Miscellaneous Materials

Substrates

Soitec and Sumitomo Electric Announce Major Milestone in Strategic Joint Development of Engineered Gallium Nitride Substrates

Successful Demonstration of 4- and 6-inch GaN Engineered Substrates Leading to the Installation of Pilot Production Lines BERNIN, France, and TOKYO, January 24, 2012-Soitec (Euronext), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., a leading worldwide provider of compound...

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Facility / Civil Covers

Stairglow Receives International Fire Code Certification

Mr. Bill Woolfall, President, Volk Corporation, Farmington Hills, MI announced today that Volk's patent protected Stairglow® brand (www.Stairglow.com) of photoluminescent handrail covers and stair nosings have obtained Certification to the 2009 International Fire Code section 1024.4 standard for glow characteristics. This certification includes and surpasses compliance to ASTM E 2072...

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Circuits

STMicroelectronics First to Use Through-Silicon Vias for Smaller and Smarter MEMS Chips

GENEVA - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) is the world's first manufacturer to have implemented Through-Silicon Via technology (TSV) in high-volume MEMS production. TSV replaces traditional...

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Air Amplifiers and How They Work
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Air Amplifiers and How They Work

Air amplifiers are pneumatically driven devices that use shop air to provide the motive power for increasing air pressure. This white paper provides an in-depth overview into the air amplifiers and how they work.

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Nanoparticles

Quantum Dot Mass Production Breakthrough Achieved

With this advance, researchers and manufacturers have the opportunity to now incorporate Quantum Materials Tetrapod Quantum Dots into new state-of-the-art electronics products that require industrial scale amounts of material. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A new microreactor and software controlled continuous flow process has been successfully developed and operated for delivery of mass produced quantum...

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Laser-Sintering from EOS Takes off at Unmanned Systems North America
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Laser-Sintering from EOS Takes off at Unmanned Systems North America

Novi, MI, August 2, 2011 - Attendees seeking to explore the unparalleled benefits that laser-sintering offers to the rapidly expanding unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry can get a good start at Booth 1216 at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2011 (Washington, D.C., Aug. 16-19). There EOS, the world-leading manufacturer of laser-sintering systems, will be demonstrating UAV parts and...

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Composites

RTP Company Receives USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for Two PLA-based Compounds

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has received "USDA Certified Biobased Product" labels for two of its PLA-based bioplastic specialty compounds through the USDA's BioPreferred(SM) Voluntary Labeling Initiative. Following the program's requirements, RTP Company's compounds were third-party tested in accordance with ASTM D6866 procedures and...

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SmartKem's Novel Organic Semiconductor Materials Achieve 'Better Than Amorphous-Silicon' Performance
Miscellaneous Materials

SmartKem's Novel Organic Semiconductor Materials Achieve 'Better Than Amorphous-Silicon' Performance

SmartKem Limited, the developer of novel, printable organic semiconductor materials and ink formulations for flexible electronics announced that its advanced semiconductor materials have achieved performance better than amorphous-silicon" in recent testing, achieving an impressive TFT mobility rating, higher than other traditional organic equivalents. The testing was carried out by the UK's...

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Silicone

Simrit Showcases Suite of Silicone Solutions at the 49th International Paris Air Show

LE BOURGET, France - Simrit, a leading global supplier of manufactured products for the aerospace industry, will showcase its range of silicone material solutions during the 49th International Paris Air Show held in Le Bourget, France from June 20 to 26. The aerospace-specific material portfolio, which includes high-temperature, low-density and fireproof silicone materials, offers customers...

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