Thin Film Electronics ASA (“Thinfilm”) has 15 years of experience in the field of non-volatile memories using functional polymers. Thinfilm’s unique all-printed re-writable products are ideal for use in standalone consumer applications, including personalized toys and online-enabled games. They can also be integrated with logic elements, sensors, batteries, and displays for mass market applications such as all-printed RFID tags. The proven high volume roll-to-roll production of TFE’s printed memories provides the platform for its Memory Everywhere™ vision.
Our lab is conducting research in the area of micro- and nanophotonics, organic solar cells, nanomanufacturing processes, and photonic-based ultrasound imaging technologies. Research Highlights:
* Roll to roll printed polymer organic solar cell based on a new ESSENCIAL technique;
* Multifunctional plasmonic color filters;
* High efficiency optoacoustic source based on CNT-PDMS composite;
* Ultra-high sensitivity polymer microring ultrasound detector;
* Spontaneous micropattern creation by localized wrinkling effect;
CHASM Advanced Materials Inc. (CHASM) produces Signis few-wall and single-wall and carbon nanotubes using the patented CoMoCAT® catalytic method in fluidized bed reactors. The CoMoCAT method is proven for the scalable selective synthesis of carbon nanotubes with remarkable control of diameter, chirality and purity. These CNT products are ideally suited for commercial application in battery materials, thin-film transistors, transparent conductive films, NRAM and more.
Rolith, Inc. is developing advanced nanostructured coatings and devices based on proprietary technology for high throughput large surface area nanolithography. Found in nature (Moth eye, Lotus leaf and others) and successfully demonstrated in the Research Labs, these advanced coatings have an ability to revolultionize Solar, Lighting, Energy and Data storage, Information Displays, Life Science, Architecture and other industries. Rolith's new nanostructuring concept will allow cost-effective scaling of fabrication processes in conveyor or Roll-to-Roll modes.
Polyera Corporation is a leading supplier in semiconductor, dielectric, and interfacial materials for the printed and flexible electronics industry. Polyera is focused on developing breakthrough materials for its portfolio of ActivInk™ products and on working closely with customers to provide deep technical support and customized solutions in order to enable the commercialization of novel printed and flexible electronic products.
MicroContinuum Inc. was founded in 1998 by a group of former Polaroid scientists and engineers with the goal of developing and commercializing new and innovative roll manufacturing technologies.
MicroContinuum facilities, located in Watertown MA, house an wide range of laboratory and manufacturing equipment, including two roll-to-roll (R2R) micro/nanoembossers, R2R vacuum coater, batch sputter coater, slitter, analytical instrumentation, among others.