Home Resource Center Newsletters Materials News-Stats and Chats Material News Stats & Chats Following are individual articles contained in recent issues of the Materials News Stats & Chats (formerly Microelectronics) Newsletter. If you cannot find the information you need or would like to request additional newsletter or technical information, please feel free to Contact Us. Resources Booming MEMS Business Market and Technology Update - Materion supporting developing MEMS technologies Breakthrough in PVD Parts Cleaning Materion's new tecnology for chemical deposition removal from copper chamber parts. Copper Parts Cleaning Materion’s cost effective new chemical cleaning process. Enhanced Sputter Targets Materion produces sputter target designs that provide improved performance, increased target life and ultimately lower costs. Expanding Representation to South America Materion welcomes new channel partner for customers in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Face to Face Around Materion Daniel Ha Meet Daniel Ha, Sr. Director of Sales for Asia Face to Face Around Materion Simon Osborne Meet Materion's Channel Sales manager for Advanced Materials in Hungerford, UK. HAMR Technology Advances Hard Disk Drive Industry Materion provides high purity thin film materials for enabling HAMR technologies to develop. Implications of Impurities in Sputter Targets and Evaporation Sources Materion Materion ensures individual sources are of the highest quality and conform batch-to-batch. Introducing COVERexpress Materion's new service that provides customers with packaging materials in half the time. Killing Germs with LEDS Materion UV-C Windows Aid Germicidal Applications Magnesium and Magnesium Oxide for MTJs Magnesium and Magnesium Oxide for MTJs Magnetic Targets Attracting Attention Materion fabricates hundreds of different magnetic alloy sputter target materials. Materion Doubly Honored Materion received Awards from ON Semiconductor for "perfect quality" and from Analog Devices (ADI) for "supplier excellence." Microelectronics Packaging Developments Materion's new lid designs meet needs in Asia for range of semiconductor, MEMS, medical and optical applications. Protection Against Disturbance in the Force-EMI Shielding Materion is a leader in producing sputtering targets for advanced EMI shielding. Recovering Precious Metal-Shield Kit Cleaning Value Materion's proprietary chemical cleaning processes clean shield kits and return higher value precious metals. Semiconductor Support Under One Roof in Ireland Materion's Advanced materials faciity in Limerick, Ireland has undergone a significant upgrade and expansion. Semiconductor Trend-Bigger Wafers Materion explores factors to consider for the semiconductor industry in reducing costs particularly wafer size. Stats and Chats April 2015 This issue covers a range of topics including LEDs, EMI shielding, precious metal recovery from PVD processes and semiconductors. Stats and Chats August 2015 Materion's latest newsletter offers coverage on semiconductor wafer size, HAMR technology, clean rooms and more. Stats and Chats November 2015 Materion's quarterly newsletter covering semiconductors, PVD thin films and precious metals information. Summit Gathers Channel Partners in Macao Materion welcomes sales representatives to networking conference. Target Bonding Issues The integrity of the bond between the sputtering target and the backing plate is critical to performance and cost. The Cleanest Room of All Materion meets semiconductor cleanliness levels. Time for a Switch-White Light LEDs Materion is contributing advanced materials that assist in white light LEDS replacing traditional lighting! Ultra Pure Gold Materion is one a very few companies that is able to consistently refine gold up to 99.999% purity level. VCSEL Technology Now Invading Homes! Materion supplies PVD metals used to form metal contacts to VCSELs and for optical filters used with VCSELs for gesture recognition systems. Why Gold Spits During Evaporation Materion works with customers to minimize spitting.