Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world's leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, today announced it is leading an effort to address key roadblocks for wide-scale adoption of the emerging 3D integration of integrated circuits (IC) and systems.
Evident Technologies, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd have entered into a comprehensive patent licensing and purchasing agreement for Evident's quantum dot LED technology. This agreement grants Samsung worldwide access to Evident's patent portfolio for all products related to quantum dot LEDs from manufacture of the quantum dot nanomaterials to final LED production.
RASIRC, the steam purification company, announced that the company was both an exhibitor and presenter on the topic "Metals-Reject Efficiency of Steam Purification Membrane" at the recent SiliconPV conference held April 17-20, 2011 in Freiburg, Germany.
Nanofilm and SDG, Inc., two Ohio-based nanotechnology companies, today announced the signing of a comprehensive joint development and licensing agreement to develop and commercialize nano-formulas that combine the two companies' technologies. Among the planned projects is development of technology to control the release and toxicity of bio-active agents at the nano-scale. Potential applications include longer lasting anti-bacterial surface treatments.
Pyrograf Products, Inc. has pioneered the development of quality control methodologies for the commercial scale production of stacked-cup carbon nanotubes, also known as carbon nanofiber. The company recently consolidated 15 years of carbon nanotube quality control experience and expertise into a quality management system and was granted ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Applied Materials, Inc. and Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Applied will acquire Varian for $63 per share in cash for a total price of approximately $4.9 billion on a fully-diluted basis.
Svenska Aerogel, a supplier of a variety of low-cost environmentally friendly recyclable materials based on a patented version of aerogel material, has won the prestigious Nordic Cleantech Company of the Year Award for 2010.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced a breakthrough in electronic design with a new suite of products that promises to cut system integration time by up to half for next-generation designs.
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports that the University of Leipzig has chosen the CellHesion 200 system for their Institute of Experimental Physics I.
Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading provider of advanced process control metrology systems, today announced that a major Korean memory manufacturer has accepted its UniFire 7900 metrology system for process control of advanced packaging of DRAM devices.
The Center for Nanotechnology, chaired by Amy Madl, senior principal health scientist, specializes in assessing and understanding the impact of nanomaterials and nano-enabled products so that clients can maximize the societal benefits of these products while minimizing risk to humans and the environment.
Olympus today launched the latest version of its highly successful Olympus Stream materials science microscopy imaging software family at booth 1512 in hall 1 at Control, Stuttgart. Olympus Stream 1.6 provides a number of new and improved features, which not only increase workflow efficiency, but also enhance the overall capabilities of the software.