Metryx, Limited, a supplier of mass metrology equipment to the semiconductor manufacturing industry, today announced that it will be hosting the first technical seminar focused on the implementation of mass metrology in the production of advanced semiconductor devices. The one-day seminar will be hosted at IMEC's facilities in Leuven, Belgium, on April 8th, 2008.
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc., a leading provider of advanced nanomaterials technology for use in energy, life sciences and industrial applications, today announced that Alan Gotcher, Ph.D., has agreed to resign as an officer of the company and that the Board of Directors has begun a search for a new Chief Executive Officer. The Board has appointed Terry Copeland, Ph.D., to serve as interim President.
Applied Materials concurrently held its 12th Annual Technology Forum with this week’s SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference in San Jose. Having 'Reality Takes Shape: Patterning at 32 nm' as its theme, the wide-ranging event covered a number of subjects, not the least of which were the challenges faced by metrology.
The 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Anti-microbial Nanocoatings Excellence in Research Award is presented to Germany-based Bioni CS GmbH and the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, for their joint effort in developing an environmentally friendly, volatile organic compound (VOC)-free coating system based on nanotechnology - Bioni Hygienic.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of 'Understanding Your Clients Nanotechnology Legal Needs: 60 Minute Video SpeedBriefing Enabling You to Get Up to Speed on the Latest Billing Opportunities, Emerging Trends and Client Strategies' (DVD) to their offering.
Pirelli today announced that it is presenting PGT Photonics, a new Group company which will specialize in second generation photonics based on nanotechnologies, and displaying its comprehensive product offering which includes Pirelli's DTL Tunable Laser, ITLA, 300-PIN MSA Transponders, and DWDM XFP Transceivers at the OFC/NFOEC exhibition and conference, taking place in San Diego, Calif., February 24-28, 2008.
Arrowhead Research Corporation announced today a fundamental streamlining of its majority-owned subsidiaries, Calando Pharmaceuticals and Insert Therapeutics. Arrowhead will assume active management of the companies and focus resources on bringing multiple products to the clinic as rapidly as possible. Arrowhead's expanded role is intended to make Calando and Insert operations more efficient.
BioForce Nanosciences Holdings, Inc., a producer of integrated biological and mechanical systems for life science researchers at the micro and nano scales, today announced that its Nano eNabler molecular printer was called a 'disruptive technology' in a recent report by Frost and Sullivan. The report highlighted key advantages over existing technologies for the deposition of biological materials via printing and lithography at ultramicro and nano levels.
Austin, Texas-based Nano-Proprietary, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Applied Nanotech, Inc. received a notice of allowance for its patent titled 'Nanobiosensor and carbon nanotube thin film transistor.' This patent is one of the basic patents that covers a wide variety of biosensor applications and will protect our nanobiosensor platform.
A new petroleum-free, bio-based, 2-cycle engine oil from Green Earth Technologies has equaled or surpassed the standards for similar petroleum-based oils as set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API) TC compliance test for all 2-cycle engines other than outboard.
Diamon-Fusion International, Inc. (DFI Nanotechnology), global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, announced the execution of a sales representation agreement with Sampas Nanotechnology, a reputable and innovative Turkish nanotech consulting company.
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment semiconductor and photonics applications, has extended its PIHera family of flexure-guided piezo nanopositioning stages, now offering record travel ranges to 1.8 mm.
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. announced the commencement of an initial application today of the company’s patented Nansulate coatings by Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (GASCO), at their Ruwais plant. The application is being overseen by the company’s U.A.E. distributor, the Al Samah Company. The total size of this project has not yet been determined and it will be ongoing.
Accretech Tokyo Seimitsu, a leading manufacturer of precision measuring and semiconductor manufacturing equipment, and SEMATECH, the global consortium of chip-makers, announced today that Accretech has become an associate member in SEMATECH's 3D Interconnect Program located at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany.
Demron is an advanced radiopaque nano-polymeric compound fused between layers of fabric and manufactured into several lightweight, nuclear-blocking garments. Demron is used in full-body nuclear, biological, and nuclear-biological-chemical suits, tactical anti-nuclear vests, high-energy nuclear suppression blankets, medical X-ray vests and aprons. It is the first and only product of its kind.