Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (Altairnano) has announced it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Proterra Inc. to supply advanced lithium-ion battery modules for incorporation into Proterra's all-electric and hybrid-electric buses.
Asylum Research, the technology leader in scanning probe/atomic force microscopy (AFM/SPM), announces that it has installed the first Cypher AFM in Mexico at the Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares (ININ) facility in Salazar.
The NanoSteel Company, a leader in nanostructured steel alloy surface technologies, announces that a presentation highlighting how bulk materials nanotechnology can be applied as a surface technology for solving complex challenges in mainstream industries will be delivered by Daniel Branagan Ph.D., NanoSteel's chief technical officer, at the 2010 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials (PowderMet 2010).
LayTec have announced the expansion of their distribution network. To meet the increasing interest in LayTec's in-line metrology systems for photovoltaic applications, the company will now cooperate with two new and highly qualified distribution partners in Asia.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. (SWeNT), a leader in high quality, single-wall and specialty multi-wall carbon nanotubes (CNTs), will present findings on, 'The Effect of Carbon Nanotube Diameter Distribution and Morphology on the Electrical Conductivity of Properties of Polycarbonate Composite' at the 11th International Conference on the Science and Application of Nanotubes.
Researchers from the University of Texas in Austin and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis have discovered a process that can be used to increase the conversion efficiency of solar cells up to 66%. The process transfers hot electrons from quantum dots to an electron acceptor.
Atmel Corporation, a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Atmel's wafer fabrication operation located in Rousset, France to LFoundry GmbH.
Midatech Group Ltd., a global leader and centre of excellence for the design, development, synthesis and manufacture of nanomedicines, today announced the expansion of its agreement with Monosol Rx to develop nanoparticle-based proteins and peptides for therapeutic delivery using pharmaceutical films.
IBM, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., GLOBALFOUNDRIES and STMicroelectronics said today that the four companies are collaborating to synchronize semiconductor manufacturing facilities for the production of advanced chips based on 28nm process jointly developed by IBM Technology Alliance.
NaturalNano, Inc. announced that Dr. Michael King, a researcher at Cornell University, has published a new study demonstrating how NaturalNano nanotubes can improve targeting of circulating tumor cells.
Carl Zeiss, a leading provider of microscopy solutions for a variety of research, clinical and industrial applications, recently announced two exciting online promotions. These special web promotions are now being extended through to August 31, 2010. These promotions include a price reduction on Zeiss's top-rated stereomicroscopy instrument and a 5 percent discount for conversion of certain existing models of Zeiss research microscopes into a 3D imaging workstation.
Phenom-World BV and Struers A/S announce the start of a new partnership making Struers the exclusive distributor for the Phenom Desktop SEM (scanning electron microscope) in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Kotura, Inc., a leading provider of Silicon Photonics products, today announced that it has demonstrated a high-speed horizontal p-i-n germanium photo detector integrated with silicon waveguides on a single chip.