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11/7/2011 06:38 PM EST
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goafrit
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re: MEMS foundry licenses TSV tech to prototyper
goafrit   11/8/2011 2:21:26 PM
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Any amount for this transaction and what is the unique feature of this technology for this license? Anyone to explain more?

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re: MEMS foundry licenses TSV tech to prototyper
peterh123   11/8/2011 8:23:28 PM
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Sil-Via is a via-first platform for MEMS development which has been in production for over five years. The license to Nanoshift allows them to offer this technology as a basis for prototyping work for their customers, instead of having to engage directly with Silex. Due to the R&D nature of much of MEMS, this type of move allows Silex to reach a much broader audience, and gives Nanoshift the ability to offer advanced packaging options to its customers with a much more seamless handoff back to Silex for production down the road.

Philippe R.
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Philippe R.   11/9/2011 12:26:49 PM
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I'm wondering about the solidity of SILEX patents on this technology when I see the initial Thales patent on this TSV technology (« Method for producing via-connections in a substrate and substrate equipped with same » - WO 01/09944)...

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re: MEMS foundry licenses TSV tech to prototyper
docdivakar   11/14/2011 7:16:15 PM
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Some of the TSV-related patents date back to 1980's so there would have to be some differences in the technology and the claims thereof in Silex patents on TSV. I am not familiar with Silex's claims, but I have a hunch it is very process-specific. MP Divakar

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bettinabriz   11/11/2011 4:55:52 PM
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SilVia seems to have been around for several years. Silex seems to be gaining ground.

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gnull06   11/11/2011 5:08:28 PM
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I see that AMFitzgerald also uses Sil-Via for MEMS prototyping

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