Imprint for semiconductors comes out of the closet at Advanced Lithography
Ready for nanoimprint ?
3D patterning news at Photonics West
3D construction ahead
ReRAM Gains Even More Steam
New memory solutions
ReRAM Gains Steam
New transistors demand new materials
Manufacturing Of Next-Generation Channel Materials
Molecular Imprints is acquired
Molecular Imprints becomes a virtual reality company
Some thoughts on how Moore's law really can be extended
3 ways to reload Moore's law
New approaches to imaging both large and small
5 reasons EUV will or will not be used
an interview with Matt Colburn of IBM regarding published data that speaks to the real status
The new year starts as usual with Photonics West
LIFT your 3D printing application
GaN on Si meets Si
Follow on thoughts on consortia with my annual gratuitous use of a sport picture !
Are consortia fair competition ? – the NFL model
Update to the story on next generation hard drives
Hard drive update - BPM achieves 1.3 T bit per squ. inch
Two articles on the role of big data in fab management
Predictive fab management
Big data in the fab
Will DSA and multi-patterning take over as CD's shrink ?
Directed self assembly - hype or revolution
The race between HAMR and patterned media
The uncertain future of hard drives
July - upgraded to Contributing writer at Semiengineering.com
Climate change and new business opportunity
The largest planet wide business opportunity….ever
What happens when shrinks no longer work ?
Beyond Moore's Law
Some thoughts on the most recent Cosmos episode on the age of the earth .....
Defects And Contamination Control
Summaries from Photonics West 2014
I presented a paper on the technology of insulating windows at Photonics West in Feb. SPIE
Newsroom asked for a short summary.
Identifying the best insulating windows
The final paper will be published as
M. Watts Design strategy for low emissivity windows with effective insulation, Proc. SPIE
8981, p. 8981-53, 2014. (In press.)
The big news for imprint watchers, MII gets acquired
A Milestone In Imprint Lithography
A consortium celebrates a significant anniversary
IMEC’s 30th Anniversary: A Consortium With Impact
Happy New Year !
First thoughts ... Printed Electronics particularly after CES 2013
Printed electronics gets serious about manufacturing
3D printing keeps getting new news
More 3D Printing Applications
Bringing back fond memories of managing software programs
Lessons from Healthcare.gov
Returning to more traditional patterning
3D Printing: Is This A Real Manufacturing Revolution?
Time to meet a patterning master
an octopus that cloaks with both color and texture
It's Printed Electronics season
Printed sensors enable new ways to interact with portable devices.
Back to displays
OLED displacing LCD but not affecting industry leaders.
Final thoughts from Adv. Litho.
Directed Self Assembly, double patterning and crying in beer
Yet more from Adv. Litho
“More photons are good”, KLA’s new scatterometry tool provides another fine example.
Drill down at Adv. Litho...
Cymer’s EUV team has an exciting few months
It's time for SPIE Advanced Lithography
Extreme sources, block copolymers, and resist polishing at SPIE Advanced Lithography.
Another blog from Photonics West
Optical interconnect for flexible electronics
Pyramids are not just for Pharoes
LED and optics developments from Photonics West
New paper - a summary of developments in large area Wire Grid Polarizers made by Agoura
Technology. I will present two papers, based on this work at SPIE Photonics West and SPIE
A process for, and optical performance of, a low cost Wire Grid Polarizer
Printed electronics - IDTech update
Patterned Media - getting closer
2 blogs on SPIE's Photonics West conference
An customizable imaging spectrometer – otherwise known as a “hyperspatial imager”
High performance LED’s on Si wafers – the race is on
5 blogs on SPIE's Advanced Lithography conference
You Nits - a different way to think about nanolithography
Incumbency rules ! – in lithography as elsewhere.
Advanced Semiconductor Device Lithography - pushing the optical limit for lithography
Advanced Semiconductor Device Lithography - what is going to happen next ?
Directed Self Assembly – record breaking small features
Different wavelengths from one material – a new freedom in LED design IEEE Photonics
Transdermal patches – a maturing bio imprint application ?
IEEE Photonics Conference 2011 preview
How to Print an Electron
Printed electronics for RFID’s make progress
Nanomenhirs, a new opportunity for Obelix
Cell phone optics - imprint manufacturing
Patterned LED Substrates
Photonic Cloaking Devices
HAMRing imprint or not
Imprint as the next NGL- the saga continues
Optics out of metals
Impattern perspectives on the latest conference news have been "Top 5 news stories" at
Photonic Crystals for LED's
Miracle free applications for printed electronics
Next generation printed electronics
Strategies for the fabrication of low cost molds
Advances in Roll to Roll Processing
Microfluidic Devices; Materials and Processes
Patterned Light Emitting Diodes
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working with Omni-nano for nanotechnology
Astrophysics... how the Earth's position
affects the night's sky
1. Earths position in the Milky Way
2. The hidden Milky Way
Review of a movie about the most influential
|COUNT THE ATOMS !
Imprint patterns 75 atom feature in patterned media
|Molecular Imprints showed a Bit Pattern Media
pattern with 25 nm half pitch (SPIE 2009) which I
compared to a TEM of a silicon gate that shows the
atoms in the silcon crystal lattice (spie.org)
A non-climate guy's view of climate change - "it's
the sea level stupid."
The Anthropocene – we have to become
sustainable residents of this planet
Design Strategy for Low e windows with effective
Something different, a longer look at solar
New solar cells for an undifferentiated,
overcapacity, rocket ship
Is the Lockheed announcement on fusion - real
or corporate BS ?... an extract and analysis of
the actual patent application.....
Fusion power for all ?
Measuring rowing performance and validating t is a interesting
statistical challenge. The latest analysis of on - water performance.
Even more things considered - on the water performance – extended
Previous analysis of erg performance was published on row2k 8/1/17
as "An all things considered erg competition"
The web version includes a weight, age, gender handicap calculator.
An age-ist, weight-ist, sex-ist levelled erg competition
My continued TV career in
New Austin Eye commercial - video
2016 Masters Nationals
A childhood dream to be in the Olympics - actually in the TV coverage
- actually in a commercial break in the gymnastics - actually in the first
Austin Eye commercial that appeared in the Rio Olympic coverage-
Outakes from filming the commercial for Austin Eye who fixed my
Austin is a great place to row - video
2015 Masters Nationals
Resolution measurements on the Nikon
“Edge Only Sharpening” strategy to improve