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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 12
Publication Date: 12/1/2008
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Cold Atoms in Focused Ion Beams to Replace Hot Gallium

Gaithersburg, MD — Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a radical new method of focusing a stream of ions into a point as small as one nanometer. Because of the versatility of their approach — it can be used with a wide range of ions tailored to
the task at hand — it is expected to have broad application in nanotech... Read More
Innovation in Danger: Engineering Students Down Worldwide

Piscataway, NJ — The trend is alarming, and it's global. In Western Europe, Australia, Japan and even in India, the numbers of students attracted to engineering and computer science are declining. For example, a 2003 Harris poll conducted in the U.S. shows that only two percent of first year university students ...Read More
Wireless Sensor Networks Get Priority R&D


Technology will soon make it possible to automatically monitor and respond to such events as forest fires, avalanches, hurricanes, faults in country wide utility equipment, traffic, hospitals and much more over wide areas and with billions of sensors. It will become possible through the use of Wireless ...
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SEMI Europe Supports Call for Action on European Manufacturing Policy
BRUSSELS - SEMI today confirmed its support for joint industry/government cooperation to advance European manufacturing policy. A Joint-Declaration signed by SEMI Europe and 129 other manufacturing associations calls for a renewed commitment to the growth of manufacturing sectors and implementation of a strong action plan.
Vision Engineering and Luxo Co-Brand Magnifiers: See Editor's Note

New Milford, CT — Vision Engineering, a manufacturer of ergonomic inspection systems, has partnered with Luxo Corporation, a part of the Glamox Group. Luxo is a manufacturer of arm-based illuminated bench magnifiers and lighting solutions. Vision Engineering now offers a full range of co-branded magnifiers to the North American and Central European industrial markets through its authorized distribution channel.


 
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