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Keithley to Supply Multiple Parametric Test Systems to X-FAB

Keithley to Supply Multiple Parametric Test Systems to X-FAB

Keithley Instruments, Inc., a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, today announced it had received orders for additional S530 Parametric Test Systems from X-FAB Silicon Foundries. X-FAB, a Germany-based foundry for analog/mixed-signal devices and micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), ordered low power versions of the S530 tester for installation on the main production line at its facility in Kuching, Malaysia, where high voltage S530 systems are already in place. [More]
Fluoropolymer Coating to Enhance Performance of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Devices

Fluoropolymer Coating to Enhance Performance of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Devices

A new method to enhance the performance and the reliability of carbon nanotubes-based circuits and transistors has been developed by a group of researchers from the Northwestern University and the University of Texas at Austin. [More]
Cambridge University Researchers Produce First Graphene-Based Flexible Device

Cambridge University Researchers Produce First Graphene-Based Flexible Device

Researchers from the Cambridge Graphene Centre (CGC) and Plastic Logic have successfully developed a flexible display device made of graphene, which is the first of its kind. [More]
Researchers Create Graphene Nanoribbons Made of Differently Doped Segments

Researchers Create Graphene Nanoribbons Made of Differently Doped Segments

Researchers from Empa and the Maz Planck Institute for Polymer Research have successfully created a new way to selectively dope graphene molecules with nitrogen atoms. [More]

Edwards Marks Milestone with 1,000th Shipment of EZENITH System

Edwards Limited announced today that it has marked an important milestone with the shipment of its 1,000th EZENITH™ integrated vacuum and exhaust management system, which will ship to a US-based semiconductor manuf... [More]
Nordson DAGE Launches the Xi3400 Automated X-ray Inspection System

Nordson DAGE Launches the Xi3400 Automated X-ray Inspection System

Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), announces the launch of its Xi3400 Automated X-ray Inspection System (AXI) during NEPCON South China held in Shenzhen 26-28 August 2014. [More]
Magnetic Nanoparticles and Polymer Fiber Probes for Treating Neurological Disorders

Magnetic Nanoparticles and Polymer Fiber Probes for Treating Neurological Disorders

A group of scientists led by Polina Anikeeva, AMAX Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, recently developed polymer-based neural probes and magnetic nanoparticles to treat neural disorders like paralysis and Parkinson’s by stimulating the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. [More]
Plansee Welding Electrodes Last Ten Times Longer

Plansee Welding Electrodes Last Ten Times Longer

A manufacturer of switchgears tested back cast electrodes for resistance welding. The result: Due to the seamless joint with the electrode holder, back cast electrodes have a substantially longer service life than their soldered alternative. [More]
Operation Limitations of Ferroelectrics Explained

Operation Limitations of Ferroelectrics Explained

Researchers at the Brookhaven National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy have identified charge preferences and nanoscale asymmetries of the ferroelectric materials that may account for their operational limits. [More]
Graphene to be Ousted by Hemp to Make the Ideal Supercapacitor?

Graphene to be Ousted by Hemp to Make the Ideal Supercapacitor?

As hemp cultivation returns in the US after being banned for many years, researchers believe that the amount of power and energy that can be packed into the fibers from this plant is comparable to that of graphene, which has long been considered as the ideal material for supercapacitors. [More]