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The CNF 30th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Meeting is proud to have been sponsored by the following corporations.


Alcatel Vacuum Products, Inc.
67 Sharp Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Tel. 781.331.4200
Fax. 781.331.4230

Alcatel Vacuum Products, Inc. manufactures a complete range of Adixen brand products including dry vacuum pumps and dry pumping systems, rotary vane pumps, ceramic bearing turbomolecular pumps, full 5 axis maglev turbomolecular pumps, molecular drag pumps, vacuum valves, vacuum gauges, flanges/fittings, and a complete range of leak detectors. We offer a choice between an N2/H2 detection technique that is lightweight, portable and has middle range sensitivity, and a Helium detection technique with high sensitivity. In the field of advanced process tools, Alcatel offers systems for deep etch, MEMS applications. Alcatel has sales and service offices worldwide to support Adixen products. Alcatel is committed to supplying Adixen brand high quality products to the world's vacuum technology industry. Making massive investments in ultramodern flexible manufacturing systems in a continuing effort to improve the total quality of its products. This precision manufacturing system enables Alcatel to meet ever increasing and diversified demands for its products. Automated, flexible machining equipment has enabled Alcatel to be one of the world's leading manufacturers of vacuum products, sold under the Adixen brand name. Adixen brand products are supported by a worldwide sales & service organization. Our commitment to total quality and service is a key focus and factor to our success and growth. Adixen products are used in many markets including semiconductor, automotive, analytical, medical, research and development, HVAC, aerospace, and other industrial markets.


Applied Materials
3050 Bowers Avenue
P.O. Box 58039
Santa Clara, CA 95054-3299
Tel: 1-408-727-5555

Applied Materials, Inc. (*Nasdaq: AMAT) is the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions with a broad portfolio of innovative equipment, service and software products for the fabrication of semiconductor chips, flat panel displays, solar photovoltaic cells, flexible electronics and energy efficient glass. At Applied Materials, we apply nanomanufacturing technology to improve the way people live. Founded in 1967, Applied Materials creates and commercializes the nanomanufacturing technology that helps produce virtually every semiconductor chip and flat panel displays in the world. The company recently entered the market for equipment to produce solar arrays and energy efficient glass. Applied Materials service products improve yield enhancement and increase nanomanufacturing productivity. To support our customers, Applied Materials employs approximately 14,500 people throughout the world. In fiscal year 2007, Applied Materials recorded revenues of approximately U.S. $9.73 billion.


Corning Incorporated
Corporate Headquarters
One Riverfront Plaza
Corning, New York 14831
phone: (607) 974-9000

Corning Incorporated is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. We create and make keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, over 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.

Our products include glass substrates for LCD flat panel televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telephone and internet communication networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.


Infotonics Technology Center
5450 Campus Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Infotonics Technology Center is a world class comprehensive MEMS fabrication facility with capabilities and expertise designed to provide a rapid pathway to commercialization for companies needing micro-systems design, fabrication, packaging, and systems integration. With a technical staff averaging over 20 years of industry experience, we enable our customers to develop and deliver quality innovative products at reduced risk and cost with a "Rapid Time to Market" commercialization program. Infotonics scientists and engineers have extensive experience in the development of micro-fluidic, photonic, biomedical, and MEMS devices and systems. Let us assist you in developing the microsystem solution for your application through all phases of development from innovation to product manufacture and commercialization.

Contact: Glenn Fricano, VP Marketing and Sales, glenn.fricano/at/infotonics.org (585-919-3002); Mark Boysel, Chief Scientist, mark.boysel/at/infotonics.org (585-919-3017); or Philip Ashe, GM Defense / Aerospace Initiatives, philip.ashe/at/infotonics.org. (585-919-3054).



JEOL is a world leader in electron microscopy, ion beam, lithography, and analytical instrumentation for high-end scientific and industrial research and development. The company is inspired to advance scientific, health, and manufacturing innovations worldwide. Core markets include nanotechnology, materials science, biological science, and the semiconductory industry. JEOL offers solutions for nanofabrication, characterization, and nanometrology. JEOL E-beam systems and SEMs are used in the creation of nanomaterials. JEOL high-resolution TEMs, STEMs, SEMs and FIB systems are used for nano-level observation and nano-scale manipulation.

A wide variety of ultra-stable JEOL TEMs -- including 1.25mEV, 400kV, 300kV, 200kV and 100kV models -- are available that enable users to monitor and design materials with custom-tailored properties; observable images include STEM, HAADF, BF, and DF. High and low vacuum SEMs and flexible FE-SEMs with true 1,000,000X imaging power, deliver effective, sophisticated, automated functions and flexible analytical geometries for the extreme nanoscale. JEOL provides E-beam writers for mask and direct circuit writing, and also inspection SEMS for defect review and failure analysis -- capabilities that are essential for high-quality production in the semiconductor industry. JEOL technology also includes scanning tunneling microscopes, AUGER microscopes, electron microprobes for surface analysis applications. Ion slicers, cross section polishers, dual and single-beam FIB systems are available for high quality sample preparation. Mass spectrometers and NMR spectrometers are used by life scientists working in proteomics and 3-D structural analysis of proteins and DNA.

All JEOL instruments are available with award-winning customer service programs. Applications experts are on hand at JEOL USA headquarters in Peabody, Massachusetts for customer technical assistance and collaboration. The company also has a demonstration facility in Pleasanton, California.

Eastman Kodak Company
Attn: Corporate Information
343 State Street
Rochester, New York 14650-0948

Kodak is the world's foremost imaging innovator committed to helping people better use meaningful images and information in their life and work.



Northrop Grumman
Corporate Headquarters
1840 Century Park East
Los Angeles, California 90067-2199
(310) 553-6262

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company whose 122,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Oxford Instruments
300 Baker Avenue
Concord, MA 01742

Oxford Instruments offers flexible process tools and leading-edge processes for the engineering of Micro and Nano scale structures and devices.

Our systems provide solutions for precise materials deposition, etching of nanometre-sized features and controlled growth of nanostructures, based on core technologies in plasma-enhanced deposition and etch, ion-beam deposition and etch, Atomic Layer Deposition, and Molecular Beam Epitaxy.


Reynolds Tech
6895 Kinne Street
East Syracuse, New York 13057
(315) 437-0532

Reynolds Tech was founded in 1978 as a manufacturer of custom plastic and metal components. We currently design and manufacture custom process equipment and related components for the Nanotechnology, MEMS, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries.

Over our 29 years in business we have grown with the Semiconductor industry and continue to work within the industry to develop and supply leading edge equipment. In recent years Reynolds Tech has expanded our services to support those institutions and companies entering into the MEMS and Nano device markets. We offer standard CMOS process equipment as well as specialized metallization, and micro and nano level process equipment.

As MEMS and Nano device technology starts to enter into the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries Reynolds Tech is utilizing our knowledge to integrate processes and equipment across fields and industries. Having years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry not only allows us to integrate the technical aspects of Pharmaceuticals, but also the regulatory aspects. We have the ability to offer equipment that is cGMP compliant as outlined by the FDA.

Reynolds Tech offers our clients a full range of services dependent upon their needs and requirements. These include: evaluation of new vs. existing process requirements, process development, building proof of concept tools, tools for pilot lines, and tool sets for manufacturing lines. The ability to work with our clients from concept development through product manufacturing helps to insure process and product quality and saves time and valuable resources for our customers. These savings are further enhanced by the fact that our staff can offer our experience in helping you to design your facilities. Our clients have found these services to be most useful in cutting down on the hassles and headaches that all too often occur when bringing a new project on-line.


RTS Technologies, LLC
350 S. Main Street, Suite 202
Doylestown, PA 18901
Tel: 215.345.6200
Fax: 215.345.6133

RTS Technologies is the leading provider of services and support for GCA lithographic equipment in use today, including Wafer Steppers, Pattern Generators and Photorepeaters. These systems are being used in various applications including Microelectronics, Bioengineering, Material Science, Biomechanics and Optics. Our systems are found in universities and labs as well as production environments. Through its extensive technical expertise, RTS Technologies has improved tool performance in terms of registration accuracy, system stability and consistency. Many users are able to find that these enhancements allow them to exceed the original manufacturer's specifications. RTS Technologies has engineering and service locations located throughout the US. We also have an extensive support network in Europe and Asia.

RTS Technologies is committed to helping our customers maximize utilization of their tools whatever their application.


Spansion Inc.
915 Deguigne Drive, PO Box 3453
Sunnyvale, CA 94088 3453, USA
Tel: +1 408 962 2500
Tel: +1 866 SPANSION

Redefining the NOR Flash Memory Industry    Meet Spansion® – Enabling a More Mobile, Digital, Media-Rich Global Society

Spansion is the largest company exclusively focused on Flash memory solutions. Flash memory can be found in nearly every electronic device- in cell phones, cars, printers, networking equipment, set-top boxes, high-definition TVs, games and other consumer electronics. As people continue to demand more multimedia content in their homes, at work and on the go, and as electronic products become increasingly complex, the amount of Flash memory in electronic devices will continue to grow.
With a primary focus on the integrated Flash memory market, our solutions are incorporated into electronic products from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), including the top ten handset, consumer electronics and automotive OEMs around the world.

Spansion aspires to be a different kind of Flash memory company. While the memory industry has operated primarily as a commodity industry with little differentiation among products, and competition based mostly on supply and demand, Spansion has the vision to completely redefine what it means to be a Flash memory company. We intend to deliver more genuine value in all aspects of our business--from technology, products and solutions to the way we do business and interact with our customers to bring them complete customer satisfaction. Our focus on operational excellence and efficient manufacturing capabilities means we can deliver greater efficiency to customers. Our patented MirrorBit® technology forms the foundation for enabling cost-effective and added-value Flash memory solutions optimized for both code execution and data storage. And we offer total Flash memory solutions that incorporate software, hardware, packaging and are fully verified and compatible with third-party silicon, as well as innovative new solutions that combine logic and MirrorBit Flash memory on a single-chip. By redefining the NOR Flash memory industry through value-added solutions, our goal is to truly impact the ability for our customers to innovate, and thereby accelerate the proliferation and accessibility of rich digital content throughout the world.

Spansion, publicly traded on NASDAQ [SPSN], was previously a joint venture of AMD and Fujitsu and draws upon a rich history of technological innovation and market leadership that dates back to the early days of the Flash memory market. Spansion has approximately 9,400 employees around the globe focused on enabling our customers to innovate more quickly, more efficiently and more broadly.


Veeco Instruments
112 Robin Hill Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone: 805-967-1400
Fax: 805-967-7717

Veeco Instruments is a leading provider of scanning probe microscopes and optical/stylus profilometers which are used in the advancement of scientific research, industrial applications and nanotechnology. Our metrology tools provide solutions for materials and surface sciences, polymer studies, thin films and coatings, MEMS/NEMS, as well as biomaterials and life science. Veeco partners with our global customers to deliver the enabling technology, experience and support they need to succeed.

Vistec Semiconductor Systems Inc.
Sales & Support Office, North America
48073 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538-6541
phone: +1 510 623 3000
fax: +1 510 623 3010

That's Vistec Semiconductor Systems

Vistec Semiconductor Systems combines the experience and know-how of a globally established technology group fired with passion for innovation and pioneering spirit.

The Vistec Semiconductor Systems companies maintain close contact with the end users of our products. Such relationships enable us to constantly embed the most innovative technology in our highest productivity solutions. These in turn help our customers to achieve the technical breakthroughs that keep the semiconductor industry on its fast paced roadmap. In addition to production facilities in Germany and UK, Vistec Semiconductor Systems also maintains Sales & Support offices in the USA, Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan and Korea. The company has 523 employees worldwide generating annual sales revenues of 94 million Euro in the year 2005. Vistec Semiconductor Systems' innovative product portfolio includes inspection systems, defect detection and classification, metrology systems for mask and wafer manufacturing and electron beam lithography systems. The electron beam lithography systems are used for leading edge Nanotechnology device fabrication in a wide range of application areas including production and scientific and commercial research environments.

With over 30 years of experience in the development and shipment of more than 200 systems on world wide, the Vistec Lithography Company is well placed with its latest VB300 and EBPG series systems to continue to meet customers' immediate and future needs.

Vistec Semiconductor Systems: Visionary Technologies for Wafer Process Control and Electron Beam Lithography.

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