Ener1, Inc., maker of advanced battery technology designed to power the next generation of hybrid and electric vehicles, strengthened its advantage in the lithium-ion battery race, by acquiring exclusive ownership of EnerDel, including essential manufacturing and intellectual property assets from former joint venture partner Delphi Automotive Systems.
Chief Technology Officer Dr. Stanley Levy delivered a key oral presentation at the SPIE Symposium on Solar Applications and Energy in San Diego today where he detailed the various scientific breakthroughs underlying the company's BioBacksheet product and its role in helping the photovoltaic industry drive the cost per kilowatt hour to lower levels.
Romania's National Institute of Materials Physics (NIMP) has ordered an advanced sputtering tool from Surrey NanoSystems, to support fundamental research into oxide materials including piezoelectric and pyroelectric thin films, and photoelectrochemical cells to support the hydrogen economy.
In collaboration with the National NanoFab Center (NNFC) in Daejeon, Korea and Stanford NanoFab (SNF) in Palo Alto, CA, BeSang Inc., a semiconductor company based in Beaverton, OR, has successfully developed a breakthrough three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuit (IC) technology, enabling low-cost memories and high-performance logic products with large embedded memory blocks.
Henkel Corporation has introduced an energy saving, low-temperature cleaner, Bonderite Ridoline RT-153, designed to be compatible with both phosphate and phosphate-free conversion coating technologies.
Alfa Aesar has published a new High Purity Inorganics Catalog which lists over 1,000 high purity inorganic materials, including base metal compounds, rare earth compounds and ultra dry materials for air and moisture sensitive applications.