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Sonoscan Announces Acoustic Microscopy Webinar Series

Elk Grove Village, IL — March 12, 2009

Sonoscan, the industry leader in Acoustic Micro Imaging, today announced a new webinar series. Topics will range from the basics of the technology to more advanced techniques, theory and applications. The webinars are free and will be taught by Sonoscan's dedicated acoustic applications engineers.

Through these webinars, Sonoscan will provide acoustic microscopy education, including information about best practices and optimal techniques. Whether attendees are new to acoustic micro imaging or currently own a Sonoscan acoustic microscope, these programs will help elevate their familiarity and skills. They've also been designed to address various industries and materials where acoustic microscopy is applicable for nondestructive inspection and analysis. These include semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems, solar cells, packaging seals, composites and other materials.

The webinars will be scheduled throughout the year and are limited to 25 attendees who must pre-register at www.sonoscan.com. For more information about the webinar series, contact Ray Thomas at 847-437-6400 x245.


Sonoscan, Inc. 2149 E. Pratt Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. Phone 847-437-6400. Contact Bill Zuckerman x237. Email bzuckerman@sonoscan.com; web www.sonoscan.com.

About Sonoscan®: Sonoscan is the leading developer and manufacturer of acoustic microscopes and sophisticated acoustic micro imaging systems, widely used for nondestructive analysis of defects in industrial products and semiconductor devices. For over 30 years, Sonoscan’s attention to customer needs and investment in R&D has created systems that set industry standards for speed and accuracy. Key products include C-SAM® systems for off-line and laboratory analysis and FACTS2™ for automated production inspection.

Through its SonoLab division Sonoscan applications engineers, with experience totaling more than two centuries in acoustic microscopy, assist hundreds of customers annually in solving materials problems and quality control issues. SonoLab operates applications testing laboratories in multiple global locations to serve the inspection needs of customers that do not have their own capability.