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VOLUME -26 NUMBER 6
Publication Date: 06/1/2011
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Safely Testing Plutonium at Sandia

Albuquerque, NM — Researchers from Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories have completed their second experiment in the past six months at Sandia's "Z" machine to explore the properties of plutonium materials under extreme pressures and temperatures — according to the National Nuclear Security ...
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NIST's New Gas Detector Chirps Before Sniffing

Gaithersburg, MD — Trace gas detection, the ability to detect a scant quantity of a particular molecule — a whiff of formaldehyde or a hint of acetone — in a vast sea of others, underlies many important applications, from medical tests to air pollution detectors to bomb sniffers. Now, a sensor that was recently ...Read More
33% of PCBs for US Military Made Offshore

Bannockburn, IL — In an absolutely shocking revelation, the IPC has disclosed that fully one-third of PC boards used by our military are manufactured outside North America. This practice flies in the face of ordinary security prudence, not to mention the lost domestic manufacturing business.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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