Scientists at Natcore Technology Inc., using simple liquid bath processes, have created a black surface on a silicon wafer with an average reflectance in the visible and near-infrared region of the solar spectrum of 0.3%, making it the "blackest" silicon solar cell surface ever recorded.
CelluForce, the world leader in the commercial development of NanoCrystaline Cellulose (NCC), announced that it will participate in the Bioplastek Forum 2012 being held March 28-30, 2012 at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington, Virginia. Dr. Wadood Hamad, Principal Scientist and expert in NCC, will present product development opportunities with NCC on March 29, 2012.
Next week Printed Electronics Europe 2012 will be held in Berlin, on April 3-4. The event has seen strong year-on-year growth and pre-registration has grown from last year. With less than a week to go, here are the key highlights attendees can expect.
Australian clean-tech company, Dyesol Limited, has raised a total of AUD $5 million, through take-up by shareholders of the recent Share Purchase Plan and a supplementary placement to sophisticated investors.
Kopin today announced that record results from gallium nitride (GaN)-based high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) materials have been published in the prestigious journal in this scientific field, Applied Physics Letters.
EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that Himax Technologies, Inc., a leading producer of CMOS image sensors, power management devices and semiconductor devices and components used in flat panel displays, has placed a repeat order for an IQ Aligner UV nanoimprint lithography (UV-NIL) system from EVG.
Heraeus Kulzer, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, announced today that its Venus Diamond nano-hybrid composite was highly rated in an 18-month in vivo clinical study conducted by the Department of Restorative Dentistry of the Dental School at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat (LMU) in Munich, Germany.
NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, report on how the Radboud University Nijmegen is applying nanoparticle tracking analysis for the characterization of self-assembled nanomotors.
With this collaboration, IME and Picosun will jointly develop innovative ALD and plasma-enhanced ALD (PEALD) processes for novel dielectrics and metals for applications in resistive switching non-volatile memories (NVM), multilayer metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitors, solar cells, and advanced complementary-metal-oxide-semiconductors (CMOS).
After the successful launch of Pico-Surf surfactants earlier this year, Dolomite, a world leader in the design and manufacture of microfluidic systems and devices, has announced the release of Pico-Glide, a novel surface coating agent facilitating advances in droplet microfluidics.
Toronto-based Integran Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has licensed its nano Cobalt electroplating process to Montreal-based Pratt + Whitney Canada Corp. for deployment as an alternative to hard chromium electroplating in gas turbine power plant applications for aerospace use.
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME), has signed a research collaboration agreement with QuantuMDx Group (QMDx), a UK based biotech company which is developing a range of portable technologies for diagnostics, DNA sequencing and proteomics. Under this collaboration, IME will further advance QMDx's DNA sequencing nanowire biosensor to the point of commercialization.