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Peratech's New, See Through QTC Clear Will Revolutionize Touch Screens

Peratech, the innovators in touch technology, have developed a see through version of their award winning, Quantum Tunnelling Composite (QTC) material called QTC Clear. This force sensing material can be used to create a whole new class of Force Sensitive touch screens that can completely replace current Resistive touch screen technologies or enhance Capacitive ones to create superior solutions with more features such as 3D input.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2011

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TowerJazz Expected to Nearly Double Production Capacity with Proposed Acquisition of Micron Technology Wafer Manufacturing Plant in Japan

TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced today it has signed a non-binding term sheet contemplating its purchase of Micron Technology's fabrication facility in Nishiwaki City, Hyogo, Japan. The proposed purchase would nearly double TowerJazz's current internal manufacturing capacity, cost-effectively increasing production by 60,000 wafers per month.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2011

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Solar Frontier Sets New Efficiency Record in Thin-Film CIS Technology

Solar Frontier announced that it has achieved 17.2% aperture area efficiency on a 30x30cm CIS-based photovoltaic submodule, according to in-house measurements. This new world record for thin-film CIS technology was accomplished at Solar Frontier's dedicated research laboratory in Atsugi, Japan.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2011

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SEMI PV Group Announces Formation of the European Crystalline Cell Technology and Manufacturing Group

SEMI PV Group Europe announced the formation of a new European group for crystalline solar cells. This founding group of eight crystalline solar cell manufacturers (Q-Cells, Deutsche Cell, Bosch Solar Energy, Schott Solar, Sovello, Sunways, SolarWatt/Systaic Cells and Solland) is working together in a pre-competitive environment to address the technology challenges facing the photovoltaic industry.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2011

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Nanoco Achieves US$2m Milestone for Red Quantum Dots

Nanoco Group plc, a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots, announces that it has successfully produced the 1kg batch of red cadmium-free quantum dots specified by a major Japanese corporation, which triggers a US$2 million payment to Nanoco by the corporation.

Posted: Apr 1st, 2011

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EDAX Introduces TEAM EDS 2.0 Analysis System

EDAX Inc., a leader in X-ray microanalysis and electron diffraction instrumentation, introduces the TEAM Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) 2.0 Analysis Syste - the next generation of its industry-leading analysis systems for electron microscopes.

Posted: Mar 31st, 2011

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