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Medical Breakthrough: Mind-Controlled Robots

Duluth, MN — Mind control of robots has taken a giant leap forward according to researchers at the University of Minnesota. Scientists there have made a major breakthrough that allows people to control a robotic arm using only their minds. The research has the potential to help millions of people ...
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Food Color Material Repurposed as Sensors


Atlanta, GA — Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have found a material that has been used for decades to color food items ranging from corn chips to ice cream could potentially have uses far beyond food dyes. In a study published in March, the researchers described how ...
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Making Batteries from Waste Glass Bottles

Riverside, CA — Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium ion batteries. The batteries will extend the range of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid ...
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Unprecedented Alternative To Battery Storage Discovered

Surrey, UK — Ground-breaking research from the University of Surrey and Augmented Optics Ltd., in collaboration with the University of Bristol, has developed potentially transformational technology that could revolutionize the capabilities of appliances that have previously relied on battery power.
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Self-Healing Transistors for Chip-Scale Starships

Daejeon, South Korea — Working with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), NASA is pioneering the development of tiny spacecraft made from a single silicon chip that could slash interstellar exploration times.
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Graphene Used as "Copy Machine" for Semiconductor Wafers


Cambridge, MA — In 2016, annual global semiconductor sales reached their highest-ever point, at $339 billion worldwide. That same year, the semiconductor industry spent about $7.2 billion worldwide on wafers that serve as the substrates for microelectronics components, which can be turned into ...
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Bumpy Surfaces and Graphene Enhance Heat Sinks

Houston, TX — Bumpy surfaces with graphene between would help dissipate heat in next-generation microelectronic devices, according to Rice University scientists. Their theoretical studies show that enhancing the interface between gallium nitride semiconductors and diamond heat sinks would allow phonons ...
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2018FLEX Highlights Opportunities, Advances in Flexible Hybrid Electronics: Flexible Electronics Market Forecast to Reach $20 Billion by 2022
MILPITAS, CA - 2018FLEX, the Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Conference and Exhibition, will bring together more than 600 experts from around the world for business-critical insights and the latest technology in both flexible electronics and MEMS and sensors. 

SEMI ISS 2018: AI, IoT, Automotive to Fuel Industry Growth
HALF MOON BAY, CA - The SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) opened yesterday with the theme “Smart, Intuitive & Connected: Semiconductor Devices Transforming the World.” 
 

Indium Corporation Earns International Automotive Quality Recognition – ISO/TS 16949
CLINTON, NY - Indium Corporation has been awarded ISO/TS 16949 management system certificates for two of its manufacturing facilities and company headquarters.

“SRI Quality System Registrar (SRI) is pleased to acknowledge that Indium Corporation has demonstrated effective implementation of a management system that satisfies the tough auto standard: ISO/TS 16949,” stated Edward L. Maschmeier, Director, Certification. 

Lackwerke Peters GmbH & Co. KG: Chief Technology Officer completes Peters Management Board
KEMPEN, GERMANY - As of January 1st, 2018, the chemist Dr. Pavel Gentschev joined Peters Research GmbH & Co. KG where he fills the position of ”Chief Technology Officer. Besides high-level planning and coordination of R&D projects and Quality Assurance, he will bring new ideas and impetus to the R&D team for both new and further developments of high-tech coating materials. 
 

 
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