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July 27, 2017Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N.M., has borrowed and refined X-ray phase contrast imaging, originally developed for medical X-rays, to look inside low-density materials without taking them apart.
July 27, 2017Japan's National Institute for Materials Science and Nagaoka University of Technology announce development of a high-strength magnesium sheet alloy that has excellent formability comparable to that of the aluminum sheet currently used in body panels of some automobiles.
July 27, 2017Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., announces that it will offer a $50,000 credit toward the purchase of a new Titan vacuum furnace (applies to the 2017 list price of any Titan model) to any company that trades in its old furnace.
July 27, 2017MTS Systems Corp., Eden Prairie, Minn., has strengthened its position in India by establishing the MTS India headquarters in Bangalore.
July 25, 2017Stanford University, California, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, announce that researchers have developed a new semiconductor chip made of carbon nanotubes and resistive random-access memory (RRAM) cells.
July 25, 2017Indium Corp., Clinton, N.Y., offers InForms reinforced solder alloy fabrications consisting of solder and a reinforcing matrix.
July 25, 2017Brewer Science Inc., Rolla, Mo., announces the extension of its partnership with Arkema to develop second-generation directed self-assembly (DSA) materials using high-x (chi) block copolymers.
July 25, 2017Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, announces that its researchers have won an award of $1 million from the Department of Energy's advanced manufacturing office for development of nanometal-interconnected carbon conductors for advanced electric machines.
July 25, 2017Hamburg University, Germany, announces that a group led by Dr. Christian Klinke has succeeded in producing transistors based on metal nanoparticles so small that they no longer show their metallic character under current flow, but they do exhibit an energy gap caused by the Coulomb repulsion of electrons.
July 25, 2017Bruker Semiconductor Division, Billerica, Mass., announces that leading multiple semiconductor manufacturers have ordered JVSensus-600E X-ray diffraction imaging systems for in-line wafer monitoring of crystalline defects.