Nanometrics Incorporated, a leading supplier of advanced metrology equipment to the semiconductor industry, has named Toho Technology Corp. as exclusive distributor in Japan for six Compound Semiconductor and Materials Characterization product lines.
Zygo Corporation today announced its next-generation of leading 3D Optical Profilers, the NewView7000-series. These products are designed for rapid, precise, and quantitative surface metrology for the production and scientific research markets.
Nanogen, Inc. announced today that it has received stockholder approval on the third of the three proposals presented at its special meeting of stockholders on February 1, 2008 in which the board of directors was seeking approval to ratify the company's debt financing of August 2007.
Pacific Fuel Cell Corp., a specialty component manufacturer for the fuel cell industry, announced today that it is relocating its Riverside, California-based membrane electrode assembly research and development facility to its 24,000-square-foot Willoughby, Ohio-based plant, effective immediately.
Nano Chemical Systems Holdings, Inc. and Calgenex Corporation, a developer and marketer of novel, patented or patent pending, condition specific dietary supplements and topical over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and personal care products, today provided an update on their upcoming merger, which the companies expect to complete on or around February 29, 2008.
Spire Corporation, a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules, cells, and wafers worldwide, today announced that it has been awarded United States Patent Number 7,306,963 entitled 'Precision Synthesis of Quantum Dot Nanostructures for Fluorescent and Optoelectronic Devices.' This patent describes a method for designing and synthesizing quantum dot nanoparticles with improved uniformity and size.
Nanoscience Instruments introduces a new line of Silicon-Nitride probes for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). The new HYDRA series is available world-wide and fills a need in the market for AFM probes specifically designed for imaging soft materials such as biological and polymeric samples. HYDRA probes feature a unique, patent-pending design that combines low stress, silicon-nitride cantilevers with sharp Silicon tips.
Nature Journal has recognized the collaborative effort between Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on the weighing of single cells and single nanoparticles in fluid with sub-femtogram resolution.
NEC Corporation today announced the successful development of a carbon nanotube (CNT) transistor using a coating process. The basic operation of the new transistor with advanced characteristics has been verified, confirming its application in the printed electronics field.
Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. and EPIR Technologies, Inc. announced the execution of an agreement with NASA for the development of advanced high-efficiency, ultra-lightweight solar cells with thicknesses reduced by a factor of more than ten as compared to those currently in use.
The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) today announced the lineup of panel sessions at the 2008 iBIO Industry Expo & Marketplace (iBIO IndEx). The daylong conference will include interactive discussions on biomedical nanotechnology, renewable chemical replacements, food safety and hospital-acquired infections.