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Natcore Scientists Create "Absolute Black"

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.

Posted: Mar 29th, 2012

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NanoCrystalline Cellulose: CelluForce to present at Bioplastek Forum 2012

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.

Posted: Mar 29th, 2012

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Dyesol Successfully Raises $5 Million

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.

Posted: Mar 28th, 2012

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Himax Technologies Selects EV Group to Expand Production Capacity for Wafer-level Optics

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.

Posted: Mar 27th, 2012

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Unique Nano-hybrid Composite Performs Well in In Vivo Dental Studies

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.

Posted: Mar 27th, 2012

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A*STAR And Picosun In Joint Initiative To Develop Advanced Atomic Layer Deposition Technology For Next Generation Memories And Solar Cells

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).

Posted: Mar 27th, 2012

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QuantuMDx Group and A*STAR Institute Of Microelectronics to bring nanowire-based DNA sequencing to market

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.

Posted: Mar 26th, 2012

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