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February 23, 2017Stratasys, Minneapolis, announces that it will partner with Team Penske to provide state-of-the-art 3D printing solutions to create manufacturing tooling and car parts as well as to rapidly generate engineering prototypes.
February 23, 2017NSL Analytical Services Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, announces the acquisition of a PerkinElmer NexION 350 ICP-MS, which enables NSL to analyze virtually any sample for trace elements with fast and accurate results.
February 23, 2017NASA, Washington, has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes: the Institute for Ultra-Strong Composites by Computational Design (US-COMP); and the Center for the Utilization of Biological Engineering in Space (CUBES).
February 21, 2017A team of scientists from the Nanoelectronic Materials Laboratory (NaMLab) and the Cluster of Excellence Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden at the Dresden University of Technology in Germany report that they have demonstrated the first germanium-based transistor that can be programmed between electron-(n) and hole-(p) conduction.
February 21, 2017The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), Washington, D.C., announces that the global semiconductor industry posted sales totaling $338.9 billion in 2016, the industry's highest-ever annual sales and a modest increase of 1.1% over the 2015 total.
February 21, 2017Amkor Technology Inc., Tempe, Ariz., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nanium, a world class provider of wafer-level fan-out (WLFO) semiconductor packaging solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
February 21, 2017The University of California San Diego reports that its engineers have developed a thin, flexible, light-absorbing material that absorbs more than 87% of near-infrared light, with 98% absorption at 1550 nanometers, the wavelength for fiber optic communication.
February 21, 2017Intel Corp., Santa Clara, Calif., plans to invest more than $7 billion to complete Fab 42, which is expected to be the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world.