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VOLUME -26 NUMBER 4
Publication Date: 04/1/2011
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New Solar Cell Self-Repairs


West Lafayette, IN — Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.
 
"We've created artificial photosystems using optical nanomaterials to harvest solar energy that is converted to electrical power," ...
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WWVH Goes Green with Solar

Barking Sands Naval Base, Hawaii — The NIST radio station in Hawaii, WWVH, has recently received a green upgrade for its power source. The sun is now a significant power source for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) radio station, which broadcasts time of day, marine storm warnings, and ...Read More
First IPC Standard on Intellectual Property Protection

Bannockburn, IL — IPC has released IPC-1071, "Best Industry Practices for Intellectual Property Protection in Printed Board Manufacturing", to assist printed board manufacturers in the development of requirements for the protection of intellectual property (IP) for their customers in commercial, industrial ...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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