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Battery Firm Ener1 Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Ener1, Inc. has announced that it has reached agreement with its primary investors and lenders on a restructuring plan that will significantly reduce its debt and provide up to $81 million to recapitalize the Company to support its long-term business objectives and strategic plan.

Posted: Jan 27th, 2012

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Imec and Genalyte Report Disposable Silicon Photonics Biosensor Chips

Imec and Genalyte announce that they have successfully developed and produced a set of disposable silicon photonics biosensor chips to be used in Genalyte diagnostic and molecular detection equipment. The chips combine imec's standard silicon photonic waveguide devices with bio-compatible modifications jointly developed by imec and Genalyte. These chips allow for high levels of multiplexed biosensing due to the high integration level of Si photonics.

Posted: Jan 24th, 2012

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Precitech Offers Remote Device Interface For UPx Machine Controller

Precitech, a global leader in ultra precision manufacturing, now offers the UPx Remote Device Interface - a powerful suite of approximately 100 commands that open up a host of new possibilities for data sharing and process automation of Precitech's ultra precision machine tools.

Posted: Jan 23rd, 2012

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Tanaka Precious Metals Develops World's First Ruthenium Material Optimized for Semiconductor Miniaturization

Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. announced that it had succeeded in the joint development of ruthenium material able to form a film up to six times the normal depth for capacitor electrodes used in semiconductor memory DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) with Professor Seiji Ogo of the Graduate School of Engineering Department of Applied Chemistry at Kyushu University.

Posted: Jan 23rd, 2012

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