The world's lead manufacturer of chemicals for the metal finishing and electroplating industry has just signed a major research contract with Case Western Reserve University, aimed at developing novel chemistries and processes that will enable the manufacturing of smaller semiconductor devices than heretofore possible in routine production.
Magnolia Solar, Inc. has demonstrated a flexible CIGS solar cell with an efficiency of 13 percent, rivaling the average efficiency of current PV technologies and proving that flexible thin film solar cells are potentially a viable solution for various energy needs.
On March 12, Beneq will open a subsidiary and operations in Saint Petersburg to commercialize its atomic layer deposition technology (ALD) in the Russian market. As part of the overall strategy, the company will sign an agreement to launch a joint laboratory for research and development of industrial applications in ALD with Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University.
NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used in the development of novel bioanalytical assays at Illinois State University. The main application is the characterization of gold nanoparticles and differentiation between monodisperse samples from small numbers of aggregated materials.
Toronto-based Integran Technologies Inc. announced further advances in its "structural metal plating-on-polymer" technology (Nanovate NP) for enhancing fuel efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by enabling the cost-effective manufacture of lightweight transportation parts.
Particle Sciences, a leading drug delivery CRO, has teamed up with NETZSCH Premier Technologies, a leading manufacturer of wet milling and dispersing equipment, to provide drug developers with improved access to state-of-the-art pharmaceutical nanomilling equipment and full pharmaceutical development capabilities.
Building on earlier teamwork with Lewis University, Pall Corporation today announced that scientists from both organizations have expanded research into optimizing filtration technology for chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) operations, a critical step in the manufacture of microchips.
Kilopass Technology, Inc. (www.kilopass.com), a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), announced today that it has received an $8 million funding from a major consumer electronics licensee.
Bruker today announced the launch of the new, scalable ContourGT-K 3D optical microscope for value-oriented, uncompromised bench-top metrology. Incorporating many of the advanced features of Bruker's flagship optical metrology products, the ContourGT-K delivers unsurpassed Z-axis resolution across all fields of view and superior 2D/3D imaging capability for non-contact profile, roughness and thickness measurements on a wide range of surfaces.