Malvern Instruments will run two one-day short courses as part of the established program at Pittcon 2011. The first of these on March 14th covers the fundamentals of particle sizing with an emphasis on light scattering techniques, and the second examines molecular and particle characterization by dynamic light scattering and zeta potential.
Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading provider of advanced process control metrology systems, today announced that a major semiconductor company in Japan has ordered a complete suite of Nanometrics optical critical dimension (OCD) products in support of capacity expansion for devices at the most advanced process nodes.
Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has agreed with Cephalon, Inc. to extend an existing research agreement into the next phase of development. The research agreement provides for the utilization of Celator's proprietary technology in an ongoing drug development and life-cycle management program at Cephalon.
SEMATECH, a global consortium of chipmakers, and Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd., (NCI) a Japanese chemical company supplying cutting-edge products in fields including electronic materials, today announced it has joined SEMATECH's Resist Materials and Development Center (RMDC) at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany.
Finnish Industry Investment, Via Venture Partners and private investors have invested altogether 9 million euros in the Finnish cleantech company Beneq. Beneq is a supplier of production and research equipment for advanced nano-scale thin film coatings used for example in solar cells, glass coatings, and flexible electronics, such as OLED lighting.
GT Solar International, Inc., a global provider of polysilicon production technology, and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets, announced that it has received the first order for its new DSS650 multicrystalline ingot growth system from Korea-based PV manufacturer Nexolon Company, Ltd.
Innovalight, Inc., a privately-held company that provides proprietary technologies and materials for the production of high efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells, announced that it signed an agreement with Motech Industries, Inc. to develop high performance solar cells using silicon ink manufactured by Innovalight.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and LG Chem, Ltd., announced today that they have reached a licensing agreement to make and use Argonne's patented cathode material technology in lithium-ion battery cells.
Diamon-Fusion International, Inc. (DFI Nanotechnology), global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, along with its partner, New York Poly Steel, announce the completion of the large-scale coating project for the original Tiffany building at 15 Union Square Street in New York City, as well as the adjacent HSBC Bank and Skechers glass storefronts.
Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC today reported the results of the Phase I clinical study of its unique formulation of naproxen, a widely used pain medication, using proprietary, patent protected nanotechnology.
NanoH2O, a global provider of reverse osmosis membranes for desalination, was the recipient of four distinguished awards in the second half of 2010 for its innovation that leverages nanotechnology to significantly lower the cost of desalination.
Data gathered from spectrophotometers requires the highest accuracy and to ensure that results are accurate, a spectrophotometer must be calibrated properly. NSG Precision Cells has released a new calibration product that never needs to be replaced and they are replacing the old liquid standards that have been used in the past.
Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT) announces that its UNCD brand of ultrananocrystalline diamond thin film material is USP Class VI compliant. Set by the United States Pharmacopeia, USP standards are internationally accepted as benchmarks for material compatibility in biomedical and pharmaceutical applications.
Silicon Solar Solutions is awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant effective January 4th, 2010. The focus of the SBIR is to develop Silicon Solar Solutions' award winning technologies for thin-film solar cells.