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Verigy Announces Completion of Acquisition by Advantest

Verigy, an Advantest Group company and a global supplier of innovative test solutions, announced today that Advantest Corporation completed its acquisition of Verigy in an all-cash transaction, estimated to be approximately $1.1 billion.

Posted: Jul 4th, 2011

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Siltronic AG Joins imec's GaN-on-Si Research Program to Develop Technology for Next-Gen Power Semiconductors and LEDs

Siltronic AG and the Belgian nano-electronics research institute imec have concluded an agreement to collaborate on the development of silicon wafers with a gallium nitride layer as partner of imec's GaN-on-Si industrial affiliation program (IIAP). The endeavor aims to enable production of solid-state lighting (e.g. LEDs) and power semiconductors of the next generation on 200 mm silicon wafers.

Posted: Jul 1st, 2011

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SWeNT Collaborates with Panasonic Boston Laboratory to Commercialize Printed Thin-Film Transistors

SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall and specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes, has been awarded a two-year, $500,000 grant from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology. This grant will fund SWeNT's development of semiconducting inks, based on its single-wall carbon nanotube technology, suitable for printing thin film transistors.

Posted: Jun 30th, 2011

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JEOL InTouchScope Scanning Electron Microscope Wins R+D 100 Award

The JEOL InTouchScope SEM, a touchscreen-controlled analytical, portable low vacuum Scanning Electron Microscope, has been recognized by the editors of R+D Magazine as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year.

Posted: Jun 30th, 2011

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Aixtron Opens Chinese Subsidiary

AIXTRON SE, the world leading supplier of MOCVD equipment for the production of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) announces the opening of its wholly owned Chinese subsidiary AIXTRON China Ltd. as the next step towards the company's plans for further expansion in China.

Posted: Jun 30th, 2011

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Convergen LifeSciences Announces Patent Award for Cancer Suppressors

U.S. Patent No. 7,902,441 is one of 23 patents, pending or issued worldwide, that Convergen LifeSciences, Inc. licenses exclusively from the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System. Among other claims, the patent covers the key therapeutic ingredient in CNVN202, a targeted molecular cancer therapy undergoing clinical testing in lung cancer patients.

Posted: Jun 29th, 2011

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Custom CVD Equipment Process Solutions for the Solar Market

CVD Equipment Corporation and Airgas, Inc., are stepping up their positions in the renewable energy process equipment marketplace. Together, CVD Equipment Corporation's customized equipment process solutions and Airgas' specialty gas products offer complete custom solutions for today's novel process requirements.

Posted: Jun 29th, 2011

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ConfoMap Surface Imaging and Analysis Software for ZEISS microscopes

Carl Zeiss and Digital Surf announce the signing of an agreement enabling Carl Zeiss to provide the ConfoMap surface imaging and analysis software for confocal microscopes such as Axio CSM 700 true color confocal microscope, LSM 700 confocal laser scanning microscope, and other compound microscopes for topographical research.

Posted: Jun 29th, 2011

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