Oerlikon signed an agreement to sell the Esec Business Unit to the Dutch company BE Semiconductor Industries NV. In a separate transaction, Oerlikon expects to agree a management buyout of the Etch business from Oerlikon Systems.
AFP users that require testing in heated environments are now able to perform fault isolation techniques at elevated temperatures, mimicking the harsh conditions their companies final products will face.
Bayer MaterialScience has begun work on the construction of a new facility for the production of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in Chempark Leverkusen. The new plant will have a capacity of 200 tons/year, making it the largest of its kind in the world.
Nano-C, Inc., leading developer of nanostructured carbon materials, today announced that Massachusetts Institute of Technology?s Dr. Michael Strano, a renowned carbon nanotube scientist and among the top 1% of highly cited researchers, has joined Nano-C's Scientific Advisory Board.
Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced molecular detection and illumination solutions, today announced the availability of two important laser wavelengths critical to the monitoring of environmental and industrial greenhouse gases.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that its investigational new drug (IND) application for ALN-VSP has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin enrolling patients.
Air Liquide is consolidating its leading position as industrial gases and services supplier to the photovoltaic industry: more than half of the top 10 crystalline-Si solar cell manufacturers, and over 40% of the Thin Film solar cell production fabs worldwide are now Air Liquide customers.
Malvern's new Zetasizer Auto Plate Sampler (APS) is designed primarily for protein specialists, delivering fully automated protein and nanoparticle size measurements using dynamic light scattering (DLS), for improved productivity.
While it is widely believed that any product enabled by nanotechnology will have the potential for huge profit margins, the fact is that many nano-enabled products are only incremental improvements with small premiums.