STMicroelectronics, one of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, today announced a commercial agreement with Front-Edge Technology (FET), the California-based developer of next-generation rechargeable batteries, enabling ST to bring FET's NanoEnergy ultra-thin lithium battery technology to a wide range of new markets and applications.
Sokudo Co., Ltd. announced today that its revolutionary SOKUDO DUO coat/develop track platform has been running at a customer site at 300wph during lithography processing, the industry's highest track system throughput.
The FlexTech Alliance (formerly the U.S. Display Consortium), a public/private partnership chartered with developing the electronic display and flexible, printed electronics supply chain, today announced that Thomas T. Edman of Applied Materials, Inc. has been elected chairman of the Governing Board.
Novellus has developed a suite of 32nm dielectric films which significantly reduce the transmission of UV radiation to the critical copper-dielectric interface, maintaining a compressive stress in this region and hence device reliability.
NanoGuardian, a division of NanoInk that delivers brand protection solutions to fight illegal diversion and counterfeiting, announced today that pharmaceutical security expert and co-founder of the Pharmaceutical Security Institute, Dr. John Glover, published a white paper extolling necessary requirements of the Food and Drug Administration-proposed Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies for opioid products, commonly referred to as pain medications.
SVTC Technologies, a leading provider of development and commercialization services for silicon-based technologies, announced that the company has raised an additional $34 million from its existing investors, Oak Hill Capital Partners and Tallwood Venture Capital.
Leica Microsystems developed a microscope system for measuring impurities in cleaning liquids for micromechanic and motor components during production which has been used with great success for quantitative cleanliness analysis in the automobile and many other industries. Leica Microsystems has now announced the launch of the successor product, Leica Cleanliness Expert, which offers further benefits for users.
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University in the UK are using the Zetasizer Nano ZS particle characterization system from Malvern Instruments in work that has demonstrated the predominantly electrostatic nature of protein-aluminium interactions
A collaboration between groups led by Dr. John Spencer at Greenwich University and Professor Simon Mackay and Professor Alan Harvey at Strathclyde University has led to the discovery of a novel class of benzodiazepines with submicromolar activity against trypanosoma brucei spp., a parasitic species that causes African trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness in humans.
Christopher McNary, RainDance Technologies President and Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the impact of new transformational tools shaping life sciences research during a panel session at the 2009 BIO International Convention in Atlanta on May 20, 2009.