Russia?s first thin-film technology lab opened in Mordovia

Russia?s first thin-film technology lab opened in MordoviaRussia?s first research lab dedicated to thin-film technologies opened last week at Ogarev Mordovian State University in Saransk, in the mid-Volga area.

Russia?s first research lab dedicated to thin-film technologies opened last week at Ogarev Mordovian State University in Saransk, in the mid-Volga area, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported. The laboratory will focus on atomic layer deposition (ALD), a technique that is believed to be the most advanced way of applying thin film to a range of surfaces. The use of ALD technologies is reportedly expected to ?enable a substantial improvement of products and materials? properties.? Finland?s Beneq Oy, a leading international expert in ALD technologies, is said to have helped put together the new lab. Rusnano, Russia?s largest nanotech company, owns 42.8% of the Finnish firm...