TERA-print, LLC is a nanotechnology start-up company founded in the fall of 2015 to pursue the unique commercial potential of cantilever-free scanning probe lithography (CF-SPL) technology, which was invented at Northwestern University (NU) and to which the Company has exclusive access. The Company has developed a suite of novel nanofabrication instruments that function as "desktop fabs" and provide researchers with the ability to rapidly prototype structures and devices with an unmatched combination of capabilities in terms of scalability, materials generality, and resolution.
Our vision of "being the first in exploring new techniques and serving next generation applications of micro and nano fabrication technologies" enables our customers to successfully commercialize their new product-ideas. This ensures continuous effective development and economic stability.
The basis for our success is our products: lithography, bonding and imprint systems. We hold the dominant share of the market for all types of wafer bonding equipment and are the market and technology leader in lithography and nanoimprinting.
Our team specializes in metamaterial research, nanofabrication, and computational electromagnetics; bridging the gap between the theoretical and the possible. With our in-house design, access to world-class nanocomposite research, and nanofabrication expertise, we are able to develop a wide array of metamaterial applications which encompass several industries including aerospace and defence, healthcare, energy, education, and clean-tech.
Our company is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has offices in London, England and Pleasanton, California.
A premier research laboratory in the College of Engineering, the Carnegie Mellon Nanofabrication Facility is one of the most well equipped university based facilities for thin film and nano/micro device development in the United States. The Nanofab includes a cleanroom with 2,600 square feet of class 100 space and 1,200 square feet of class 10 space, as well as three thin film labs.
The Penn State Nanofabrication Laboratory (Nanofab) is a fully staffed user research facility offering more than 70 nanofabrication and characterization tools that enable fabrication and characterization of a wide range of devices to support fundamental and applied research. Researchers from Penn State, other universities, government labs, and industry take advantage of the expertise and world-class facilities of the Materials Research Institute’s Nanofabrication Laboratory.