Nanometrics material characterization systems have been built for maximum flexibility and modularity to ensure a wide range metrology solutions in various process application. Nanometrics' Materials Characterization Group has continuously designed systems that specializes in delivering information about critical material parameters which allow users to develop and control processes in many areas. Nanometrics serves a multitude of industries including semiconductor, HB-LED and laser, wafer manufacturing and R&D. Applications also expand into emerging industries such as bio-photonics and medical applications benefit from Nanometrics metrology systems. Nanometrics systems can be specialized to tackle particular application, process or be used for general purpose process control. R&D customers benefit from modular and extendable systems while high volume manufacturers require full factory automation, automated wafer handling and host control. All common substrates are supported in both automated and manual systems.