Plasma Technologies News

  • Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology announces a new partner in Korea

    Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology is delighted to announce that it has signed an Agent Agreement with Woowon Technology Co. Ltd. in Korea. Woowon, established in 1990, are experts in the semiconductor industry, offering a wealth of experience to customers engaged in the development and manufacture of Semiconductor, LED, Solar Energy and MEMS devices. Woowon will represent Oxford ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • FlexAL-2D the ALD plasma processing system for 2D materials

    Oxford Instruments’ ALD and 2D technical specialists have teamed up with Eindhoven University of Technology research teams to develop the innovative FlexAL-2D for atomic layer deposition (ALD) of 2D transition metal dichalcogenides for nanodevice applications. The FlexAL-2D ALD system offers a number of benefits for growth of 2D materials: 2D materials ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Pushing the bounds of nanoscale processing at ‘Nanotech 2017: Pushing the limits’ workshop

    Oxford Instruments and the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) are holding a one day workshop on 19th July 2017.  This workshop will explore recent progress in nanoscale plasma processing research and development, plus looking at future trends in the fabrication and application of micro, nano and atomic scale structures and devices. It is ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Watch On Demand: FREE webinar on Atomic Scale Processing

    FREE webinar on demand: Atomic Scale Processing Listen to our experts Dr Ravi Sundaram and Dr Harm Knoops discussing the processing of atomic scale materials and devices including Graphene and 2D materials, atomic layer etching and atomic layer deposition. The webinar comprises of two talks: • Atomic scale ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Mapping The Future For UK Waste To Energy Post-Brexit

    Are you a UK company concerned about the impact of Brexit on the UK waste to energy market? Will the outcome really be a catalyst for new domestic waste infrastructure? Has the second CfD round done enough to support the next wave of ACT projects? Join us at the upcoming World Waste to Energy & Resources Summit in London and take part in a ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Advanced Plasma Power announces appointment of Sir John Parker as Chairman to further strengthen its Board

    Leading UK advanced gasification technology pioneer, Advanced Plasma Power (APP), is today delighted to announce the appointment to the Board of Sir John Parker as Chairman with effect from 3rd May 2017. This news comes hot on the heels of the appointment to the Board of David Parkin, Director of Network Strategy for Cadent (formerly National Grid ...

  • Rolf Stein speaking at World Waste to Energy Summit 2017

    Rolf Stein (CEO of Advanced Plasma Power) will be speaking at the World Waste to Energy and Resourse Summit 2017. The event takes place in London on the 23-24 of May 2017. The World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit brings together its best ever faculty of international waste management CEOs, developers, bankers, private equity financiers, technology providers and industrial end users for two ...

  • NEW improved process for 2 dimensional MoS2 fabrication using Raman metrology

    Scientists at Plasma Technology have studied the process of depositing two dimensional (2D) layers of Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) demonstrating quality control using Raman spectroscopy. In a  ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • gogreengas shortlisted at National Recycling Awards

    We are proud to announce that the gogreengas project has been shortlisted at this year’s MRW National Recycling Awards 2017. The project has been shortlisted in the Energy from Waste category and will be represented by the project consortium made up of Advanced Plasma Power,  ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Unique opportunity to own a ready built Plasma Metal Recovery System

    We are offering for sale a previously used Plasma Metal Recovery System (PMRS).  The equipment is specified for the treatment of 5 tonnes per day (1,500 tonnes per annum) of cordierite based autocatalyst but can treat similar catalysts of differing substrate chemistry, to recover the Precious Metals (PMs) including Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) as a collector metal alloy for subsequent final ...

  • PlasmaPro100 Polaris wins industry award!

    Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology received the High Volume Manufacturing Award at the annual CS Industry Awards on 7 March 2017 in Brussels. The award highlights the company’s development of SiC plasma etch processes, delivered through the company’s own PlasmaPro100 Polaris system. “We are very excited to receive this award as it ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • DEFRA U-turn on European Environmental Legislation

    Tetronics International were unfortunately informed that DEFRA Ministers have taken the decision not to remove the derogation that allows Air Pollution Control Residues (APCRs) that are three times above Landfill Directive waste acceptance criteria (3xWAC) to be landfilled. The announcement cited a “lack of alternative disposal solutions” as the primary reason for not phasing out the ...

  • Tetronics’ plasma solutions featured in Manufacturing Today Europe

    Leading online waste journal, Manufacturing Today Europe has recently featured Tetronics International in their latest issue. The feature gives a great overview of our plasma waste management solutions. The article includes insight and behind the scenes information on our resource recovery and hazardous waste treatment ...

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Nordson Corporation Acquires ACE Production Technologies, Inc. to Add Selective Soldering Capabilities for Electronics Assembly Customers

    Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) has acquired assets of ACE Production Technologies, Inc., a Spokane, Washington based designer and manufacturer of selective soldering systems used in a variety of automotive and industrial electronics assembly applications. The transaction is not material to Nordson ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Oxford Instruments develops SiC via etch for RF device manufacture

    As a leading provider of process solutions for a broad range of applications, Oxford Instruments is delighted to announce the development and launch of the SiC via plasma etch process using its high performancePlasmaPro100 Polaris etch system. SiC is becoming an increasingly important material, particularly in the arena of high performance GaN RF devices ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Our technology helps convert household waste to methane

    A UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The project utilises Tetronics DC plasma arc ...

  • BioSNG Pilot Plant Converts Household Waste to Methane

    Advanced Plasma Power’s UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The pilot plant gasified refuse ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • “Let’s talk plasma” with Dr Tim Johnson

    Usually when I attend a conference on behalf of Tetronics I am about the average age of the other delegates. Not this time. Suddenly, I am old enough to be the father of most of the other people here, because this is a university-based conference hosted by the University of Liverpool. Yes, this is the snappily-titled International Workshop on Plasmas for Energy and Environmental Applications, or ...

  • Fly Ash Treatment – Plasma Torches versus Graphite Electrodes

    Background Plasma generating devices have to be designed to tolerate incredibly harsh conditions during operation and in particular very high heat loads and temperatures around the arc. However, when used in the vitrification of highly chlorinated materials the challenge is even greater than in other applications. The combination of high general furnace temperatures, extremely ...

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