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Founders of Nearfield Instruments
Nearfield Instruments is a semiconductor metrology equipment company developing and delivering ground-breaking process control metrology solutions for the worldwide advanced semiconductor I.C. manufacturing industry.
Nearfield Instruments B.V. was founded in January 2016 as a spin-off of TNO.
It is difficult to imagine the modern world without electronics. Cloud computing, mobile communication, big data, to name a few, rely on the continuous rapid advancement of electronics and its core technology: interconnects, in short chips.
To achieve new functionalities and to make optimum use of the available wafer space IC devices will shrink to atomic scale dimensions using novel, sensitive materials while at the same time being designed in full three-dimensional configurations.
Since Roland van Vliet and Hamed Sadeghian founded Nearfield Instruments, the company strives to accommodate these trends in a technologically and economically viable way by developing and offering daringly innovative solutions to process control challenges in the premium nano-electronics industry.