TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced the availability of additional SiGe process design kits (PDKs) for TowerJazz's 0.18 um SiGe process platform. The design kits target high-frequency products for optical networks, automotive radar and 60GHz WiFi, as well as high-power front-end-modules for wireless handsets.
The National Science Foundation awarded a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant in the amount of $149,000 to GoNano Technologies, Inc. The objective is to demonstrate the technical feasibility of a novel four-way catalytic converter for diesel emissions.
The University of Notre Dame has named Olympus a key partner for its prestigious College of Engineering. The college recently constructed a new 160,000-square-foot, $70 million structure called Stinson-Remick Hall, which houses a nanotechnology research center, the University's new Energy Center, an undergraduate interdisciplinary learning center and a 9,000-square-foot semiconductor processing and device fabrication clean room.
Ultratech, Inc., a leading supplier of lithography and laser-processing systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), today announced the release of its new field-tested LSA101 laser spike annealing (LSA) system, which enables critical millisecond annealing applications for the 28-nm node and beyond.
NanGenex Inc. has successfully completed the chemical validation of its latest GMP compliant pilot plant reactor. This is the first milestone towards fulfilling production needs of the clinical development of NanGenex's NanoActive products.
QD Vision, Inc. today announced that it recently demonstrated the world's highest resolution quantum dot-based active matrix display under a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR) for the U.S. Army.
IDEX Corporation today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Microfluidics International Corporation for $1.35 per share, net to the seller in cash, and subject to adjustment as provided in the merger agreement. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2011.
NanoMaterials, Ltd., a producer of industrial nano-scale additives for lubricants and enhanced composites, announced today that Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), India, has launched two new advanced lubricant products, the Rhino and HP Numaro Uno, both of which are powered by NanoLub, a unique performance-enhancing nanotechnology product.
Hiden Analytical release a new brochure detailing their range of mass spectrometer products specifically developed for specialised vacuum process applications under diverse pressure regimes from sub-atmospheric to ultra-high vacuum.
SUSS MicroTec, a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor industry and related markets, announced a strategic collaboration with the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility (CNF), a university nanofab based in North America.
AIXTRON has won the Best Technical Development Manufacturing Award at Printed Electronics and Photovoltaics USA 2010. The prize is awarded for exceptional work on developing high-efficiency components and manufacturing technologies for flexible electronics.
InMat, a leader in environmentally friendly, high barrier nanocomposite coatings, announces its new Nanolok WR water-based barrier coating product line. These coatings provide a significant advance in the performance of water based high barrier nanocomposite coatings.