The Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) and Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe/atomic force microscopy (SPM/AFM), are co-organizing the 2nd International Workshop for Scanning Probe Microscopy for Energy Applications, to be held at the MPI-P in Mainz, Germany from June 8-10, 2011.
Cascade Microtech, Inc. today announced that its VueTrack probe-to-pad alignment solution and its S-Technology Pyramid production test probe cards have been selected by the editors of Test and Measurement World as finalists for "Best in Test" products in the category of Wafer Probing.
Germany based Magforce Nanotechnologies AG and MT Med Tech Engineering GmbH filed patent application for alternating magnetic field application device for heating magnetic or magnetizable substances in biological tissue.
Genovis has acquired an exclusive license for a new technology that uses so-called upconverting nanoparticles as contrast agents in optical biomedical imaging. Genovis is acquiring the license from Lumito, a LUAB company, including an option to acquire the technology as a whole.
Large equipment investments at the Institute for Microelectronics Stuttgart (IMS CHIPS) - new electron-beam writer forms the core of a worldwide unique infrastructure for low/mid volume production of complex nano structures.
Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. announced on February 15, 2011 that it had signed a binding contract with Inversiones Energeticas, S.A. de C.V. (INE), one of El Salvador's largest electric generation utilities, to provide a turn-key 10 Megawatt ALTI-ESS advanced battery system for frequency control.
Lockheed Martin has collaborated with The Pennsylvania State University to develop a breakthrough material that can significantly improve the performance of spacecraft antennas. The electromagnetic metamaterial is considered to be the first commercially viable product of its kind and is one of the first practical implementations of electromagnetic metamaterials that improves a real-world device.
E Ink, Polyera, and the Imperial College of London were recognized for significant contributions to innovation, R+D, and leadership in education. Awards were presented at the 10th Annual Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference held February 7-10, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona.
AIXTRON SE today announced a new order for MOCVD reactors from existing customer, the Institute of Semiconductors Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS). The order comprises one AIX 200/4 in the 3x2-inch wafer configuration and one AIX 2600G3 IC in the 8x3-inch wafer configuration.
Bruker Corporation announced today the NPFLEX-LA, the first non-contact, three-dimensional surface metrology system to provide quantitative lead angle and surface texture measurements for the control and reduction of fluid leakage of rotary dynamic sealing surfaces.
Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental lab products and services and manufacturer of BruxZir Solid Zirconia dental material, Research and Development team has moved closer to producing transparent nanozirconia by successfully synthesizing 3 nm zirconia nanocrystals produced by "bottom-up" nanotechnology.