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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.
July 20, 2017Bodycote, England, introduces Bodycote Powdermet technologies, a group of additive manufacturing processes for the production of complex components via powder metallurgy.
July 20, 2017United Process Controls Inc., Bethlehem, Pa., is nearing the completion of a large, multi-year control systems upgrade project for a manufacturer of automotive axles.
July 20, 2017Alcoa Corp., Pittsburgh, announces plans to restart three of five potlines at its Warrick Operations aluminum smelter near Evansville, Indiana, an action that will further improve the competitiveness of the on-site rolling mill.
July 20, 2017Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, Hermitage, has constructed a climate-controlled chamber for the daily operation of its new all-metal hot-zoned vacuum furnace.
July 20, 2017The graph shows X-ray diffraction patterns of nitrided (and carburized) stainless steel AISI 316.
July 14, 2017The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, announces that it has granted $10 million to a CASMART industry-academic team that will lead research into designing commercially viable civil supersonic transport aircraft that can modify shape during flight under a range of conditions to meet noise and efficiency requirements for overland flight.
July 13, 2017The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, announce that their researchers have demonstrated for the first time the phenomena of shape memory and self-healing in gold microparticles.
July 12, 2017United States Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, announces that it has finalized an agreement with Bedrock Industries Group LLC, New York, for the sale and transition of ownership of U.S. Steel Canada Inc. to Bedrock.