Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) have issued key patents covering elements of Tekmira's leading lipid nanoparticle (LNP) technology, which is used to deliver nucleic acid therapeutics, including small interfering RNA (siRNA).
At the Materials Research Society's (MRS) 2010 Fall meeting to be held next week in Boston, the company will discuss SiEnergy's recent breakthrough in nanometric thin film micro-solid oxide fuel cells on Thursday December 2nd within the Symposium on Next-Generation Fuel Cells.
Camtek Ltd. announced that SELA - Semiconductor Engineering Laboratories Ltd., whose share capital was fully acquired by Camtek in November 2009, was chosen as one of the top 10 nanotechnology companies in Israel by the NanoIsrael 2010 Committee.
Solar3D, Inc., the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, today announced that the Company has filed a patent application for its innovative solar cell design and methods of fabrication.
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.