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Solid State Technology

Year 2006
Issue 1



Final certification doesn’t have to be a hurdle

What's the last thing on the schedule prior to start-up of a new cleanroom or controlled environment? It's normally the one thing given the least weight...

From The Editor

Still in business with you

The title of this column in the January 1995 issue of CleanRooms was “In business with you.

Inventors Corner

Inventor's Corner

This invention relates to the decontamination of transfer containers for use with rapid transfer port (RTP) systems, which are used to transfer articles between two environments, such as an isolator barrier system and a transfer container, that are adapted to be brought into close proximity to one another by a docking operation.

Setting The Standard

Exciting news from current IEST contamination control working groups

Newly graduated engineers, scientists and technicians working in the contamination-control, design, test and evaluation, and product reliability industries are discovering that



Microscopic cleaning for cleanrooms

Ultrasonic cleaning offers several advantages


What’s in a number?

ISO cleanroom standards continue to give solid foundation to contamination-control community

Special Report

Nanofactories: Glimpsing the future of process technology

Making sense of the molecular machine shop


Small World Big Challeng

Small world, big challenges

Nanotechnology is a major new force in the manufacture of products as diverse as car bumpers and drug-delivery micromachines.

Niosh Director To Keynot

NIOSH director to keynote CleanRooms CCT 2006

Safe advancement of nanotechnology will be addressed

Iest Carries Contaminati

IEST carries contamination-control technology firmly into 2006

Since its founding in 1953, the Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology (IEST) has played a critical role in identifying and establishing standards for effective contamination-control practices, processes and environments.

Conference Track Explore

Conference track explores USP 797

An important new program track entitled Hospital pharmacy compounding-Compliance challenges and USP 797 has been added to this year's CleanRooms Contamination Control Technology (CCT) conference program being presented this March in Boston.

Cleanrooms Puerto Rico A

CleanRooms Puerto Rico attracts island’s brightest and best

The 2005 CleanRooms Puerto Rico Contamination Control Technology Conference and Exhibition posted record attendance last November at San Juan’s Wyndham Condado Plaza Hotel.


Product Spotlight

Cleanroom garments and fabrics

New Products

New Products

Each month, CleanRooms brings you a collection of the latest product innovations in the contamination-control industry.