Category Archives: Microfabrication_Lab

New technology stimulus program for small businesses in Washington

Washington Technology Center’s new Microfabrication Laboratory Access Program will award short-term access to sophisticated MEMS fabrication equipment to help companies develop job-growing, innovative commercial technologies. SEATTLE – August 24, 2009 – Washington Technology Center announces today the launch of the … Continue reading

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WSU breaks ground on Vancouver engineering building

Washington State University celebrated August 19, 2009 with a ground breaking in Vancouver for the $43.5 million Applied Technology Classroom building. The four-story 56,000-square-foot building will open in 2011 for use by WSU Vancouver’s new undergraduate electrical engineering program. The … Continue reading

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Microvision demonstrates a preproduction pico projector at Macworld and CES

Microvision’s plug-and-play projector creates a large screen image from a miniature device that connects to the TV-out or VGA connector on portable devices such as mobile phones, portable media players and notebook computers. Related external links (will open a new … Continue reading

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JEOL provides more details on first electron beam lithography machine in Northwest

JEOL USA issued a press release giving more information on the Pacific Northwest’s first-of-its-kind electron beam lithography tool. JEOL will install the tool to support nanoscience research when the University of Washington takes delivery of a JEOL JBX-6300FS e-beam system. … Continue reading

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UW’s "bionic" contact lens named a best invention by TIME

A prototype ‘bionic’ contact lens manufactured at WTC’s Microfabrication Laboratory by Babak Parviz, a UW assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been named to TIME’s Best Inventions of 2008. Related external links (will open a new window): Read more at … Continue reading

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Multimillion-dollar nano tool coming to WTC Lab

Within a year, companies and researchers will have access to a $2.5 million electron beam lithography tool to be housed in the WTC Microfabrication Laboratory. The machine, one of a handful available at U.S. institutions, will be acquired by the … Continue reading

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Vancouver user facility featured in The Columbian’s B2B magazine

The article details user facility capabilities, describes linkages between WSU Vancouver and the community, and shows how the semiconductor user facility would be a boost to the region. Read more in The Columbian article

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