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Cyrium Technologies Raises $15 Million

Cyrium Technologies, a developer of high efficiency multi-junction solar cells for concentrator photovoltaic systems, announced that the firm has closed a Series B round of funding for a total of $15 million.

Posted: Aug 1st, 2008

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BudgetSensors Introduces a Calibration Standard with 500nm Step Height

Following the introduction of the AFM height calibration standards HS-100MG and the HS-20MG, BudgetSensors, the Bulgarian manufacturer of silicon and silicon nitride probes, as well as AFM accessories for Atomic Force Microscopes, announces the commercial introduction of third type of AFM height calibration standard - the HS-500MG.

Posted: Jul 31st, 2008

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NIST Selects SWeNT Product as SRM Starting Material

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will use SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc.'s SWeNT SG65 single-wall carbon nanotubes, manufactured by the CoMoCAT process, as the starting material for a Standard Reference Material.

Posted: Jul 30th, 2008

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STS and XACTIX Launch a New XeF2 Etch System for MEMS Release in Volume Production

Surface Technology Systems and XACTIX announced the immediate availability of a new Chemical Vapor Etch module for xenon difluoride gas. XACTIX and STS have cooperated to create a breakthrough chamber design and improved wafer handling to ensure the high throughput, uniformity, efficiency and uptime required to make XeF2 a viable process for high volume production.

Posted: Jul 30th, 2008

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