2022-06-20

Applied Materials Broadens its Technology Portfolio for Specialty Chips with Acquisition of Picosun

  Picosun’s atomic layer deposition technology expands the capabilities of Applied’s ICAPS group, addressing the growing need for innovation in semiconductors that serve the IoT, Communications, Automotive, Power and Sensor markets SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Materials, Inc. today announced it has acquired Picosun Oy, a privately held semiconductor equipment company based in Espoo, Finland. Picosun is an innovator in atomic layer deposition (ALD) technology, primarily for specialt...
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2019-04-23

Applied Materials and Sanan Optoelectronics Resume Partnership

Applied Materials has resumed its delivery and services to Sanan Optoelectronics after a business halt since Sanan named in the red-flag list of “unverified” entities by the U.S. government, reported China Securities Journal, a media under Xinhua News Agency, on April 22. Sanan Optoelectronics was one of the 37 Chinese companies and schools added by the U.S. Commerce Department in a red-flag list of unverified entities on April 10. The U.S. government suggested that U.S. companies should treat companies on the list with caution and trading with tho...
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2019-04-16

Applied Materials’ Business Halt Has Limited Impact on Sanan Optoelectronics, Says Sanan

After China’s biggest LED chip manufacturer Sanan Optoelectronics was named in the red-flag list of “unverified” entities last week, American top chip equipment supplier Applied Materials reportedly stopped business with Sanan “immediately.” The response of Sanan Optoelectronics noted that Applied Materials as an equipment provider has limited impact on Sanan’s business operation since the US company is not an exclusive equipment provider for the chip maker. Sanan said that it can also purchase equipment from other Chinese supplier ...
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2019-04-15

Applied Materials Pauses Business with Chinese LED Chip Maker Named on the US Red-flag List

US-based semiconductor equipment supplier Applied Materials has halted deliveries and services to Chinese companies including San’an Optoelectronics that were named in a red-flag list of “unverified” entities announced by the U.S. Commerce Department on April 10, 2019, reported Nikkei Asian Review. The U.S. Commerce Department added 37 Chinese companies and schools to a red-flag list of “unverified” entities, noting that U.S. companies should treat the listed organizations with caution. San’an Optoelectronics, the biggest LED...
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2016-06-03

Applied Materials Capable of Sourcing 100 M Apple iPhones

A UBS analyst projected Applied Materials is capable of sourcing 100 million Apple iPhone screen, as the Cupertino based company pushes for OLED devices.
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2011-09-26

1,000 Indian Households to Install Applied Materials’s solar and LED Lighting Systems

Reposts have released that Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, California, U.S.) has made a program to provide access to solar photovoltaic (PV) and LED lighting systems for 1,000 households and ten schools in villages in India at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City on September 21st, 2011 . In the meanwhile , the program will expand access to household finance for home solar systems, as well as providing training for entrepreneurs from Africa and Central America to replicate the model in other regions. According to Mark Walker ...
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2010-05-19

Applied Materials to Enter MOCVD Market Soon

According to a report, Applied Materials plans to enter MOCVD market as a new MOCVD equipment supplier as the company responds to soaring demand from consumers and OEMs for LED backlit TVs.
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2009-11-18

Applied Materials, Merck and Braunschweig University Awarded Funding by German Government for OLED Research

Applied Materials, Inc., Merck KGaA and the Braunschweig University of Technology (TU-BS) Tuesday announced that they have been awarded a grant by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to develop processes to lower the cost of manufacturing organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting for general illumination applications.
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