TorTech, based in Israel, will produce carbon nanotube fiber for the enhancement of body armor and composite armor systems for vehicles. The new material is stronger than Kevlar and other ballistic fabrics, but still flexible and lightweight.
Zygo Corporation, a worldwide supplier of optical metrology instruments and high precision optical systems, announced that its newly formed Extreme Precision Optics (EPO) Group in Richmond, California received initial orders totaling $5.1 million from a major semiconductor lithography customer.
Diamon-Fusion International, Inc. announced today its patented, award-winning Diamon-Fusion coating is being applied to an innovative floating house design by FLOTEK in Argentina, charged with the ecological development of floating buildings and devices for wetlands all across the great Parana River basin and other fluvial systems in Mercosur.
Despite promises of amazing features, metamaterials have failed to demonstrate practical applications. Now researchers at Fractal Antenna Systems have delivered on that promise, showcasing a new video that reveals metamaterials are a valuable application resource, whose advantage is dramatically enhanced using geometric shapes called fractals.
Applied Materials, Inc. today announced that Yingli Green Energy has granted Applied its 'Special Contribution Award' for excellence in optimizing the efficiency and productivity of Yingli's solar photovoltaic cell manufacturing operations in Baoding, Hebei province, China.
Izon Science today launched a major software and methods upgrade to provide significant advances in automation and accuracy for its qNano and qViro nanoparticle characterisation instruments. The enhanced automation allows users to more easily use the tunable nanoparticle analysis tools to measure and characterise particles with a high degree of accuracy.
Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTi) announced that n.v. Desmet Ballestra Group s.a. (Desmet) and CTi have entered into a new global technology license, marketing and collaboration agreement with respect to CTi's proprietary Nano Reactor technology.
Elucidating structural parameters of nanomaterials will be the hot topic at the upcoming workshop 'X-ray Scattering Methods for Characterization of Nano-Materials', to be held on December 3, 2010 during the MRS Fall 2010 conference in Boston, MA.
STT-RAM is a next-generation, solid-state memory technology that is dense, fast, non-volatile and radiation-hard, making it ideally suited for defense applications. The first phase, supported by an award amount of $6.0 million, began in October of 2008 and was scheduled to last two years.
SPP Process Technology Systems (SPTS), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd. (SPP), celebrates one year since it began operations in November 2009, while opening its new San Jose office. The new facility serves as home to SPTS' Thermal Products Division and North American sales and support headquarters.