Denton Vacuum LLC has reached a purchase agreement with 4Wave Incorporated covering ion beam deposition and etch technologies. The purchase will include all equipment intellectual property and patents.

Denton empowers the optoelectronic and specialty semiconductor markets, helps optimizes processes and solve productions challenges. The firm’s technology and market focus help to advance applications like electron microscopy and microanalyses to providing services for IR detectors and precision optics.

“This purchase is part of Denton’s aggressive plan to expand our intellectual property portfolio, through both internal development and acquisition,” said Frank Cumbo, president of Denton. “Based on market feedback, customers are very pleased with Denton’s new ability to deliver more comprehensive technology solutions.”