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CTO, Dr. John Carlisle co-authors "CVD Diamond - Research, applications, and challenges

CTO, Dr. John Carlisle co-authors "CVD Diamond - Research, applications, and challenges."

ADT is the Grand Sponsor of the 2014 NDNC Conference

Join Grand Sponsor, Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT) for the international New Diamond and Nano Carbons Conference (NDNC 2014...

Diamonds are a Researcher's Best Friend?

ADT is Reason #4 Why Diamonds are a Researcher's Best Friend.

ADT's CEO to attend Flowserve Press Conference at the Upcoming Turbomachinery/Pump Symposium

ADT's President and CEO, John Yerger to attend Flowserve Corporation Press Conference at the upcoming Turbomachinery/Pump Sympos...

Flowserve Features UNCD Coatings at the Turbomachinery Symposium

Advanced Diamond Technologies' partner, Flowserve, will showcase ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) coatings at the Turbomachi...

ADT is a Finalist for 2013 Chicago Innovations Award

Out of over 600 applications, Advanced Diamond Technologies made the top 100 nominations for the 2013 Chicago Innovations Award....

ADT Scientists Author Publication on Low Temperature Boron Doped Diamond

ADT Scientists Co-Author a Publication on Low Temperature Boron Doped Diamond

Flowserve Signs Collaborative Agreement with Advanced Diamond Technologies

Flowserve Signs Collaborative Agreement with Advanced Diamond Technologies

Dr. John Carlisle to Speak at ICDCM in Italy

Dr. John Carlisle, Founder and CTO of ADT, will be giving an invited talk at the International Conference on Diamond and Carbon ...

CMUT uses UNCD Membranes

CMUT uses UNCD membranes to demonstrate and operated in immersion for the first time.

Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE’s Batteries and Energy Storage Hub

Team Led by Argonne National Lab Selected as DOE’s Batteries and Energy Storage Hub.

Negative Friction Surprises Scientists

Researchers from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) discover negative friction using ADT's all-diamond probes...

ADT to Partner with the RTI International in the Development of a Waterless Toilet

ADT to partner with Duke University, RTI International, and others to develop a waterless toilet.

EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses, Including ADT

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awards $2 million to small businesses to support environmental innovation, including A...

Semicon West 2012

Advanced Diamond Technologies will be exhibiting at Semicon West 2012 in San Francisco from July 10-12. Stop by booth 2530 to le...

ADT Scientists Published in JMEMS

ADT scientists Nicolaie Moldovan, Zhenting Dai, Hongjun Zeng, and John A. Carlisle publish a paper, Advances in Manufacturing of...

Founder and CTO of ADT to Give Kick-Off Talk at NDNC 2012

Dr. John Carlisle to give the kick-off plenary talk entitled: 'Water: the Killer App for Diamond' at 2012 New Diamond and Nano C...

ADT's Research Team Publishes Biosensors Paper

Advanced Diamond Technologies' Research and Development team publishes a paper on UNCD Biosensors and Bioelectronics.

TechAmerica Announces Additions to Midwest Board

President and CEO of ADT joins the Midwest Board for TechAmerica - the leading advocacy organization for the U.S. technology ind...

MRS 2012

Dr. Parbhu Arumugam will be presenting a poster entitled, 'Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Microarrays: Towards Label-free, Reliabl...

February 15 - 17, 2012

ADT will be exhibiting in the State of Illinois booth at NanoTech Japan 2012 in Tokyo - booth G-35.

November 15, 2011

Advanced Diamond Technologies will be exhibiting at the MRS Fall Meeting 2011 from November 29 through December 1 - booth #718.

October 21, 2011

Congresswoman Judy Biggert calls on Advanced Diamond Technologies for its thoughts on the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Colo...

October 17, 2011

Advanced Diamond Technologies is at WEFTEC all week. Come visit booth #8944, and let our diamond experts solve your hard problem...

September 29, 2011

Come visit Advanced Diamond at WEFTEC in L.A. from October 17-19.

September 20, 2011

Chicago Innovations Awards nominees has been narrowed down from 400 to 75, and ADT is one of the finalists. Vote for ADT as one ...

August 22, 2011

Visit ADT (Booth #1350) at the 40th Turbomachinery Symposium in Houston, Texas from September 13-15.

August 9, 2011

ADT's new CEO featured in Crain's Chicago Business.

August 9, 2011

Advanced Diamond Technologies Names John D. Yerger, III President and Chief Executive Officer.

July 15, 2011

While testifying before Congress on Manufacturing in America, Congressman Dan Lipinski references Advanced Diamond Technologies.

July 13, 2011

Advanced Diamond Technologies Closes $5.2 Million in Series D Funding.

Semicon West 2011

Come visit ADT in booth #2531 at Semicon West 2011.

June 29, 2011

ADT wins it's third prestigious R&D 100 Award.

June 22, 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Hongjun Zeng for leading ADT to it's third R&D 100 Award for the development of Integrated RF MEMS Switch...

May 26, 2011

Water 21, the magazine of the International Water Association, features ADT's UNCD Electrodes.

May 13, 2011

ADT Customer, Baris Bayram, has been awarded the Young Scientist Award of the Turkish Academy of Science for his work with ADT a...

May 10,2011

ADT’s new UNCD Electrodes for water treatment highlighted in the french weekly newsletter Green News Techno.

April 26, 2011

Advanced Diamond Technologies’ UNCD® Electrodes™ Reduce Water Treatment Costs by a Factor of Ten.

March 29-31, 2011

UNCD Bearings on live display in a working mixer at INTERPHEX in NYC at booth 3003. Merck-Millipore selected UNCD® Bearings™ to ...

March 2, 2011

Neil Kane attends meeting with TechAmerica, the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, and iBIO commending Senator Durbin for ...

February 28, 2011

Dr. John Carlisle and Dr. Hongjun Zeng co-author Advanced Functional Materials journal article, 'Control of Nanoscale Environmen...

February 11, 2011

EMD Millipore Selects UNCD Bearings for its NovAseptic Mixers.

January 5, 2011

Advanced Diamond Technologies announces that UNCD is USP Class VI compliant.

December 13, 2010

ADT signs up two new distributors, MTI Corporation and Schaefer Technologie GmbH.

November 2, 2010

ADT and its diamond-based sensors used for detecting waterborne pathogens and toxins are featured in Engineering at Illinois mag...

October 17-22, 2010

Dr. John Carlisle, CTO at ADT, gives an invited talk at AVS 57th International Symposium.

October 4, 2010

Visit ADT in booth #650 at the 39th International Pump User Symposium, October 4-7, 2010.

September 29, 2010

Neil Kane, president and CEO of ADT to speak at the 9th Annual NanoBusiness Conference.

September 20, 2010

ADT recognized by Chicago Sun-Times as a breakthrough national startup company.

September 14, 2010

ADT named one of the best startups in America by Cringley's Startup Tour.

September 6, 2010

ADT mentioned in Chicago Sun Times article about "deal of the day phenomenon" Groupon.

July 14, 2010

ADT Awarded Grant to develop the next generation of CMP pad conditioners.

June 30, 2010

VISIT ADT at SEMICON WEST, July 13-15, in the Extreme Electronics section, booth #2536.

June 21, 2010

ADT co-founder and Argonne scientist, Dr. Orlando Auciello, announced as Distinguished Fellow by the U.S. Department of Energy.

June 16, 2010

ADT, along with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Naval Research Laboratory, and the University of Pennsylvani...

June 11, 2010

Neil Kane of Advanced Diamond Technologies testifies before a Congressional subcommittee on improving technology transfer from u...

May 26, 2010

The prestigious journal Small publishes paper on extreme wear properties of NaDiaProbes.

May 19, 2010

ADT scientists co-author an article on the wear resistance of diamond nanoprobe tips in ACS Nano.

May 18, 2010

Dr. John Carlisle, CTO, to present "Diamond MEMS: from the lab to the foundry" at the MEMS CTO Meeting on June 21st in Anaheim, ...

May 11, 2010

Dr. Diane P. Hickey & Dr. John Carlisle of ADT discuss diamond advances for micro manufacturing in EuroAsia Semiconductor magazi...

April 26, 2010

ADT's CTO, Dr. John Carlisle, to give invited talk at the 37th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings & Thin Films.

April 21, 2010

University of Illinois and ADT scientists published the design of UNCD microcantilever heaters for biochemical applications this...

April 21, 2010

View ADT's advertisement in the MRS Bulletin and see the UNCD Wafer brochure for best practices and etch recipes.

April 5, 2010

All-diamond NaDiaProbes used in cutting-edge Graphene research published in the April 2nd issue of Science.

April 3, 2010

ADT’s co-founder and CTO Dr. John Carlisle named a finalist for the ITA Spotlight Award, awarded to an Illinois CTO/CIO for lead...

March 16, 2010

ADT announces UNCD® T30™, a new addition to its growing UNCD family of diamond materials.

February 3, 2010

ADT announces publication of etch recipes for Diamond MEMS and Sensors.

December 7, 2009

ADT's scientists publish, "Nanofabrication of sharp diamond tips by e-beam lithography and inductively coupled plasma reactive i...

November 10, 2009

ADT's nanocrystalline diamond AFM probes overcome wear. Read the article here.

October 6, 2009

ADT announces the launch of UNCD Horizon™ Wafers. Read the press release here.

October 5, 2009

CTO Dr. John Carlisle announces ultra-smooth UNCD Horizon Wafers at the CNM Users Meeting.

October 2009

ADT featured in Medical Product Manufacturing News for its breakthrough in device coatings.

September 14-17, 2009

ADT will be exhibiting in booth 116 at the Turbomachinery Symposium in Houston, Texas.

September 8-10, 2009

Neil Kane, president of ADT will be presenting "Machines of Diamond" at the NanoBusiness Alliance Conference on September 8 at 1...

August 24-27, 2009

Charles West, VP of Engineering, will be presenting "Diamond Increases Performance & Reliability in Mechanical Seals" at the Flu...

August 20, 2009

ADT’s NaDiaProbes featured in ZDNet’s Between the Lines blog as a R&D 100 Award favorite.

August 19, 2009

ADT named a Finalist for the Chicago Innovation Awards.

July 28, 2009

ADT announces the close of Series C Financing. Read the press release.

July 23, 2009

ADT is an R&D 100 Award Winner in the Microscopy Category. Read the article or the press release.

July 14, 2009

Electrically Conductive Diamond Joins Advanced Diamond Technologies' Family of UNCD® Diamond Products. Download the press releas...

June 29, 2009

ADT’s biosensor development featured in Physics World’s ‘Innovation’ column. Read the featured article at

June 22, 2009

EE Times article features work ADT is doing with DARPA Phase III project, involving the direct integration of UNCD® films with C...

May 8, 2009

Electrically conductive and dynamic mode probes join Advanced Diamond Technologies' award-winning family of all-diamond atomic f...

April 28, 2009

ADT's VP of Engineering, Charles West, writes article, "Diamond Advances Seal Face Performance", featured in Pumps & Systems Mag...

April 23, 2009

Congressman and nano leaders, including ADT President and co-founder, discuss industry challenges in funding and immigration. Re...

April 13, 2009

View National Geographic's six part series entitled "Super Diamonds".

March 13, 2009

Lead MEMS scientist, Mike Moldovan, interviewed by MEMS Investor Journal about ADT's NaDiaProbes. Read the full article here.

February 20, 2009

Neil Kane, President of Advanced Diamond Technologies, is showcased in the Movers & Shakers Interview by Frost & Sullivan, which...

February 11, 2009

ADT enters an exclusive agreement with Jarvik Heart to supply diamond coatings engineered to eliminate blood clotting in Jarvik ...

January 29, 2009

Advanced Diamond Technologies receives the first phase of a 3-year, $4.8 million contract from DTRA to develop diamond biosensor...

January 20, 2009

Dr. John Carlisle and Dr. Diane P. Hickey explain the importance of thin film diamonds in the article, "More than Just a Preciou...

January 13, 2009

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. is featured in the Chicago Sun-Times for the Department of Defense Threat Reduction Agency (...

January 8, 2009

ADT co-founder, Dr. Orlando Auciello, is awarded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

December 23, 2008

ADT is chosen as a finalist for the Red Herring Global 2008 Award.

October 23, 2008

Nanoscience Instruments becomes a distributor for ADT's NaDiaProbes.

October 10, 2008

ADT wins EuroAsia IC Industry Award in the Materials Enabling category, which recognizes companies that have the ability to "ach...

October 8, 2008

ADT and UNCD Mechanical Seals are featured on Argonne National Laboratory's website. To read the article, click here.

October 3, 2008

The low-friction and low-wear properties of smooth diamond are explored by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the...

September 9, 2008

ADT announces the immediate availability of NaDiaProbes™ — the world's first all-diamond atomic force microscopy (AFM) probes. N...

September 4, 2008

ADT announces UNCD Faces for mechanical seal manufacturers and OEMs. UNCD Faces give manufacturers a quick, affordable and low r...

August 27, 2008

President of Advanced Diamond Technologies, Neil Kane, is a 2008 honoree for the Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.

July 3, 2008

UNCD Mechanical Seals wins 2008 R&D 100 Award as one of the most technologically significant products introduced into the market...

June 27, 2008

Dr. Robert Carpick from the University of Pennsylvania and collaborators at Argonne National Laboratory, the University of Flori...

June 23, 2008

DARPA gives the go-ahead for Phase III of the diamond MEMS project involving ADT, Argonne National Laboratory and others.

June 1, 2008

ADT's innovative UNCD Seals are highlighted in the article, "Helices and Diamonds" in the June 2008 issue of Plant Services.

June 2008

Read about all the fascinating work going on with laboratory-grown diamonds in this feature article from Smithsonian Magazine.

February 25, 2008

Leveraging nearly 10 years of research at Argonne National Laboratory and approximately $10 million in U.S. Department of Energy...

February 25, 2008

R&D highlights the UNCD Seals launch with a feature, "Ultra-nanocrystalline diamond reaches new markets."

February 11, 2008

The Flow Control Network highlighted UNCD for Mechanical Seals at their site, "DOE Touts Diamond Film for Mechanical Seals".

February 4, 2008

DOE features ADT in a case study on Energy Efficient Technologies.

February 1, 2008

Cutting Tool Magazine featured UNCD in the "Look Ahead" column of the February 2008 issue (page 114).

January 26, 2008

Mechanical seal performance improvement after UNCD is featured in the cover story, "Reliability Galore – Diamonds Are For Seal F...

January 14, 2008

ADT President Neil Kane participates in the Semiconductor International technology transfer roundtable, "From Lab to Manufacture...

December 26, 2007

ADT Co-founder Orlando Auciello interviewed for CNN's Situation Room regarding UNCD's role as a potential base in a bioterrorism...

December 20, 2007

"Are Diamonds a MEMS' Best Friend?" article featured in IEEE microwave magazine's December 2007 issue explains how UNCD is poise...

December 14, 2007

ADT announces the election of Dennis Roberson to its Board of Directors. Read the announcement here.

December 3, 2007

ADT featured in Associated Press article about nanofabrication facility at Cornell Uiniversity.

November 13, 2007

Do silicon MEMS devices have reliability issues? Recent NIST research suggests this is the case. Now is a good time to consider ...

October 26, 2007

"Going with the Grain – Market demands are giving impetus to a broad palette of applications for UNCD films," so says R&D Magazi...

October 7, 2007

ADT's UNCD mechanical seals help to improve reliability and save energy in fluid pumping applications. See the feature article f...

October 1, 2007

The exceptional properties and applications of ADT's UNCD are featured in this lead story in the October 2007 issue of Ceramic I...

September 4, 2007

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich announces recipients of Innovation Challenge Grants. ADT to receive $50,000. For the full pres...

July 27, 2007

"The Age of Diamond-powered Cell Phones Could be Close". See article and online discussion on about ADT's technolo...

July 16, 2007

To accelerate the development of MEMS and electronic devices made from diamond, ADT announces new varieties of diamond substrate...

July 13, 2007

ADT named Technology Innovation Showcase Award winner by SEMI, Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International, the world's ...

July 9, 2007

ADT receives Technology Commercialization Award from the Illinois Technology Development Alliance.

July 9, 2007

ADT launches blog to foster discussion among participants in the CVD diamond industry – manufacturers, users and researchers – t...

April 30, 2007

ADT was visited by U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman and Representative Judy Biggert, Member of the House Science Commit...

April 5, 2007

ADT named a finalist in the Red Herring 100 Awards.

March 28, 2007

ADT featured in Nano World News.

March 26, 2007

ADT featured in BusinessWeek.

January 24, 2007

ADT President Neil Kane is a featured guest blogger on writing about his first hand experiences attending the Wo...

January 22, 2007

ADT announces that it has received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation in a Phase IIB Award to continue its work on th...

December 4, 2006

ADT named a 2007 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Neil Kane to attend WEF annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. R...

November 14, 2006

ADT announces the successful close of its over-subscribed Series B round of venture financing.

October 25, 2006

Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich today announced $140,000 in Opportunity Returns funding to ADT to increase commercialization efforts and...

October 25, 2006

ADT has received the 2006 Diamond Thin Films Product Innovation of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan. This prestigious award...

September 11, 2006

ADT was recognized as a runner-up in the Materials category in the Wall St. Journal's 2006 Technology Innovation Awards Competit...

August 8, 2006

DARPA awards a project to ADT and its partners to develop UNCD MEMS devices to enable higher performance broadband telecommunica...

June 27, 2006

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. was recognized today as a Nano 50 Award Winner. The Nano 50™ Awards, presented by Nanotech B...

June 21, 2006

Persistence pays off. ADT and its founders are featured in an article in Innovation: America's Journal of Technology Commercial...

May 11, 2006

ADT announces UNCD Diamond on Silicon (DoSi™) wafers, ADT's first family of UNCD-enabled products.

February 24, 2006

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. founders Dr. John Carlisle and Dr. Orlando Auciello win award for Excellence in Technology T...

September 12, 2005

An article in EE Times features Argonne National Laboratory's and Advanced Diamond Technologies' joint work on composite materia...

July 20, 2005

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has received a Phase II SBIR award from the National Science Foundat...

June 15, 2005

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has licensed several U.S. and foreign patent applications from Argon...

February 14, 2005

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. today announced the close of its Series A round of financing. It welcomed new investor Illi...

September 7, 2004

Argonne researchers have pioneered a process to affix organic molecules to the surface of UNCD. This breakthrough may lead to r...

August 4, 2004

Advanced Diamond Technologies announces first close of Series A financing. Download Press Release.

August 4, 2004

Advance Diamond Technologies was named an Illini-ECN Awards Recipient. The Illini-ECN Awards are given to high growth potential ...

June 2004

ADT is awarded a Phase I SBIR from the National Science Foundation to evaluate UNCD coatings on mechanical pump seals.

February 27, 2004

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. secures rights to portfolio of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD) patents from Argonne Nati...

December 2003

Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. incorporated in Delaware.

October 2003

Technology upon which ADT was formed is a winner of an R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. See: Three Argonne Technologies win R&D ...

September 2002

Advanced Diamond Technologies named "Most Promising Company" at the Nanotechnology Venture Fair in LaJolla, California.