United Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. and manufacturer of UNI-SOLAR brand photovoltaic laminates, today announced that the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has confirmed an initial 12% conversion efficiency of a large-area solar cell using UNI-SOLAR's proprietary Nano-Crystalline silicon.
EDAX Inc., a leader in X-ray microanalysis and electron diffraction instrumentation, has established a new standard in electron microscopy with its release of the Apollo Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) Series for the transmission electron microscope (TEM).
SPECTRO Analytical Instruments GmbH has formed a strategic marketing alliance with SII NanoTechnology, Inc. to market SPECTRO's inductively coupled plasma optical emission (ICP-OES) and mass spectrometers (ICP-MS) in Japan.
Bing Energy, Inc. (BEI), a manufacturer of state-of-the-art components for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), has entered into a commercialization agreement with Florida State University that gives the company exclusive use of revolutionary nanotechnology that will create a new generation of hydrogen fuel cells that are less expensive, smaller, lighter and more durable.
Topics include AFM for biological applications, force measurements and mapping, combined AFM and optical imaging, cell imaging, and electrical characterization using conductive AFM. In addition, Purdue researchers Dr. Robert Moon, Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering, and Ryan Wagner, Graduate Student, will present a talk on force-displacement measurements.
XEI Scientific Inc, maker of the popular EVACTRON Plasma Cleaning System for electron microscopes and other vacuum chambers, announced today that with the final shipments of 2010, they have fulfilled orders bringing the total number of Evactron systems delivered to more than 1,000 units worldwide.
Aphios Corporation today announced that it has entered into a subcontract with SAIC-Frederick, a subsidiary of Science Applications International Corporation, to develop phospholipid nanoencapsulated camptothecin, Camposomes, for the treatment of pancreatic and other cancers, supporting the NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology.
NanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology announce the release of their latest NS200 nanoparticle characterization system. It will be shown and demonstrated for the first time at the renowned US Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition being held in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Market leaders in temperature controlled microscopy, Linkam Scientific Instruments, have been chosen by the Polymer Technology Group of the Dep. of Chemical and Food Engineering of the University of Salerno as suppliers of a controlled shear system to study the effect of temperature and steady shear flow on the nucleation rate of spherulites in isotactic polypropylene.
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, is pleased to report on the first work from the University of Nottingham who have chosen the ForceRobot 300 system for their School of Pharmacy.
Coventor, the leading supplier of design technology for micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and the nanoelectronics research center imec, today announced a strategic partnership to improve and expand the use of advanced design and manufacturing techniques for the development of CMOS integrated MEMS.
AIXTRON SE today announced a new order for a MOCVD reactor from Russian company Saturn Joint Stock Company (Saturn JSC). The order comprises one AIX 2800 G4-R 15x4-inch configuration deposition system including an automated wafer transfer system.
The StorageTek T10000C data cartridge is manufactured using Fujifilm's unique Barium-Ferrite (BaFe) particle and has a native storage capacity of 5.0TB and supports a native transfer speed of 240MB per second.
XYALIS, a leader in Mask Data Preparation software, and SII NanoTechnology, a leader in Photomask Verification software, announced today that they have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to broaden availability of their Photomask Data Preparation solutions, strengthen worldwide support, and develop a unified front-to-back flow for Photomask design and verification.