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Solid State Technology
CleanZone: Nanotechnology leaders reveal design, development opportunities
BOSTON, Mass.-Contamination control design issues for advanced research facilities, plus opportunities for cooperative nanotechnology development, will be the themes of two featured presentations at the CleanRooms Contamination Control Technology (CCT) Conference & Exhibition, Wednesday, March 23, at The World Trade Center in Boston.
New Iso Standard Defines
New ISO standard defines design criteria for separative devices
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.-In hopes of defining how separative devices differ from a cleanroom, ISO 14644-7, Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments-Part 7: Separative devices (clean air hoods, gloveboxes, isolators, and minienvironments), specifies the minimum requirements for the design, construction, installation, testing, and approval of separative devices for use across a variety of industries.
FREMONT, Calif.-Mattson Technology (www.mattson.com), a supplier of semiconductor wafer processing equipment, will collaborate with Asyst Technologies (www.asyst.com), combining Asyst's Spartan Portal-an automated atmospheric equipment front-end module (EFEM)-with Mattson's advanced manufacturing equipment.
Diminishing Defects In E
Diminishing defects in EUV lithography boost hopes for small manufacturing
ALBANY, N.Y.- Sematech North has produced extreme ultraviolet (EUV) mask blanks with as few as one 80-nanometer (nm) or larger defect per mask. The 0.005 defect per square centimeter achievement was accomplished through rigorous contamination control and defect reduction
Enforcement Education Se
Enforcement, education seen as keys to preventing biolab contamination
City of Boston and Boston University officials are determined to improve monitoring of research taking place at the university’s biosafety labs, in the wake of a contamination incident last spring that infected three researchers.
Tissue engineering poses unique contamination control challenges
Because of the vulnerability and short shelf life of harvested human tissue, isolation is one of the key strategies for ensuring its sterility
Pure steam and water for injection in the pharmaceutical industry
The most common procedures for the production of water for injection and pure steam and their application in the pharmaceutical industry
From the Editor: Sound and safe science
Most of the time when we talk about contamination control and cleanrooms, we largely focus on issues of product protection, product yield, and bottom line production costs.
Purification of trace amount of metal impurity from ultrapure water using membrane purifier/filter
The metal removal performance of two IE membranes are evaluated and compared under practical conditions