Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > SBA Materials contracted Distributorship Agreement with Sumitomo Corporation

Abstract:
Sumitomo Corporation (President and CEO: Susumu Kato, Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, "SC") has contracted with SBA Materials Inc., (President and CEO: William Cook, Head office: Albuquerque, New Mexico, "SBA") to distribute SBA's ultra low-k dielectric materials for advanced semiconductor device manufacture exclusively in Japan, Taiwan and Singapore.

SBA Materials contracted Distributorship Agreement with Sumitomo Corporation

Tokyo & New Mexico | Posted on July 13th, 2009

SBA was established in 2001 dedicated to the development of engineered materials based on its patented self assembly technology. By utilizing self-assembly, a uniform array of nanometer scale pores can be formed with excellent properties that have not been achieved through other techniques.



Advanced semiconductor devices require low-k dielectrics in order to reduce the power required to operate and increase the speed of operation. Currently k=2.7 to 2.4 low-k material is being used in most advanced semiconductor devices. SBA has developed proprietary ultra low-k materials produced by unique and patented method. William Cook adds, "Our materials deliver superior electrical and mechanical properties compared to competing low-k materials." SBA is shipping ultra low-k dielectric products with k=2.0, k=2.2, k=2.3 and k=2.4. Special formulations with k less than 2.0 are available for advanced engineering work.



Sakae Kimura, General Manager of SC states "Sumitomo Corporation will actively expand sales of SBA's ultra low-k materials to semiconductor device manufacturers who produce the most advanced LSI using 32nm technology node and beyond." SC has a local stock of ultra low-k materials in Japan and Taiwan to ensure immediate delivery for customers. SBA and SC target to gain major market share globally for ultra low-k materials.



The market size for ultra low-k materials is growing and forecasted to reach US $1B by 2012 when mass production of advanced LSI devices employing 32/22nm technology node will be ramped up.



SBA and SC expect these new materials, which can improve IC performance while dramatically reducing cost, to play an enabling role as the technology proceeds past the 45nm node to 32nm and beyond.

Additionally, SBA is expanding its product portfolio by utilizing self assembly / nano material engineering technology for other electronic applications such as anti-reflection films for solar cell panels, thin film for LCD panel product, and so on.

####

About Sumitomo Corporation
The "Sumitomo Business Spirit" underlies Sumitomo Corporation's Management Principles and Activity Guidelines.

The Sumitomo Business Spirit is the basis of our business operations and advocates such universal values as "integrity and sound management," "never pursue easy gains," and "a spirit of challenge that anticipates change."

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Corporate Communications Department, Sumitomo Corporation
TEL:+81-3-5166-3100@

Copyright © Sumitomo Corporation

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 Links

SBA Materials Inc.

Related News Press

News and information

First Observation of Electronic Structure in Ag-Rh Alloy Nanoparticles Having Hydrogen Absorbing: Storage Property –Attempting to solve the mystery of why Ag-Rh alloy nanoparticles have a similar property to Pd– October 30th, 2014

Iranians Present Model to Predict Photocatalytic Process in Removal of Pollutants October 30th, 2014

Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran October 30th, 2014

Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine October 30th, 2014

Thin films

New Compact SIMS at 61st AVS | Visit us on Booth 311 October 28th, 2014

Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides October 23rd, 2014

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

NIST offers electronics industry 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules October 22nd, 2014

Chip Technology

Sussex physicists find simple solution for quantum technology challenge October 28th, 2014

Watching the hidden life of materials: Ultrafast electron diffraction experiments open a new window on the microscopic world October 27th, 2014

Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves the way for DNA-based computer circuits in the future: DNA-based programmable circuits could be more sophisticated, cheaper and simpler to make October 27th, 2014

QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014

Self Assembly

NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber October 23rd, 2014

NIST offers electronics industry 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules October 22nd, 2014

‘Designer’ nanodevice could improve treatment options for cancer sufferers October 22nd, 2014

Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream: Scientists have designed the first large DNA crystals with precisely prescribed depths and complex 3D features, which could create revolutionary nanodevices October 20th, 2014

Announcements

First Observation of Electronic Structure in Ag-Rh Alloy Nanoparticles Having Hydrogen Absorbing: Storage Property –Attempting to solve the mystery of why Ag-Rh alloy nanoparticles have a similar property to Pd– October 30th, 2014

Iranians Present Model to Predict Photocatalytic Process in Removal of Pollutants October 30th, 2014

Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran October 30th, 2014

Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine October 30th, 2014

Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection October 29th, 2014

European Commission opens the gate towards the implementation of Nanomedicine Translation Hub October 16th, 2014

IRLYNX and CEA-Leti to Streamline New CMOS-based Infrared Sensing Modules Dedicated to Human-activities Characterization October 15th, 2014

New VDMA Association "Electronics, Micro and Nano Technologies" founded: Inaugural Meeting in Frankfurt/Main, Germany October 15th, 2014

Solar/Photovoltaic

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides October 23rd, 2014

Magnetic mirrors enable new technologies by reflecting light in uncanny ways October 16th, 2014

Dyesol Signs Letter of Intent with Tata Steel October 13th, 2014

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







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE