Applied Microstructures (AMST) makes technology and equipment used to fabricate microelectronics devices found in smartphones, computers, automobiles, and products that enable the Internet of Things (IoT).

AMSTOverview_IMAGEWe invented Molecular Vapor Deposition (MVD™). It’s a unique technology platform that deposits high-performance anti-stiction and other protective ultra-thin films with superb precision on applications with miniscule feature sizes.

Such films are essential enablers of MEMS devices like digital displays, motion sensors, microphones, and accelerometers. The type of devices found in virtually every smartphone on the planet.

Customers rely on MVD to achieve exceptional film uniformity in volume production, with industry-leading reliability — advantages that increase manufacturing yields and optimize device performance, while lowering overall costs.

Since its debut in 2004, more than an estimated 12 billion MEMs devices have been produced using our MVD platform.

Today, the MVD platform is deployed worldwide in volume production, and supported by a global team of AMST technical experts.

Founded in 2003, we’re a venture-backed company, headquartered in San Jose, California, with sales and support operations located globally.

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