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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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WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices for Dispersions and Polyvinyl Alcohol Solutions in Europe
MUNICH, GERMANY - WACKER POLYMERS is to raise its prices for dispersions of the VINNAPAS® and VINNOL® brand as well as for polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) solutions of the POLYVIOL® brand in Europe. Effective July 15, 2017, prices will be raised by up to €70 per ton, or as customer contracts allow.
 

Micron and SEMI Partner to Host High Tech U in Silicon Valley
 (Center front): Ajit Manocha, president and CEO of SEMI and Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO of Micron with SEMI High Tech U students.
MILPITAS, CA - The SEMI Foundation and the Micron Technology Foundation announced their partnership this week to deliver the 213th SEMI High Tech U (HTU) program which kicks off in earnest today at Micron’s facilities in Milpitas. Forty students from local high schools are attending the three-day science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program.

 
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