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Solid State Technology

Year 2005
Issue 1


Ozonated Water Where The

Ozonated water-Where the green choice is better

Research has demonstrated that ozone can offer a more environmentally friendly alternative to existing cleaning processes and, in many instances, can outperform them.


Very good ain't bad

In today's highly volatile world, nothing is a certainty, but all indications are that 2005 will be a very good year for the contamination control industry.

Nanotechnology Small Sci

Nanotechnology: Small science not without big challenges

Over the next decade, nanotechnology will revolutionize multiple industries - but first it will have to overcome a few obstacles with construction, handling, and sterility of nanomaterials

Amc Increasingly Affects

AMC increasingly affects process yield

The issue of particle control with the use of HEPA and ULPA filters has long been an essential part of the fabrication process for integrated device semiconductors as well as the disk drive and liquid crystal display industries.


Space Saving Filter Tech

Space saving filter technology targets high-end LCD, semiconductor processes

EAST HILLS, N.Y.-LCD manufacturing plants in Asia are among the first to receive Pall Corp. Microelectronics Group’s ( new high-flow-rate filters, designed specifically for high-flow, high-purity bulk gas delivery systems used in next generation display and semiconductor manufacturing processes.



Patent to protect purification processes

Wearable Computers Keepi

Wearable computers keeping pace with changing cleanroom practices

FAIRFAX, Va.-With an origin in military applications, mobile wearable computers devoid of fans and moving parts are increasingly being incorporated into cleanroom garments.

Fda Finalizes Bioterrori

FDA finalizes bioterrorism food safety rules

Termed by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy Thompson as “a milestone in U.S. food safety and security,” the Food and Drug Administration (FDA; is now requiring that food producers and distributors establish and maintain records to further protect the human and animal food supply.

Cyberspace Cleanrooms Cl

Cyberspace cleanrooms class

The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology will offer an online class, "Cleanroom Technology and Operations," February 23 at 11 am CST.

Self Contained Cleanroom

Self-contained cleanroom protects insulin packaging process

Celliance, the third operating division of Serologicals Corp. has been formed to focus on providing recombinant human insulin to biopharmaceutical manufacturers.

Semiconductor Industry T

Semiconductor industry tackles nanotube contamination issues

Uniting those who use nanotechnology with those who create it, NanoForum 2004, held here in mid-November, may become an annual meeting focused on moving nanotechnology from an academic endeavor to a commercial reality.

Technology May Be Breath

Technology may be breath of fresh air for poultry processing

A food industry provider seeking to inhibit pathogens in poultry processing is adapting technology that's behind an anti-microbial oral hygiene product.


Boston, Mass - FDA's ONDC director to keynote at CCT conference

Moheb Nasr, Ph.D., director of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of New Drug Chemistry, Office of Pharmaceutical Science, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, will deliver the keynote address on March 22 at the CleanRooms 2005 Contamination Control Technology (CCT) Conference & Exhibition at the World Trade Center here.

Garment Innovation Shiel

Garment innovation shields cleanroom workers from fire

Filament “NOMEX,” a patented material developed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) for use by NASA, is being incorporated into garments made by White Knight Engineered Products to satisfy recently tightened National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulations concerning arc-flash risks within the cleanroom.

Toolset Detects Measures

Toolset detects, measures molecular contamination

Extraction ( has unveiled technology designed to both detect and measure molecular contamination for 193-nm lithography processes.


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New Products

Photovac offers a number of professional-grade handheld and portable instruments for the detection and measurement of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for a variety of applications.

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Products Spotlight

Value-Tek has introduced a single-use disposable faceveil designed for filtration and comfort.