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MTS installs Echo remote lab monitoring technology in Brazilian research institute

May 24, 2017

MTS Systems Corp., Eden Prairie, Minn., has completed the installation of the MTS Echo remote lab monitoring technology in the Civil Engineering Structural and Materials Laboratory at Rio de Janeiro's Pontificia Universidade Cat├│lica (PUC-Rio).

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Can-Eng to build 36-foot rotary hearth furnace for titanium aerospace forgings

May 24, 2017

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ontario, has been contracted to commission a turnkey 36 ft. diameter "pancake" style rotary hearth furnace for a leading North American aerospace supplier.

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Super Systems automated system enables tight nitriding process control for Callies

May 24, 2017

Super Systems Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, reports that Callies Precision Engine Components has installed an SSI automated system with the ability to achieve tight nitriding process control using an easy-to-use recipe system that maintains tight tolerances on temperature, gas flow, and nitriding potential.

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Anton Paar Revetest3 coating scratch tester enables automatic detection of critical loads

May 23, 2017

Anton Paar USA, Ashland, Va., presents the third generation of the Revetest scratch tester, the RST3, the only scratch tester on the market that features automatic detection of critical loads.

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Barium-tin-oxide transparent thin film could improve electronics and solar cells

May 22, 2017

The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, announces that a team of researchers has developed a barium-tin-oxide transparent highly conductive thin film in which they replaced elemental tin with a chemical precursor of tin.

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Ultratech dual-beam laser spike anneal systems to treat FinFET for 10-nm nodes

May 21, 2017

Ultratech Inc., San Jose, Calif., announces that it has received a multiple system follow-on order for its LSA101 dual-beam laser spike anneal systems for expansion of 10-nm FinFET production.

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WIN Semiconductors completes expansion, increases GaAs wafer capacity by 20%

May 21, 2017

WIN Semiconductors Corp., Taiwan, has completed Phase 2 expansion at its newest wafer fab, Fab C, increasing manufacturing capacity by 20%.

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Rogers to exhibit high-performance circuit materials at microwave symposium

May 21, 2017

Rogers Corp., Chandler, Ariz., will highlight its wide range of circuit materials at the 2017 IEEE International Microwave Symposium in June.

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CMOS-based electron backscatter diffraction detector acquires 3000 patterns/second

May 21, 2017

Oxford Instruments Nanoanalysis, England, has launched Symmetry, which is said to have acquisition speed in excess of 3000 indexed patterns per second.

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Kyocera certified to supply ceramic semiconductor packaging for space vehicles

May 21, 2017

Kyocera International Inc., San Diego, announces that it has received Class Y certification for its semiconductor assembly operations.

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