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June 21, 2014

Contract award: Manufacture and Supply of Graphene Deposition Tool.

As part of the University"s overall research strategy the ATI, supported by EPSRC, wish to invest in graphene deposition equipment that is capable both of low-volume supply of wafer-scale graphene films and of supporting continuing research into graphene and related materials. The ATI is tasked specifically to develop photo-thermal deposition of graphene. Our ambition is to develop a long-term relationship with a supplier to mutual benefit. A supplier who shares an ambition of translating ATI-developed technology to industrial scale exploitation to the benefit of the Regional, National and European economies is preferred. The University is committed to eliminating discrimination on grounds such gender, age, race, or religion. We require that our suppliers uphold similar values. The tool will be a vacuum deposition tool comprising linked vacuum chambers supporting Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD), of catalyst material(s); Photo-Thermal Chemical Vapour Deposition (PTCVD), of graphene and related materials; and catalyst validation (CV), in a conventional hot-wall mode, in separated vacuum chambers with load lock transfer between at least the PVD and PTCVD chambers. Provision of an entry load-lock to the PVD chamber is preferred. The tool and the inter-chamber transfer may be arranged either as a series of linear transfers or as a central dealer. All of the chambers shall be connected to a gas analysis system, to be provided as part of the tool. Both the PTCVD and PVD chambers shall include ports to allow the later installation of micro Raman process monitoring. (The supply of the micro Raman system is outside of the scope of this process.) There is no requirement for vacuum transfer to the catalyst validation chamber.

Total final value of contract(s): 550 000 GBP Excluding VAT

Number of offers received: 2


Contractor address : Spring Gardens, London Road

RH20 3BS Washington

Implementing agency : University of Surrey

Senate House

For the attention of: Peter Finch

GU2 7XH Guildford


Telephone: +44 1483686473


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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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