed over and lost.
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, discussed the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of Soli...
Enterprise IT has been in the era of Hybrid Cloud for some time now. But it seems most conversations about Hybrid are focused on integrating AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google ECM into existing on-premises systems. Where is all the Private Cloud? What do technology providers need to do to make their offerings more compelling? How should enterprise IT executives and buyers define their focus, needs, and roadmap, and communicate that clearly to the providers?
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dataloop.IO, an innovator in cloud IT-monitoring whose products help organizations save time and money, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dataloop.IO is an emerging software company on the cutting edge of major IT-infrastructure trends including cloud computing and microservices. The company, founded in the UK but now based in San Fran...
Join Impiger for their featured webinar: ‘Cloud Computing: A Roadmap to Modern Software Delivery’ on November 10, 2016, at 12:00 pm CST. Very few companies have not experienced some impact to their IT delivery due to the evolution of cloud computing. This webinar is not about deciding whether you should entertain moving some or all of your IT to the cloud, but rather, a detailed look under the hood to help IT professionals understand how cloud adoption has evolved and what trends will impact th...
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Claude Remillard, Principal Program Manager in Developer Division at Microsoft, contrasted how his team used config as code and immutable patterns for continuous delivery of microservices and apps to the cloud. He showed how the immutable patterns helps developers do away with most of the complexity of config as code-enabling scenarios such as rollback, zero downtime upgrades with far greater simplicity. He also demoed building immutable pipelines in the cloud ...
"We are the public cloud providers. We are currently providing 50% of the resources they need for doing e-commerce business in China and we are hosting about 60% of mobile gaming in China," explained Yi Zheng, CPO and VP of Engineering at CDS Global Cloud, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"We are a custom software development, engineering firm. We specialize in cloud applications from helping customers that have on-premise applications migrating to the cloud, to helping customers design brand new apps in the cloud. And we specialize in mobile apps," explained Peter Di Stefano, Vice President of Marketing at Impiger Technologies, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
IoT solutions exploit operational data generated by Internet-connected smart “things” for the purpose of gaining operational insight and producing “better outcomes” (for example, create new business models, eliminate unscheduled maintenance, etc.). The explosive proliferation of IoT solutions will result in an exponential growth in the volume of IoT data, precipitating significant Information Governance issues: who owns the IoT data, what are the rights/duties of IoT solutions adopters towards t...
As data explodes in quantity, importance and from new sources, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and cloud environments grow with it. Managing data includes protecting it, indexing and classifying it for true, long-term management, compliance and E-Discovery. Commvault can ensure this with a single pane of glass solution – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enter...
Businesses and business units of all sizes can benefit from cloud computing, but many don't want the cost, performance and security concerns of public cloud nor the complexity of building their own private clouds. Today, some cloud vendors are using artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify cloud deployment and management. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Ajay Gulati, Co-founder and CEO of ZeroStack, will discuss how AI can simplify cloud operations. He will cover the following topics: why clou...
@DevOpsSummit taking place June 6-8, 2017 at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York Call for Papers is now open.
Everyone knows that truly innovative companies learn as they go along, pushing boundaries in response to market changes and demands. What's more of a mystery is how to balance innovation on a fresh platform built from scratch with the legacy tech stack, product suite and customers that continue to serve as the business' foundation. In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of Engineering at ReadyTalk, discussed why and how ReadyTalk diverted from healthy revenue and mor...