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VOLUME -24 NUMBER 7
Publication Date: 07/1/2009
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Graphene Nano Wires May Help IC Performance


Atlanta, GA — The unique properties of thin layers of graphite — known as graphene — make the material attractive for a wide range of potential electronic devices. Researchers have now experimentally demonstrated the potential for another graphene application: replacing copper ...
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Semicons Driving Force for Energy Efficiency

Washington, DC — Semiconductor technologies are so essential to advances in energy efficiency gains that the U.S. economy could expand by more than 70 percent through 2030 and still use 11 percent less electricity than it did in 2008. This is part of the findings of a major news study by the nonprofit and independent ...Read More
Shape Matters for Cobalt Nanoparticles

Gaithersburg, MD — Shape is turning out to be a particularly important feature of some commercially important nanoparticles — but in subtle ways. New studies by scientists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) show that changing the shape of cobalt nanoparticles from spherical to ... Read More


 
 
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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