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Laser Thermal Partners with Angstrom Scientific, Inc. for Sales Representation of Thermal Conductivity Instruments and Contract Testing Services

With a Proven Track Record Since 2004, Angstrom Scientific Brings Robust Expertise in Characterization Solutions to Nanotechnology Researchers

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, January 16, 2024 – Laser Thermal, a leading provider of advanced thermal property measurement tools, is pleased to announce the signing of Angstrom Scientific as its newest representative for sales of the company’s flagship SSTR-F (Steady State Thermoreflectance in Fiber) thermal conductivity and thermal resistance measurement tool. In addition to product representation, Angstrom Scientific will also support the sales of Laser Thermal’s contract testing services business.

Under the terms of the agreement, Angstrom Scientific will represent Laser Thermal and its products and services throughout the United States, with a primary focus on serving the semiconductor and materials research industries. Leveraging its extensive experience and established customer base in the semiconductor sector, Angstrom Scientific is poised to address the growing demand for thermal metrology solutions, contributing to the acceleration of microelectronics breakthroughs.

Ron Fisher, Laser Thermal’s VP of Sales and Business Development, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration: “We are excited to add Angstrom Scientific to our sales network, particularly as it aligns with our continuing strategic expansion into the thriving semiconductor industry. This partnership reflects our commitment to advancing our market presence through mutually beneficial relationships that deliver substantial and enduring value to both our companies and our clients.”

Bob Sommerville, CEO of Angstrom Scientific, shared his excitement about representing Laser Thermal: “Angstrom Scientific is thrilled to be associated with Laser Thermal and its cutting-edge thermal conductivity services and solutions, which enhance thermal management effectiveness, speed, and simplicity. We are eager to explore opportunities that align with the capabilities and strengths of Laser Thermal, whose innovative products are redefining optical thermal conductivity measurements.”

This collaboration between Laser Thermal and Angstrom Scientific signifies a strategic alliance aimed at providing comprehensive thermal solutions and services to industries at the forefront of technological innovation. Both companies are confident that this partnership will drive advancements in thermal metrology and contribute to the success of their clients.

About Laser Thermal:

Founded in 2020, Laser Thermal began as a spinoff from the University of Virginia, and today is a local Charlottesville, Virginia-based company providing accessible thermal measurements of materials primarily focusing on thin films. Laser Thermal designs and manufactures thermal metrology equipment that can measure thermal properties down to nanometer scales. Utilizing optical techniques, Laser Thermal provides simple, accurate, and rapid measurements of the thermal properties of materials. Laser Thermal offers contract testing and tool sales to best serve customer needs.

For further information on how Laser Thermal  can be utilized to support your research, please contact  Angstrom Scientific Inc. (

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