Nanophotonics: Fiber-Chip-Coupling

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.

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AMO at NIL Industrial Day 2017

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 »]

AMO opened up its doors to 10 young girls at this year`s Girls‘ Day

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.

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AMO relaunched flexible foundry services for customized wafer runs at ECIO 2017

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 »]

AMO and RWTH Aachen University at the Graphene Experience Zone on Mobile World Congress

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 »]

Prof. Max Lemme becomes new Managing Director at AMO GmbH

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 »]