Edwards Vacuum headquarters renderingEdwards Vacuum, a global leader in semiconductor vacuum and abatement solutions, has completed and opened its new high-tech innovation and manufacturing center in Hillsboro.
The 75,000-square foot, state-of-the-art facility will serve as the North American semiconductor headquarters for the U.K.-based firm, creating 100 new high-tech jobs.
The Science in Video (SciVid) competition for 2019, open to everyone passionate about Materials Science and Engineering, has been announced by co-sponsors Goodfellow, the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute of Drexel University and the Materials Research Foundation. Winners will be announced at the 2019 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, but membership in the Materials Research Society (MRS) or attendance at the meeting is not required.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 1, 2019 – Quantum Design International (QDI) announces the appointment of Angstrom Scientific Inc., as the North American distributor for the Quantum Design/GETec AFSEM, an AFM designed to provide in-situ studies in a variety of existing host systems such as scanning electron microscopes. It features an AFM module that uses self-sensing cantilevers to provide correlative analysis in SEM or Dualbeam (SEM/FIB) microscopes. QDI recently announced its acquisition of GETec, an Austrian company specializing in atomic force microscopy (AFM) instrumentation.
HORIBA Scientific, global leader in fluorescence instrumentation and other spectroscopy solutions, is proud to announce that our fluorescence and TCSPC products are the subject of a complete chapter in a new book, ‘Fluorescence in Industry,’ one of a series of books put out by Springer.
The series focusses on the field of fluorescence and the practical applications that are on the forefront of the technology, including analytical, biomedical, molecular sciences, etc.
MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI) introduces its Spectra-Physics® IceFyre® 355-50, a high power, industrial UV picosecond hybrid fiber laser with industry-leading performance and versatility and low cost-of-ownership. Delivering >50 W UV power, ultrashort pulses, and highest power at repetition rates up to 10 MHz, the laser is ideal for high throughput, high quality micromachining in 24/7 production lines.
Atlas Copco has acquired the operating assets of Taylor Air Center, a division of Vallen Distribution Inc. The company has around 20 employees and is located within the densely populated Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania in the US.
AMETEK EDAX, Inc., a leader in X-ray microanalysis and electron diffraction instrumentation, has added a new 160 mm2 detector to its Elite T Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) System for Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM).
A team led by scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored how atomically thin two-dimensional (2D) crystals can grow over 3D objects and how the curvature of those objects can stretch and strain the crystals. The findings, published in Science Advances, point to a strategy for engineering strain directly during the growth of atomically thin crystals to fabricate single photon emitters for quantum information processing.
Dynavac is pleased to announce that it was named 2019 Subcontractor of the Year for Region 1, New England by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This coveted accolade is awarded to small businesses that have provided the government and industry with exceptional goods and services as subcontractors. The nomination for the award was made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory in recognition of Dynavac’s contributions in expanding their environmental test capabilities.
Palomar Technologies, a global leader in total process solutions for advanced photonics and microelectronic device packaging, announced that SST Vacuum Reflow Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Palomar Technologies, has launched the SST 8300 Series Automated Vacuum Pressure Soldering System. The series, consisting of single and triple chamber systems provides a highly reliable solder connection with a better than industry standard void rate – a key to delivering high-reliability power modules for automotive and commercial applications.
Leybold presents its innovative vacuum portfolio at the international trade fair for the meat industry IFFA in Frankfurt am Main from 04 to 09 May 2019 in hall 11, booth A41. The new NOVADRY vacuum pump series will be the focus of the presentation. The completely newly developed, oil-free screw vacuum pump ensures significantly greater safety and efficiency in food and packaging processes.
Mass-Vac, Inc. has introduced a new portable degas system that eliminates that need for permanently installed devices and pulls a 29” Hg vacuum with full contents viewing.
Goodfellow is pleased to announce the addition of boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) to its line of boron nitride products. Although similar to carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in features including light weight, mechanical strength and stability, some properties of BNNTs are distinctly different.
At the COMVAC 1st – 5th April, Hannover Fair, Leybold presents its vacuum technologies for industrial processing. The efficient, innovative solutions of the vacuum supplier are used worldwide. In a wide variety of applications, the pumps, systems and measuring devices of this long-established company make a significant contribution to sustainable and competitive products and processes in the industry.
The 18th annual Lab Design Conference—April 29-May 1, 2019—is the only educational event of its kind to provide an in-depth dynamic educational program that delivers cutting-edge information about lab design, engineering and construction.
ReactWell, LLC, has licensed a novel waste-to-fuel technology from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory to improve energy conversion methods for cleaner, more efficient oil and gas, chemical and bioenergy production.
ReactWell will bring ORNL's electrochemical process (https://www.ornl.gov/news/nano-spike-catalysts-convert-carbon-dioxide-directly-ethanol), which converts carbon dioxide directly into ethanol, into the company's existing conversion solution known as the ReactWell process.
Scientists have found a new way to control light emitted by exotic crystal semiconductors, which could lead to more efficient solar cells and other advances in electronics, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Materials Today.
Atlas Copco Compressors has announced its acquisition of Appleton Compressor Service & Supply, Inc. (Appleton). Appleton offers a wide range of equipment, including air compressors, vacuum pumps and air treatment equipment. As a long-established distributor of Atlas Copco, the company specializes in air installations and associated services.
A new cannabis distillation and drying system for producing edible and oil products with varying strains of THC and CBD that is tailored to customer requirements is being introduced by Mass-Vac, Inc. of North Billerica, MA.
For some decades now, VON ARDENNE has been a leading company in industrial large-area coating using innovative PVD methods. Based on this expertise in the deposition of extremely thin layers, the German high-tech company has identified different approaches along the production chain of lithium-ion batteries to considerably improve their performance and cost-efficiency by functionalizing cell component surfaces.
Scientists have tested a novel heat-shielding graphite foam, originally created at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, at Germany’s Wendlestein 7-X stellarator with promising results for use in plasma-facing components of fusion reactors.
Atlas Copco's Industrial Vacuum division have launched the DHS 065-200 VSD+ dry screw vacuum pump offering lower lifecycle costs, higher productivity, less energy consumption and easy maintenance.
SPECTRO Analytical Instruments has introduced its new SPECTROGREEN inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES) analyzer, debuting its new revolutionary Dual Side-On Interface (DSOI) technology that achieves twice the sensitivity of conventional radial-plasma-view instruments, at an affordable price/performance ratio.
Pfeiffer Vacuum is presenting extremely high compression models with its new HiPace 700 H turbopumps. With a compression ratio of ≥ 2·107 for hydrogen, they are suitable for generating high and ultra high vacuum.
A professor in Virginia Tech's College of Science wants to power planes and cars using energy stored in their exterior shells. He may have discovered a path toward that vision using porous carbon fibers made from what's known as block copolymers.
A new electron microscopy technique that detects the subtle changes in the weight of proteins at the nanoscale—while keeping the sample intact—could open a new pathway for deeper, more comprehensive studies of the basic building blocks of life.
ULVAC Technologies, Inc. (www.ulvac.com) has introduced the LS series of dry screw pumps as a high performance, more compact and lower cost replacement to multi-stage dry Roots pumps for a wide range of vacuum applications.
A high-capacity vacuum pump inlet-exhaust trap for collecting the heavy particulates associated with semiconductor manufacturing processes is available from Mass-Vac, Inc.
A research team led by Alessandra Lanzara, a faculty scientist in Berkeley Lab’s Materials Sciences Division and a Charles Kittel Professor of Physics at UC Berkeley, using a unique detector to measure samples of an exotic cuprate superconductor, Bi-2212 (bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide), with a powerful technique called SARPES (spin- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy), uncovered something that defied everything they had ever known about superconductors: a distinct pattern of electron spins within the material.
SCI Engineered Materials, Inc.a global supplier and manufacturer of advanced materials for physical vapor deposition thin film applications that works closely with end users and OEMs to develop innovative,customized solutions, today announced plans to begin manufacturing thin film solar products in China beginning approximately mid-year 2019.
Goodfellow is pleased to announce a major expansion of their range of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) materials.
Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) scientist in the Materials Sciences Division, leads a major Lab research initiative called “Beyond Moore’s Law,” which aims to develop next-generation microelectronics and computing architectures
Pfeiffer Vacuum, one of the world's leading providers of high-tech vacuum solutions for the semiconductor, industrial, coating, analytical and R&D markets, opened up a new 27,000 square foot building in Nashua, NH, on October 25.
With the new Pascal 2021 HW, Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces a two-stage rotary vane pump with the highest vapor capacity in its class.
The Department of Energy has awarded Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories $8 million for quantum research - the study of the fundamental physics of all matter - at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies.