With the race on in earnest to have the most efficient, low-cost solar module on the market, GE announced it is focusing its research and development efforts on thin film photovoltaic (PV) technology in conjunction with PrimeStar Solar Inc., the startup firm in which GE is a majority investor.
Nanosphere, Inc., a leader in the development and commercialization of advanced molecular diagnostics systems, received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that its respiratory virus panel (RVNATSP) performed on the Verigene SP System has been categorized as 'Moderate Complexity' under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA).
Showa Denko K.K. has completed a 400-t/y plant for VGCFTM-X, a new grade of carbon nanotube with an optimized design for resin composite applications. Commercial production will begin next month after a trial run.
Nanogea, a nano-biotechnology company focused on commercializing the industry's most sensitive single molecular detection platform, is pleased to announce that its technology was featured in an article by Scientific American, a prominent science and technology magazine.
AIXTRON AG today announced that Tekcore Co. Ltd of Taiwan has placed a multiple order for AIXTRON's latest MOCVD System, the AIX G5 HT, to expand their manufacturing capacity of high brightness light emitting diodes (HB-LEDs).
Asylum Research, a technology leader in scanning probe/atomic force microscopy (AFM/SPM), in collaboration with LENS (Laboratory for Energy and Nano Science), MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology, was recently invited to showcase the MFP-3D AFM at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2010 in Abu Dhabi.
JEOL USA and the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) today jointly announced the University's acquisition of the new JEOL atomic resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM). The new ARM200F is an aberration-corrected TEM that achieves better than 1 Angstrom resolution in STEM and TEM and chemical analysis at the atomic level.
Keith Blakely has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of NanoMech, a Springdale-based designer and manufacturer of application-specific nanoparticle additives, coatings and coating deposition systems.
Iosil Energy Corporation, an innovator in the production of high-purity solar grade polysilicon for the photovoltaic industry, announced today that it has secured $13.5 million in equity financing in an oversubscribed round.
Analytica, March 23 through 26, 2010, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre, has developed into one of world's largest trade fairs for laboratory technology, analysis, and biotechnology. Micromeritics, located in Halle A1, Stand 121 will introduce significant developments in material characterization instrumentation.
NanoHorizons Inc., a leader in the creation of nanoscale antimicrobial performance additives for textile, health care, industrial, and consumer products, announced that the Small Business Commerce Association of San Francisco has awarded them the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Chemical Additives category.