Hiden Analytical introduce the new QGA compact benchtop mass spectrometer configured for continuous real-time multi-species analysis of both gases and vapours in the pressure range from 2 bar to 100mbar absolute. Applications include thermal analysis, fermentation processes, catalysis and general gas reaction studies.
Kazyna Capital Management (Republic of Kazakhstan), VTB Capital, and I2BF Holdings have signed a memorandum of intent to establish the Russian-Kazakhstan Nanotechnology Venture Fund. The fund's target size is $100 million.
Researchers from Oxford have recently presented exciting new data applying nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to size and count both cellular microvesicles and exosomes at a low concentration and, when used in conjunction with fluorescent labels, to selectively determine and analyse specific types of vesicle within a complex sample.
FutureCarbon, the leading producer of carbon super-composites based in Germany, is making an appearance at this year's JEC Asia show from October 12 through 14 in Singapore. FutureCarbon intends to demonstrate an increasing focus on SEA markets.
BASF research scientists have developed an innovative method for solvent-free industrial-scale manufacture of those materials for better gas storage. MOFs produced by the new method are currently being trialed for natural gas storage in heavy duty vehicles.
Hiden Analytical release their new brochure detailing the latest features of the SIMS/SNMS Workstation for high-sensitivity static and dynamic surface analysis. Applicable technologies range from photovoltaics, metallurgy, semiconductors and thin-film studies through to geology and gem-stone characterisation.
mPhase Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has been invited to present at the symposium on 'Scalable Energy Storage Beyond Li-Ion: Materials', to be held Oct. 7-8, 2010, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, Tennessee. At the workshop, mPhase will describe the advantages of Smart NanoBattery technology.
Abakan Inc., is pleased to announce that MesoCoat, Inc., one of its portfolio companies, has won multiple American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) and Phase II SBIR awards from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop and demonstrate its breakthrough CermaClad fusion claddings and PComP nanocomposite cermet coatings for energy applications.
Hysitron is pleased to announce the fifth of its webinar series titled 'Nanomechanical Characterization in Materials for Energy'. This is presented in partnership with Materials Today (Elsevier) and is scheduled on October 28th, 2010.