Dedicated to the furtherance of competent research and development in the firmament of Electronic Materials, the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) functions as an autonomous scientific society under Dept. of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Govt. of India. Besides augmenting core competence, C-MET envisions attainment of self-sufficiency in the sphere of Electronic materials, components and devices to cater to India’s strategic and industrial applications, exploiting indigenous resources of raw materials.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES OF C-MET
CMET's R&D activities at present include development of thick film materials, polymers for electronics, specialty chemicals and glasses, ultra high purity and refractory metals, semiconductors, electronic ceramics and fine powder processing. C-MET undertakes R&D projects, sponsored research, technology transfer, and consultancy and technical services.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
C-MET carries research and development on electronic materials and their processing keeping in view the development in the electronic and IT industry all over the world. Many of these programmes are for advanced electronic materials and processes with partial funding coming from various national and international funding agencies.
C-MET will partner industry(ies) in developing new materials and processes useful to the electronic s and information technology sector under sponsored research projects. The work may include new product ideas, novel materials and processes, product and process development, modification of existing product/process for yield improvement and/or cost reduction and any other mutually agreed area.
C-MET is continuously engaged in activity relating to technology transfer. It can take up pilot plant studies, feasibility studies, production start-up activity, etc. so that the technologies developed within C-MET can be effectively transferred to the industry.
C-MET can provide expert advice and troubleshooting service to the industry for various day-to-day problems, yield improvement and data interpretation.
C-MET provides sophisticated material characterization and testing services like XRD , SEM-EDAX, GD-OES, AAS, CHONS, HPLC, GPC, Ion Chromatography, Particle Size Measurement, , LCR Measurement, etc. for the industry. It can also provide other technical services like synthesis and supply of special materials and components, leasing of equipment, training to industry staff and supply of scientific and technical information.
Out of the above activities direct customer services extended by C-MET is the technical services through characterization and testing.