State-of-the-art cleanrooms designed for interactive nanotech research
Duffield Hall, a new state-of-the-art nanotechnology research and teaching facility at Cornell University, has increased the university's nanofabrication space by 50 percent and is providing updated accommodations for the renowned Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility.
Respiratory monitoring sensor in clinical testing
With a half-million-dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in hand, nanotechnology developer Nanomix Inc. is moving its disposable capnography sensor for anesthesia monitoring into clinical testing.
SIA seeks proposals for study of fab worker health
Following through on a vow made this spring, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) is seeking proposals from investigators for an independent epidemiological study of U.S. semiconductor fab workers.
Multiprotocol control system monitors cleanroom air pressure, flow rates
A high-speed micro- processor-based controller developed by Laboratory Control Systems claims to provide a pressure and airflow control and response mechanism for contamination control in cleanrooms and other critical environments.
Wireless technology nips beef troubles in the ear
Beta tests have been completed for a new wireless technology that may help arrest beef contamination before cattle are shipped off for slaughter.
UV-based purification technology promises total bacteria knock-out
An ultraviolet-based air purification system that kills deadly microorganisms at first contact is making its way into biotech cleanrooms.
Entegris executive chairs Fuel Cell Council committee
John Goodman, president of Entegris' (www.entegris.com) fuel cell market segment, has been elected to a one-year term as the U.S. Fuel Cell Council (USFCC) policy committee chair.
Filtration society focus shifts to users
Having previously served a broad base of the filtration and fluid-particle separation market, the American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) has decided its focus should now be on specifiers, buyers and users of filters and filtration equipment.
CleanRooms covers the world of contamination control
Reaching out to the worldwide contamination control community, the CleanRooms Group has just completed a successful conference season that spanned the globe from Stuttgart to Shanghai.
Intel 65-nm process leaves no room for tiniest particles
Intel Corp.'s (www.intel.com) recent breakthrough achievement of fully functional 70-Mbit static random access memory (SRAM) chips on a 65-nanometer (nm) manufacturing process makes the contamination control playing surface smaller and more critical than ever.