Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Veeco Introduces VCM Optical Profiling System

Abstract:
Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO), a leader in scientific and industrial metrology, today announced the launch of its Veeco Confocal Metrology (VCM™) Optical Profiler Systems.

Veeco Introduces VCM Optical Profiling System

Plainview, NY | Posted on May 26th, 2009

Veeco's new VCM Profilers provide a compact and easy-to-use non-contact metrology solution for applications requiring data acquisition from steep slopes, high surface roughness, or beneath transparent layers. VCM Profiler Systems are based on spinning disc architecture and employ white light as the excitation source, enabling faster, more accurate and repeatable measurements than competing confocal systems.

"Veeco has a strong heritage of providing world-class, white-light optical profilers in a variety of configurations, from table-top models to fully automated production floor systems," said Mark R. Munch, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Veeco Metrology. "Our new VCM confocal microscopes continue this tradition of scalable white-light optical instrumentation, providing our research and industry customers with a suite of metrology options for difficult sample requirements and a variety of sub-millimeter applications."

Andrew Masters, Veeco's Vice President of Segment Marketing and Business Development, added, "Our VCM profiler line offers quantitative 3D confocal measurements on the same familiar microscope platform that customers utilize for brightfield, darkfield, and differential interference contrast (DIC) techniques."

About VCM Optical Profiler Systems

Veeco's VCM series of confocal microscopes allow for 150, 200, or 300 millimeters of travel, and can be configured for either manual or automated operation. Our VCM System software features a full complement of metrology and 3D imaging tools, and accommodates advanced research, development and industrial needs, from economical manual operation to high-throughput, fully automated sample positioning and data acquisition. An optional stitching interface makes stitching multiple data sets simple and automated, providing high-resolution imaging of features requiring a larger field of view.

To the extent that this news release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Business Description and Management's Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 and in our subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

####

About Veeco Instruments Inc.
Veeco Instruments Inc. manufactures enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. We have leading technology positions in our three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments. Veeco’s manufacturing and engineering facilities are located in New York, New Jersey, California, Colorado, Arizona, Minnesota and Massachusetts. Global sales and service offices are located throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and APAC.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Veeco Instruments Inc.
Financial:
Debra Wasser, 516-677-0200 x1472
SVP Investor Relations & Corp. Comm.
or
Trade:
Metrology Marketing Communications
Karen Gertz, 805-967-2700 x2412

Copyright © Veeco Instruments Inc.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Transparent, electrically conductive network of encapsulated silver nanowires: A novel electrode for optoelectronics August 1st, 2015

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Announces Partnerships with Dell and Motorola August 1st, 2015

Advances and Applications in Biosensing, Sensor Power, and Sensor R&D to be Covered at Sensors Global Summit August 1st, 2015

Kalam: versatility personified August 1st, 2015

NEMS

Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Heterogeneous Nanostructures in Iran July 13th, 2015

Weighing -- and imaging -- molecules one at a time April 28th, 2015

Scientists join forces to reveal the mass and shape of single molecules April 27th, 2015

Surface matters: Huge reduction of heat conduction observed in flat silicon channels April 23rd, 2015

MEMS

Iranian Scientists Create Best Conditions for Synthesis of Gold Nanolayers July 23rd, 2015

Robust new process forms 3-D shapes from flat sheets of graphene June 23rd, 2015

Slip sliding away: Graphene and diamonds prove a slippery combination June 10th, 2015

MEMS Industry Group Hosts Its First MEMS/Sensors Conference Session at Transducers 2015: MIG Speakers Will Explore Technology Transfer, Emerging MEMS/Sensors, Manufacturing Infrastructure and Process Technology, June 23 in Anchorage June 3rd, 2015

Chip Technology

This could replace your silicon computer chips: A new semiconductor material made from black phosphorus may be a candidate to replace silicon in future tech July 30th, 2015

March 2016; 6th Int'l Conference on Nanostructures in Iran July 29th, 2015

Meet the high-performance single-molecule diode: Major milestone in molecular electronics scored by Berkeley Lab and Columbia University team July 29th, 2015

Short wavelength plasmons observed in nanotubes: Berkeley Lab researchers create Ludinger liquid plasmons in metallic SWNTs July 28th, 2015

Nanoelectronics

Superfast fluorescence sets new speed record: Plasmonic device has speed and efficiency to serve optical computers July 27th, 2015

Spintronics: Molecules stabilizing magnetism: Organic molecules fixing the magnetic orientation of a cobalt surface/ building block for a compact and low-cost storage technology/ publication in Nature Materials July 25th, 2015

ORNL researchers make scalable arrays of 'building blocks' for ultrathin electronics July 22nd, 2015

An easy, scalable and direct method for synthesizing graphene in silicon microelectronics: Korean researchers grow 4-inch diameter, high-quality, multi-layer graphene on desired silicon substrates, an important step for harnessing graphene in commercial silicon microelectronics July 21st, 2015

Announcements

Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may aid water filtration August 1st, 2015

Transparent, electrically conductive network of encapsulated silver nanowires: A novel electrode for optoelectronics August 1st, 2015

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company, HZO, Announces Partnerships with Dell and Motorola August 1st, 2015

Advances and Applications in Biosensing, Sensor Power, and Sensor R&D to be Covered at Sensors Global Summit August 1st, 2015

Tools

Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics July 31st, 2015

Take a trip through the brain July 30th, 2015

Publication on Atomic Force Microscopy based nanoscale IR Spectroscopy (AFM-IR) persists as a 2015 top downloaded paper July 29th, 2015

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 28th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project