About Thin Film Manufacturing

Thin Film Manufacturing provides technology and business analysis for the integrated circuit manufacturing industry and for related fields like flat panel displays, photovoltaics, and optoelectronics.

Consulting services include industry and company analysis; business, marketing, and strategic planning; and technology analysis. Writing services include development of technical articles, white papers, and technical web site content. Contact us to discuss your needs.

Katherine Derbyshire, the founder of Thin Film Manufacturing, has a BS in materials science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MS in materials from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has published research on diamond thin films, high temperature superconductors, and archaeological bronzes.

She has been involved with the semiconductor manufacturing industry since 1994, when she joined Solid State Technology as Senior Technical Editor. She won two American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) awards before departing as Chief Technical Editor in 1998. Next, she joined Semiconductor Online, where she quadrupled traffic and established the site as a leading information provider for the industry. She left Semiconductor Online in 2001 to found Thin Film Manufacturing.

Thin Film Manufacturing
PO Box 82441
Kenmore, WA 98028

Phone: +1.425.402.1608

Email: kderbyshire@thinfilmmfg.com

Courier packages may be sent to:

19422 77th Place NE
Kenmore, WA 98028

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