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Zeiss Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the SEM

Zeiss Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the SEM

In 1965, the first commercial Stereoscan SEM was built by Cambridge Instrument Company, a predecessor of Carl Zeiss Microscopy Ltd. To mark the 50th anniversary of this very first SEM sale, ZEISS hosted a celebratory event in Cambridge yesterday.

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Space-Bound Experiment Uses Evactron Plasma Decontamination

Space-Bound Experiment Uses Evactron Plasma Decontamination

Students from the University of Puerto Rico are going in to space again. For the fifth time in as many years, UPR has had a project selected to be flown from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility as part of an educational project called RockSat-X.

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3D Printed Robot Inspired by Nature

3D Printed Robot Inspired by Nature

Researchers at UC San Diego and the Harvard University have joined forces in order to develop a 3D printed robot with a a soft exterior and a rigid core. This robot is powered by a butane-oxygen mixture and has the capability to perform multiple untethered jumps.

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Using Machine Vision Cameras in Professional Baseball

Using Machine Vision Cameras in Professional Baseball

Prosilica GX cameras from Allied Vision Technologies help to capture the rapid movements of professional baseball players on the field.

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Seahorse Tails Inspire the Robots of the Future

Seahorse Tails Inspire the Robots of the Future

A team of researchers from University of California, San Diego have discovered that the squared-shaped tail of a seahorse can grasp, grip and produce more contact points with a surface compared to a cylindrical tail.

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Interviews

Controlling Liquid Temperature

Mark Diener, Product Manager at JULABO USA, Inc., speaks to AZoM about controlling liquid temperature in the lab with the CORIO range of refrigerated and heating circulators.

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The Importance of Ultra Low Temperature Research

Dr. Zuyu Zhao, Executive Vice President and Principle Scientist at Janis Research, talks to AZoM about the importance of Ultra Low Temperature research and its use in cosmology.

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Voltage Conditioning for Sag Correction

Andrew Hiscock, Power Conditioning Sales Manager at ABB, talks to AZoM about the PCS100 AVC-40 Active Voltage Conditioner for sag correction in commercial and industrial applications

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A Web Application for Custom Spectrometer Design

In this interview, Nicholas Goertz from Photon Control talks about their recently-launched interactive web application, the Custom Spectrometer Builder.

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Measuring the Activity and Selectivity of Catalysts

Simon Yunes, Senior Application Scientist at Micromeritics, talks to AZoM.com about using the PID Effi Microactivity Reactor to measure the activity and selectivity of catalysts.

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