Tuesday, March 26, 2013

K-Space Innovation in Real-time Analysis of Thin-film Stress

Being a market leader for more than 20 years, k-Space Associates, Inc. has became a leader in supplying advanced tools and software for surface science and real-time, in-situ, thin-film technology. The company’s headquarter is located in Dexter, MI and founded out of the University of Michigan Applied Physics department. Long-time expertize allows k-Space to monitor and control thin-film’s temperature, thin-film stress, thickness, deposition rate, surface roughness, etc.

The company’s product line is very diverse and includes tools like kSA 400, kSA BandiT, kSA MOS, kSA MOS Ultra/Thermal Scan, kSA RateRat Pro, etc. All these scientific and innovative tools focus on a real-time acquisition, processing and analysis.

Have been working with various applications, k-Space is mainly focused on developing and supplying in-situ stress monitoring and control tools. Company’s Multi-beam Optical Sensor and Mini-MOS are thin-film stress and water curvature measurement tools with integrated real-time feedback.

For more detailed information on how thin-film stress tools work, their benefits and application methods, visit k-Space website.

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