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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...
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 ...
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 ...



 
 
Registration Open with New Exhibition Features at SEMICON Europa
GRENOBLE, FRANCE - Today SEMI announced registration opened for Europe’s largest electronics manufacturing exhibition, SEMICON Europa (25-26 October) in Grenoble. Featuring over 100 hours of technical sessions and presentations, SEMICON Europa includes semiconductor equipment and materials as well as additional topics, such as Imaging, Power Electronics, and Advanced Packaging.
RAYTHEON AWARDS LANSDALE SEMI FOR EXCELLENCE

Phoenix, AZ – For the third consecutive year, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. achieved a 4-star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business.  This prestigious annual award for supplier excellence program was instituted by Raytheon’s IDS to recognize top suppliers who have provided outstanding quality service and partnership in exceeding Raytheon’s requirements.  Award candidates are judged on strict military specifications criteria, including overall hi-rel quality, on-time delivery and demonstrated supplier company commitment to ongoing meeting and exceeding Raytheon’s highest military/defense industry’s standards.


Standards Industry Leaders Honored at SEMICON West 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — SEMI honored four industry leaders for their outstanding accomplishments in developing Standards for the electronics and related industries. The SEMI Standards awards were announced at the SEMI International Standards reception held during SEMICON West 2016.

The 2016 SEMI International Standards Excellence Award, inspired by Karel Urbanek,is the most prestigious award in the SEMI International Standards Program. Yesterday, it was awarded to Terry Asakawa of Tokyo Electron. His leadership was critical in establishing the PV Automation Global Technical Committee and its subsequent transformation into the Automation Technology Global Technical Committee, as he envisioned how the SEMI Standards Program could effectively address simpler, flow-oriented manufacturing in industries outside of semiconductor manufacturing.

 
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