Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

CyberOptics Acquires HAMA Laboratories
May 1999
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 7 -- CyberOptics Corp. has acquired the assets of HAMA Laboratories, Inc. (HAMA) for approximately $6.75 million, with additional consideration to follow. HAMA is a designer and manufacturer of laser wafer-mapping and aligning sensors used in semiconductor wafer fabrication; it supplies sensors to most major OEMs of robotic wafer handling equipment.
HAMA's laser-based mapping sensors detect the presence of silicon wafers in slotted cassettes that store the wafers during transport to fabrication workstations. The sensors also verify that each wafer is properly aligned in its slot in order to prevent damage during the insertion of the next wafer. Alignment sensors locate the center and determine the orientation of the wafer during processing and inspection. HAMA expects to benefit from the industry-wide conversion from the current standard wafer diameter of 200 mm to the new standard of 300 mm, as the company says its sensors are well suited to the new equipment this standard will require.

News & FeaturesSensors & Detectors

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.