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Cambrios ClearOhm Film Used in Smart Phone

Cambrios Technologies Corporation announced today that its ClearOhm transparent conductive film has been incorporated into the touch sensor of a leading smart phone. The touch sensor and touch module solution were developed by Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. of Japan and Synaptics Incorporated, respectively, and mark the first commercial implementation of Cambrios ClearOhm in place of indium tin oxide (ITO).

Posted: Apr 6th, 2011

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Arrowhead Research Increases Ownership in Nanomedicine Company Ablaris

Arrowhead Research Corporation, a nanomedicine company with development programs in oncology, obesity and regenerative medicine, today announced that majority-owned subsidiary Ablaris Therapeutics, Inc. has completed a second closing of its Series A financing round for gross proceeds of $1.2 million, with aggregate gross proceeds of $2.9 million to date. Arrowhead invested $1.3 million in the offering and holds a 64% stake.

Posted: Apr 6th, 2011

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MesoCoat Takes a Giant Step Towards Market Entry

MesoCoat Inc. will celebrate the groundbreaking of a new 11,000 sq. ft. Euclid, Ohio manufacturing plant with a ceremony on April 7, 2011. Construction of this facility is an important leap forward for MesoCoat and will provide space for manufacturing, testing and commercializing a series of groundbreaking new products.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2011

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Peratech's New, See Through QTC Clear Will Revolutionize Touch Screens

Peratech, the innovators in touch technology, have developed a see through version of their award winning, Quantum Tunnelling Composite (QTC) material called QTC Clear. This force sensing material can be used to create a whole new class of Force Sensitive touch screens that can completely replace current Resistive touch screen technologies or enhance Capacitive ones to create superior solutions with more features such as 3D input.

Posted: Apr 5th, 2011

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TowerJazz Expected to Nearly Double Production Capacity with Proposed Acquisition of Micron Technology Wafer Manufacturing Plant in Japan

TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced today it has signed a non-binding term sheet contemplating its purchase of Micron Technology's fabrication facility in Nishiwaki City, Hyogo, Japan. The proposed purchase would nearly double TowerJazz's current internal manufacturing capacity, cost-effectively increasing production by 60,000 wafers per month.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2011

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Solar Frontier Sets New Efficiency Record in Thin-Film CIS Technology

Solar Frontier announced that it has achieved 17.2% aperture area efficiency on a 30x30cm CIS-based photovoltaic submodule, according to in-house measurements. This new world record for thin-film CIS technology was accomplished at Solar Frontier's dedicated research laboratory in Atsugi, Japan.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2011

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SEMI PV Group Announces Formation of the European Crystalline Cell Technology and Manufacturing Group

SEMI PV Group Europe announced the formation of a new European group for crystalline solar cells. This founding group of eight crystalline solar cell manufacturers (Q-Cells, Deutsche Cell, Bosch Solar Energy, Schott Solar, Sovello, Sunways, SolarWatt/Systaic Cells and Solland) is working together in a pre-competitive environment to address the technology challenges facing the photovoltaic industry.

Posted: Apr 4th, 2011

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