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  • 05/27/2020
    Angstrom Engineering and k-Space Associates Partner to Provide Low-Temperature Monitoring in Josephson Junction Fabrication Platform

    In situ metrology manufacturer k-Space Associates, Inc. has installed a kSA BandiT non-contact optical temperature monitoring system on an Angstrom Engineering Quantum Series Josephson junction fabrication platform designed for a large commercial partner. The kSA BandiT system is utilized in the oxidation chamber to monitor the substrate temperature in the room temperature to 250° C […]

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  • 05/22/2020
    Batch Export Feature Video Now Available

    One feature that is popular among our k-Space customers is the batch export feature. Check out this new video on our website that shows the batch export process for your images. This short video demonstrates the simple steps for downloading all of the images from a video at the same time. This is one of […]

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  • 04/16/2020
    NREL Sets Two New World Records for Efficiency With Their Six-Junction Solar Cell

    Congratulations to scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) who set two exciting new world records for efficiency with their six-junction solar cell. The cell had a solar conversion efficiency of 47.1% under concentrated illumination, while another version of the cell had an efficiency of 39.2%, a record for one-sun illumination. The device is […]

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  • 04/07/2020
    k-Space purchasing 10 additional 3D printers to help supply face shields

    k-Space is adding 10 3D printers to the 2 printers it currently has in-house.  While the existing printers are used for prototype and rapid parts printing, the additional 10 printers will be used initially to help k-Space make complete face shields for health care workers battling the coronavirus.  k-Space anticipates that with the 12 printers […]

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  • 03/25/2020
    k-Space Newsletter No. 41

    Continuous Reflectivity Measurements for Growth Rate and Emissivity-Corrected Pyrometry in MBE Systems Obtaining continuous reflectivity measurements in MBE systems is challenging due to the variation in the reflectivity signals caused by substrate wobble. These variations are exacerbated by the relatively long substrate-to-detector distances in MBE systems (typically greater than 24”) compared to MOCVD systems (typically […]

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  • 03/24/2020
    k-Space and COVID-19

    We’ve Got Your Back During This Uncertain Time In light of MI Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order, k-Space is taking the next precautionary steps to ensure the safety of our staff. Please note that we do qualify as a “critical infrastructure” business, hence we do not need to halt operations. However, we will operate with […]

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