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    MEMS Revolutionized with Picosun's Batch ALD Cluster Tools.

    Combining batch ALD processing with fully automatic, robotized PICOPLATFORM vacuum cluster systems enables super-fast throughput of MEMS chips with excellent yield, process purity and uniformity levels.

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    The social life of quarks.

    By smashing particles at high energies, physicists have blasted into fleeting existence hundreds of other hadrons—particles made of quarks. Last year, LHCb researchers spotted particles made of five quarks.

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    CMS presents new 13 TeV results at end-of-year jamboree.

    The first phase of collisions after the LHC restart earlier this year provided CMS with data at the novel energy of 13 TeV, enabling CMS to explore uncharted domains of physics.

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    Winter therapy for the accelerators.

    Since 14 December, no particles have circulated in any part of CERN's accelerator chain, from the particle source to the intermediate rings and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) itself.

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    Gravitational-wave rumours in overdrive.

    LIGOs interferometers bounce laser beams between mirrors at the opposite ends of 4-kilometre-long vacuum pipes, aiming to detect passing gravitational waves that stretch and compress the length of the pipes - along with the rest of space.

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    JGU employs new particle accelerator to enhance research into radiopharmaceutical chemistry.

    A new particle accelerator will further enhance the research landscape at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). Principally used for fundamental research but are also required for the medical imaging technique known as positron emission tomography (PET).

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    Physicists continue to investigate why the universe did not collapse.

    Previous research has shown that, in the early universe, the Higgs field may have acquired large enough fluctuations to overcome an energy barrier that caused the universe to transition from its standard vacuum state to a negative energy vacuum state, which would have caused the universe to quickly collapse in on itself.

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    11th International exhibition of vacuum machines, equipment and technologies VacuumTechExpo 2016.

    VacuumTechExpo is the only exhibition in Russia dedicated to vacuum equipment, technologies and materials.

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