- Michael Allison to Direct SC, Solar Sales at Edwards
Michael Allison, former worldwide vice president of business operations at KLA-Tencor Corp., was named sales and service director, semiconductor and solar, at Edwards, a UK-based maker of vacuum pumps and related systems for semiconductor, flat panel display, LED and solar cell manufacturing for industrial, scientific, process and R&D applications. Allison has extensive experience in the semiconductor capital equipment industry covering the US, Europe and Asia. Edwards' US headquarters is in Wilmington, Mass.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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