FAIRFIELD, CT-Competitive Technologies Inc. signed an exclusive agreement with the University of South Carolina Research Foundation (USCRF) to license and commercialize a new method of nondestructive defect delineation in silicon carbide [SiC] wafers. Developed at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering Departments of the University, the technology can be used for wafer-scale defect mapping, characterize a variety of wafer types, and locate and map defects in SiC wafers.