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VOLUME -24 NUMBER 12
Publication Date: 12/1/2009
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Solar Energy Comes in Many Flavors


The U.S. rooftop solar industry is, at the moment, famously in a slump. When business picks up again, the U.S. will be in a position — perhaps — to begin to catch up with Europe in rooftop solar power generation.
Europe has the advantage of very generous governmental incentives for homeowners to install solar. As Raju Yenamandra, head of sales for North America for SolarWorld USA...

Nanoparticles + RF Kill Cancer Cells

Gaithersburg, MD — A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) studying sugar-coated nanoparticles for use as a possible cancer therapy has uncovered a delicate balancing act that makes the particles more effective than conventional thinking says they should be. Just like individuals ...
Manufacturing: An American Dream

Rockford, IL — Achieving the American dream doesn't have to mean going to law school, medical school or even a traditional four-year college. There is a growing interest among young people to fulfill their career goals in an important and rewarding industry — manufacturing.


 
 
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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