Veeco Instruments Inc. announced today that its St. Paul operations was awarded $800,000 in matching funds by the Minnesota Department of Commerce's Office of Energy Security provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support emerging renewable energy technology.
A combination of a highly active Fischer Tropsch (FT) catalyst and FT microchannel reactor developed by Oxford Catalysts Group was announced as winner of innovation category of the 2010 Chemical Industry Association Awards.
Following more than 20 years of research and development efforts, MagForce Nanotechnologies AG, a majority-owned subsidiary of Nanostart AG, has received regulatory approval for medical use of its Nano-Cancer therapy throughout the European Union.
SmartKem Ltd, the developer of novel materials and processes that create high resolution microelectronic components directly onto thin flexible materials, today announced that it has been awarded gold at the Venturefest 2010 Best of British Innovation Award.
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.