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ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) is Granted US Patent For Nanocoatings on Phosphor Particles

Broomfield, CO – January 28, 2014 – ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN), a nanomaterials development company using the platform Particle ALD™ technology to develop novel nanocoated particles, has received notice of a newly issued atomic layer deposition (ALD) patent from the US PTO. Full Press Release

ALD NanoSolutions’ Founder Prof. Steven George Honored with 2013 ALD Innovation Award by the American Vacuum Society

July 29, 2013
ALD NanoSolutions is pleased to announce that the American Vacuum Society has awarded Professor and Co-Founder Steven George the 2013 ALD Innovation Award at the annual topical conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD).  This award is given to an individual who has made significant achievements in the field of ALD.  Dr. George is an innovator who has been on the cutting edge of transitioning the fundamentals of atomic layer deposition to commercial applications for more than 10 years.  He currently works in diverse areas including electric power storage and generation as well as transparent flexible ultra-barrier films.
About ALD NanoSolutions
As the leader in digital coating solutions for composite materials, ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) is dedicated to bringing next generation performance to materials used across a wide range of industries. ALDN’s mission is to accelerate the commercial success of its customers by delivering superior materials solutions based on its proprietary atomic layer deposition platform. The ALDN web site is www.aldnanosolutions.com.

Broomfield, CO – July 29, 2013 – ALD NanoSolutions is pleased to announce that the American Vacuum Society has awarded Professor and Co-Founder Steven George the 2013 ALD Innovation Award at the annual topical conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD).  This award is given to an individual who has made significant achievements in the field of ALD.  Full Press Release

ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) granted Japanese Patent Covering Protective Coatings for OLEDs

Broomfield, CO – May 2nd, 2013 – ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN), a nanomaterials development company using the platform Polymer ALD™ technology to develop novel barrier films, has exclusively licensed recently-developed atomic layer deposition (ALD) and molecular layer deposition (MLD) technology from the University of Colorado (Boulder).  The newly issued Japanese patent expands the ALDN proprietary IP portfolio to include ultra-thin flexible ultrabarriers created by an ALD/MLD process.  These flexible multilayer barrier solutions have been referenced in multiple FOLED market studies as being critical for the implementation of flexible OLED displays. Full Press Release

ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) granted Patent Covering Catalytic Energy Production Application of Particle ALD™

Boulder, CO – May 29, 2012 – ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN), a nanomaterials development company using the platform Particle ALD™ technology to develop novel materials, has licensed technology from the University of Colorado. The patents expand the application specific uses of the Particle ALD™ platform to include the production and use of catalysts to produce hydrogen or syngas from water and/or carbon dioxide. The methodologies also include the use of concentrated solar energy for the heat required for the process. Full Press Release

ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. CEO Receives 2012 University of Colorado Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

Broomfield, CO – April 27, 2012 – The Chief Executive Officer of ALD NanoSolutions, Michael Masterson, has been awarded the prestigious University of Colorado Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for his work in Industry or Commerce.   This award was established to award alumni with outstanding contributions to both the industry and the University of Colorado.  In 2012 only five alumni were given these highly competitive awards. Full Press Release

Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division Selects ALD NanoSolutions Particle ALD™ System

ALD NanoSolutions coating platform to be used to develop advanced energetic materials and applications

November 28, 2011 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. (ALDN), the leader in digital coating solutions for composite materials, announced today that the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (NAWCWD) has purchased a Particle ALD™ Coating System to advance their materials development capabilities.  Full Press Release

ALD NanoSolutions Awarded $749,000 Phase II SBIR DARPA Grant

June 5, 2011 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced the award of a $749,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for “Flexible Gas Diffusion Barriers Using ALD/MLD Multilayers and Roll-to-Roll Processing.” Full Press Release.

ALD NanoSolutions Awarded $150,000 SBIR Phase I Grant from the Department of Energy

May 23, 2011 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced the award of a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) grant from the Department of Energy for “Extended Lifetime Supported Nanocatalysts for Energy Improvements in Commodity Chemical Manufacturing.” Full Press Release

ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. Receives Proprietary Patent Technology

August 10, 2010 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. (ALDN) announced the receipt of Canadian Patent 2,452,531, “Insulating and Functionalizing Fine Metal Particles with Conformal Ultrathin Films,” a broad composition of matter patent for practicing Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), or Particle ALD™.  Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions Protects Polymers on
International Space Station

May 1, 2009 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced that its proprietary ALD films are protecting polymer samples from the space environment on the International Space Station (ISS).  Polymer samples coated with thin multilayer metal oxide barrier coatings deposited by ALD have been mounted on the exterior of the ISS.  These samples are being exposed to the perils found in low Earth orbit, which include high velocity oxygen atom and high energy UV radiation.  Data from these experiments is being sent back to Earth for evaluation, and the samples will be examined once they are brought back to Earth later this year.  Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions Awarded $99,000 Phase I SBIR DARPA Grant

April 4, 2009 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced the award of a $99,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for “Flexible Gas Diffusion Barriers Using ALD/MLD Multilayers and Roll-to-Roll Processing.”  The award, effective May 14, 2010 – November 14, 2010, will be used to develop flexible hybrid inorganic/polymer multilayer gas diffusion barriers using atomic layer deposition (ALD) and molecular layer deposition (MLD).  These multilayer barriers should produce unprecedented flexible barrier performance, enabling next generation technology in flexible organic light emitting diodes (FOLEDs) and thin film photovoltaics. Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. and Tyco Electronics Announce
Collaboration Agreement

Particle ALD™ coating platform to be used to develop advanced electronic materials and applications.

February 10, 2010 – Broomfield, Colo. – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. (ALDN), the leader in digital coating solutions for composite materials, announced today an alliance with Tyco Electronics (NYSE: TEL) to develop surface coatings for a variety of electronics applications.  Under the long-term agreement, the companies will work together to utilize ALDN’s surface engineering technology to develop and fabricate thin films for certain electronic applications designed to specifically enhance performance.  Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. Receives Proprietary Patent Technology

January 5, 2010 – ALD NanoSolutions is pleased to announce that the Japanese and Canadian patent offices have issued allowance on a critical patent application which covers performing atomic layer deposition (ALD) onto polymer surfaces and particles.  Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions Awarded $150,000 Phase I STTR ARRA DOE Grant

November 24, 2009 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced the award of a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the Department of Energy for “Scale-up of the Nanomanufacturing of Coated Powders for Superior Battery Electrode Materials.” This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).  Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions Awarded $150,000 Phase I STTR ARRA NSF Grant

June 18, 2009 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced the award of a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Science Foundation for “Functionalized Nanocoatings for Filler Adhesion to Rubber Using Atomic Layer Deposition.” This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Full press release.

Jeff Lints Joins ALD NanoSolutions Management Team

Materials  Industry Veteran to lead business development efforts

Broomfield, Colo. – June 8, 2009 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. (ALDN),  the leader in digital coating solutions for composite materials, announced it has named Jeff Lints as Vice President, Business Development. As part of ALDN’s expansion plans, Lints will be responsible for managing ALDN’s new and existing customer relationships.   Full press release.

ALD NanoSolutions Awarded $622,595 Phase II STTR AFOSR Grant

February 2009 – ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. has announced the award of a $622,595 Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) for “Protecting Polymers from the Natural Space Environment with Films Grown Using Atomic Layer Deposition.” The award will be used to develop customized coating solutions for protecting polymers commonly used on space vehicles from damage due to radiation, ions, and oxidation. Full press release.

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ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) is Granted US Patent For Nanocoatings on Phosphor Particles

January 28, 2014 – Full press release

Founder Prof. Steven George Honored with 2013 ALD Innovation Award

July 29, 2013 - Full press release

ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) is granted Japanese Patent Covering Protective Coatings for OLEDs

May 2, 2013 - Full press release

ALD NanoSolutions (ALDN) granted
Patent Covering Catalytic Energy
Production Application of Particle ALD™

May 29, 2012 – Full press release

ALD NanoSolutions, Inc. CEO Receives 2012 University of Colorado Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

April 27, 2012 - Full press release

Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division
Selects ALD NanoSolutions Particle ALD™ System

November 28, 2011 – Full press release

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