Excelitas Technologies, optoelectronics provider, achieved record, world-class performance results for high photon detection efficiency (PDE) and low dark counts in the development and commercialization of its solid state silicon photomultipliers (SiPM) technology.
The funding will enable C3Nano to scale up its hybrid carbon nanotube (CNT) based transparent electrode ink and film for use in devices such as touch screens, OLED devices, PV panels and flexible displays and to collaborate with customers.
IBM said that its inventors received a record 5896 US patents in 2010, marking the 18th consecutive year it has topped the list of the world's most inventive companies, and the first time a company has received >5000 patents in one year in the US.
Displaybank's latest report covers graphene technology patents registered in Korea, U.S., Japan, and Europe by August 20, 2010. Valid patents corresponding to graphene manufacturing and applications are culled from 891 items of raw data.
CVD Equipment Corporation (Nasdaq: CVV) announced that new orders received during January 2011 totaled approximately $9.3 million dollars. These orders are for both production and research equipment in the fields of solar, LEDs and nanotechnology.
NEi Software debuts its free finite element analysis (FEA) mobile application, NEi Stratus, experimenting with how and when finite element analysis solutions can be delivered to engineers. NEi Stratus will be available by the beginning of the second fiscal quarter and will be initially offered at no charge.
Vistec Lithography Inc received an order from the ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) for one of its Vistec EBPG5200 electron-beam lithography systems. The Vistec EBPG5200 will be installed in the new Nanotechnology Center, which is a public/private partnership between IBM Research - Zurich and ETH Zurich.
The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton, U.K., purchased a DPN 5000 System from NanoInk's NanoFabrication Systems Division to be used for the fabrication of nanostructured photonic metamaterials, nanophotonics and sensors.
ADA Technologies Inc. received an $70k contract from the U.S. Army to develop advanced electrochemical ultracapacitor systems for use in hybrid electronic vehicles. Low-cost carbon nanotube (CNT) nanocomposite electrode materials will be leveraged for the systems.
Students are invited to compete for fellowships to implement graphene-related research at CEA in Grenoble beginning in January 2012. Teams participating in the Graphene Fundamentals and Applications Session will receive project mentoring from leading global experts, including a Nobel Prize recipient.
King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology signed an agreement with imec to host researchers from KACST-INTEL consortium Center of Excellence in Nano-manufacturing Applications at imec facilities in Belgium starting September 2011, for a period of three years.
An EBPG5000plusES will be delivered to the newly formed Nanotechnology and Application Center (SUNAC) of the Sabanci University based in Istanbul. The Gaussian Beam system fulfills the challenging requirements of the institute which will collaborate in the field of nanotechnology research with other institutions.
Environmental and scientific agencies in the United States and the United Kingdom have formed a joint $5 million scientific effort to develop new risk-management tools that government officials can use to effectively regulate nanomaterials.
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Nanotechnology Committee is sponsoring a Special Presentation session at APEC 2011 titled "Nanotechnology: Enabling the Next Generation of Power Electronics."
The Center for Micro/Nano Science and Technology at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, has moved from Building of Science and Technology, Tzu-Chiang Campus, to the Building for Instrumentation Equipments, which occupies more than 600 square meters and includes cleanrooms and laboratories.
NanoInk's NLP 2000 System is a desktop nanofabrication system that allows researchers to rapidly design and create custom engineered and functionalized surfaces on the micro and nanoscale, using Dip Pen Nanolithography (DPN) to transfer minute amounts of materials over a large, environmentally controlled work area.
SUSS MicroTec announced a strategic collaboration with the Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF). As part of the cooperation, Cornell staff will perform research using SUSS lithography equipment, including enhanced contact aligner tool sets and a Gamma spray coater.
Surrey NanoSystems announced the first sales of its new nanomaterial growth system, the NanoGrowth-Catalyst, to the École Polytechnique of Montreal and the University of Surrey's Advanced Technology Institute.
Vorbeck Materials secured an additional $2.785 million in a fully subscribed series 2b financing, which was completed December 30, 2010. Fairbridge Venture Partners and Stoneham Partners led the round, along with individual investors.
University of Michigan-Dearborn mechanical engineering Prof. Pravansu Mohanty's start-up company, CSquared Innovations, won a $25,000 Next Gen Manufacturing Award. The company uses nano-structured films and materials for diverse applications.
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