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    US Department of Energy to Announce Technology Funding Opportunities for Small Business.

    Topics include "High Efficiency Materials for Solid-State Lighting," covering both LED and OLED source technologies and other technologies of interest to SEMI members such as microscopy, membranes and materials, vacuum chambers and instrumentation for chemical imaging.

    Aug 17, 2015

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    Hiden quadrupoles for in-vacuum analysis, by Hiden Analytical Limited.

    System are supplied for operation through pressures ranging from millibar through to extreme high vacuum(XHV), and the catalogue items are supplemented by a custom-engineering design service for experiment-speci?c requirements including in-vacuum cooling and heating, probe insertion distance and remote in-vacuum mounting.

    Aug 12, 2015

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    Better welding with speedy laser mirrors.

    ""To address this issue, we operate the mirrors in air-evacuated vacuum pods in order to minimize attenuation of the oscillating mirror,"" says MEMS mirror expert Ulrich Hofmann at Fraunhofer ISIT.

    Aug 07, 2015

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    Tip-enhanced Raman scattering can distinguish between two structurally similar adjacent molecules.

    Advancements in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy using a scanning tunneling microscope under ultrahigh vacuum and low temperature have allowed a group of researchers from The University of Science and Technology of China to distinguish two different, but structurally similar, adjacent molecules adsorbed on a silver surface.

    Aug 05, 2015

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    Americans Are Buying Europe's Industrial Prowess

    Possible future targets in Europe may include Stockholm-based Sandvik AB, a $13 billion company, or Germany’s Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG, at about $880 million.

    Jul 29, 2015

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    Morgan Advanced Materials invests in the semiconductor market

    Morgans proven range of high purity materials are eminently suitable for use in high vacuum environments because they do not outgas.

    Jul 27, 2015

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    Down to the quantum dot

    Until now, the technique developed in Julich has only been applied in high vacuum and at low temperatures: essential prerequisites to carefully attach the single molecule to the tip of the microscope.

    Jul 22, 2015

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    A most singular nano-imaging technique (Update)

    TEM imaging uses a beam of electrons rather than light for illumination and magnification but can only be used in a high vacuum because molecules in the air disrupt the electron beam.

    Jul 16, 2015

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