NIST Physicist receives 2011 William F. Meggers Award.

NIST announced that physicist Steven Cundiff has received 2011 William F. Meggers Award, which recognizes outstanding work in spectroscopy, from Optical Society of America. Fellow of JILA, joint institute of NIST and University of Colorado Boulder, Cundiff is cited for contributions to ultrafast spectroscopy of semiconductors, including multidimensional Fourier transform techniques. He is also...

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Oil Training Course examines sampling, testing, evaluation.

As technical and professional training course, Crude Oil: Sampling, Testing and Evaluation focuses on obtaining representative samples using automatic and manual methods. It addresses tests used to obtain data for determining quantity for custody transfer purposes and conformance to expected quality. Course also explores making rapid evaluation of commodity to assess handling and processing...

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NEMA Fluorescent Lamp Indexes show 4Q 2010 and yearly figures.

NEMA's T5 lamp index increased to 164.5 during 4Q 2010, and shipments grew nearly 31.0% over 2009. T8 lamp shipments increased 6.7% percent for year despite 2.2% dip during 4Q, and T12 lamp index showed declines of 7.1% for year and 9.7% from Q3. While market shares for T5 and T12 shipments increased 1.0% each, T8s declined by 2.0% during 4Q. For calendar year 2010, T5 and T8 shares respectively...

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Operations Analysis Program identifies cost savings without job cuts.

Employing analytics that can identify areas of cost savings without major job reductions, Readiness Roadmap(SM) reveals areas that generate cash flow without affecting future growth potential. Operations analysis uncovers savings opportunities such as facilities consolidation, energy consumption, shift pattern reconfiguration, system robustness, and employee benefit cost. Focused on all...

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Exhibit Space Sales open for 2011 CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE.

Scheduled for March 22-26, 2011, triennial co-located CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE exhibitions will take place at Las Vegas Convention Center. Companies applying for space by August 15, 2009 will receive priority status in assignment of booth locations. CONEXPO-CON/AGG will showcase latest technologies, equipment, products, and services in construction industries, while IFPE is dedicated to...

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