Thin film solar printing leader Nanosolar, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has certified an aperture efficiency of 17.1% for a solar cell fabricated using Nanosolar's non-vacuum, low cost printing on flexible foil technology.
ARM and UMC, a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced a long-term agreement that provides UMC foundry customers with access to the latest advanced ARM Artisan Physical IP solutions validated on UMC's 28HPM process technology.
Proceeds from this financing will be used as to approximately $15,000,000 for the establishment of a full scale production facility for ultracapacitors and fundamental research center in the Russian Federation and as to approximately $5,000,000 for the expansion of Nesscap's current manufacturing and core R+D operations in Korea and for general corporate purposes.
eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor value chain producer (VCP), and MIPS Technologies, a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores, announced the tapeout of a high-performance, three-way microprocessor cluster on GLOBALFOUNDRIES' leading-edge, low-power 28nm-SLP process technology.
Berkeley Design Automation, Inc., provider of the world's fastest nanometer circuit verification, today announced that Analog Bits, a leading provider of integrated clocking and interface IP, has adopted and achieved excellent silicon correlation using the company's Analog FastSPICE Platform for accurate performance characterization of a 40nm nanometer Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) clocking circuit IP.
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, continue to expand its family of high performance research systems with the announcement of the availability of the NanoWizard 3 NanoOptics AFM system.
A leading supplier of electron microscopes and scientific instrumentation, JEOL USA and its parent company JEOL Ltd. have opened an office in Sao Paulo, Brasil to support its growing installed base there, and have relocated the personnel to a new facility this month.
TESCAN, a world leading manufacturer of scanning electron microscopes and focused ion beam workstations has introduced the FERA3 XMH - a high resolution Schottky Field Emission scanning electron microscope with a fully integrated Plasma source focused ion beam. The system has been developed in co-operation with the French company Orsay Physics.
Nanoco Group plc, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, announces that it has signed a further agreement with Tokyo Electron, the major Japanese equipment supplier, following the successful completion of the initial phase of development of a nanomaterial-based solar film.
SiMPore Inc., an early-stage nanotechnology company in Rochester, NY, has received a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve phase contrast transmission electron microscopy.