Minus K Technology Announces Its 2015 Vibration Isolator Educational Giveaway to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Minus K Technology, Inc., in its continuing support of advanced research by educational institutions, is again giving away $20,000 worth of patented negative-stiffness-mechanism vibration isolators to colleges and universities within the United States.

Minus K negative-stiffness, low-frequency vibration isolators use no air or electricity, and are currently being used for research in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, photonics, physics and microscopy by more than 300 leading universities and government laboratories in 48 countries.

Minus K Negative-Stiffness vibration isolator.

Institutions within the United States, that utilize an AFM, electron microscope, interferometer, laser optical system, micro hardness tester, or any other vibration-sensitive instruments that would benefit from a low-frequency vibration isolator are eligible to apply at [email protected].

In Minus K’s 2014 Giveaway, five educational institutions were awarded vibration isolators, including California Polytechnic State University San Louis Obispo, City University of New York Staten Island, Saint Louis University, State University of California Merced, and University of Texas at Dallas.

Multiple vibration isolators will be given away, for a total value of $20,000. Limited to one submission per research department. No purchase necessary. Submission deadline for applications is February 28, 2015.

About Minus K Technology, Inc.

Minus K Technology, Inc. was founded in 1993 to develop, manufacture and market state-of-the-art vibration isolation products based on the company's patented negative-stiffness-mechanism technology.

Minus K vibration isolators are low-cost, passive, vacuum-adaptable systems that require no air or electricity and are used in a broad spectrum of applications including nanotechnology, biological sciences, semiconductors, materials research, zero-g simulation of spacecraft and high-end audio.

The company is an OEM supplier to leading manufacturers of atomic force microscopes, scanning probe microscopes, micro-hardness testers, interferometers and other vibration-sensitive instruments and equipment.

Minus K customers include: JPL, NASA, European Space Agency (ESA/ESTEC), German Space Agency (DLR), Northrup Grumman, Aerospace Corp., and Raytheon.  For more information, email [email protected] or visit www.minusk.com.

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