AmberWave Licenses UC Santa Barbara Technology

AmberWave Systems, a New Hampshire-based firm developing advanced technologies for semiconductor manufacturing, said Thursday that it has licensed technology from The University of California, Santa Barbara,. The licensing agreement covers material science research in the field of mesoporous materials, which are being used to develop fuel cells, high-performance batteris, and ultracapacitors. Financial terms of the licensing agreement were not disclosed. The technology is based on research in the school's Department of Chemical Engineering, which was co-invented by Professor Brad Chmelka at UCSB.