Applied Materials, Inc. today unveiled its Applied UVision 3 system, the industry's highest productivity DUV1 Brightfield wafer inspection tool with the critical-defect detection sensitivity required for 45 nanometer (nm) FEOL2 and immersion lithography.
Lloyd's, the world's leading insurance market providing specialist insurance services to businesses, carries an article on its website trying to explore what nanotechnology mean for the insurance industry.
According to a new technical market research report, 'Molecular, Nanoscale and Atomic Imaging', the U.S. market for molecular, nanoscale, and atomic imaging was worth $1.6 billion in 2006 and is expected to increase to $1.8 billion in 2007 and $4.2 billion by 2012.
The four emerging risks facing insurers moving forward are nanotechnology, climate change, aging infrastructure and 'the unknown,' Robert Landry, president and CEO of Zurich's Canadian operations told delegates of the Property Casualty Underwriters Club luncheon.
A new method for fluid transport on labs-on-a-chip called Electrowetting was demonstrated on the Product Market 'High-tech for Medical Devices' at COMPAMED from November 14 to 16, 2007 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Ener1, Inc., an alternative energy company, today announced completion of a $32 million common equity private placement with a group of six major financial institutions and an alternative energy investment trust.