With a team of eight highly motivated and well trained colleagues AMO GmbH took part successfully at the first RWTH Campus run. The running event on June 2 led through the Campus Melaten area passing the AMO building directly. [read more »]
AMO GmbH is project partner within a new joint ZIM project named `Fiber-Chip-Coupling´. Project partners besides AMO are LightFab GmbH also located in Aachen as well as Aifotec AG from Meiningen.
Professor Deji Akinwande from the University of Texas-Austin is visiting AMO GmbH for one week. The goal of his visit is to initiate collaborations with AMO researchers and to learn more about the activities in Aachen in the area of new 2D materials.
With a wide-ranging conference presentation at this year‘s NIL Industrial Day in Berlin AMO GmbH gave a comprehensive overview of its current technology portfolio, its cleanroom infrastructure as well as its specific competences to interested third parties. The lecture offered an excellent overview of the whole foundry service portfolio to potential customers. In particular in the area of UV-NIL, AMO as a very experienced partner is able to offer its clients the whole process flow beginning with design up to master fabrication and the real imprint process. [read more »]
On April 27 AMO was proud to introduce AMOs daily research work to ten interested young girls aged from 13 to 15 years .
On Girls’Day, taking place once a year, companies, research institution and universities in Germany open their doors to young students starting from their fifths year. The girls become familiar with professions and studies from IT, natural science and technology, dominated by men and not by women.
This year the ECIO 2017 (European Conference on Integrated Optics) took place from April 03-05, 2017 at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. AMO relaunched the flexible foundry services platform for silicon and silicon nitride photonics. Besides the poster presentation of the newly developed processes and devices, AMO also showed fabricated nanophotonics devices at the exhibition also hosted by ECIO. [read more »]
The Graphene Flagship and ICFO, with support from the GSMA, present the Graphene Experience Zone at the 2017 Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, (with over 100,000 attendees), and will be held from 27 February to 2 March 2017 in Barcelona. The Graphene Experience Zone will showcase the latest achievements and innovations from the graphene community in an interactive and accessible way. AMO and RWTH Aachen University will present an on-stage demonstration of a graphene based Wifi receiver within their Graphene flagship cooperation. [read more »]
The new promotional video of PLASMOfab – a cooperative project on EU level – is online.
Within the project PLASMOfab AMO is cooperating successfully with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, ETH Zürich, AMS AG and Mellanox Technologies as well as four further partners. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the coordinator of the project.
Prof. Max Lemme becomes the new Managing Director at AMO GmbH. With effect of February 1st, Prof. Lemme, 46 years old, will officially succeed Prof. Heinrich Kurz, founder and managing director at AMO for many years, who passed away unexpectedly in March 2016.
Prof. Lemme is not completely unknown to AMO. After finishing his studies in Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, he became the manager of the nanotechnology department at AMO from 1998 to 2008. [read more »]
Researchers from AMO GmbH, in collaboration with researchers from IMEC (Belgium) and CNIT (Italy), have recently demonstrated that graphene enables highly efficient on-chip electro-optical phase modulators.