Bruker Corporation today announced the closing of its acquisition of the Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and the Optical Industrial Metrology (OIM) instruments businesses from Veeco Instruments, Inc. for $229.4 million in cash.
Arkema has announced the acquisition of French company PIEZOTECH which designs and manufactures electroactive fluorinated polymers, thereby enhancing its portfolio with a new range of ultra high performance materials. These specialty polymers will soon have high added value applications in many sectors, including robotics, aerospace, textile, automotive and electronics.
Digital Surf, the provider of surface metrology software, announced that a new free trial version of its recently released MountainsMap 6 software can be downloaded from its web site www.digitalsurf.com.
NanoScale Corporation today announced an expansion of its focused program to apply its chemical technology platform for use in combating the corrosive chemicals and noxious odors associated with Chinese drywall.
Photon etc. and the Institute for Research and Development of Photovoltaic Energy (IRDEP) in France have agreed to showcase Photon etc's Photovoltaic (PV) Hyperspectral Analyzer in order to demonstrate its performance and business value for the photovoltaic industry.
LayTec is happy to announce the delivery of its 1000th in-situ monitoring system! Since its foundation in 1999, LayTec has proven to be a reliable supplier to industrial companies and research institutions world-wide.
CEA-Leti and SPP Process Technology Systems (SPTS) today announced they have agreed to develop advanced 300mm through-silicon via (TSV) 3D-IC processes at CEA-Leti's 300mm facilities in Grenoble, France.
Hiden Analytical introduce the new QGA compact benchtop mass spectrometer configured for continuous real-time multi-species analysis of both gases and vapours in the pressure range from 2 bar to 100mbar absolute. Applications include thermal analysis, fermentation processes, catalysis and general gas reaction studies.
Kazyna Capital Management (Republic of Kazakhstan), VTB Capital, and I2BF Holdings have signed a memorandum of intent to establish the Russian-Kazakhstan Nanotechnology Venture Fund. The fund's target size is $100 million.
Researchers from Oxford have recently presented exciting new data applying nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to size and count both cellular microvesicles and exosomes at a low concentration and, when used in conjunction with fluorescent labels, to selectively determine and analyse specific types of vesicle within a complex sample.