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April 24, 2018This profile series introduces leading materials scientists from around the world who happen to be females. Here we speak with Véronique Vitry, senior researcher and teaching associate at the Université de Mons (UMONS), in Belgium.
April 24, 2018Edwards Vacuum, England, has begun the process of construction for a new Technology Innovation Center in Hillsboro, Oregon.
April 23, 2018Versum Materials Inc., Tempe, Ariz., a leading materials supplier to the semiconductor industry, announces the grand opening of its new R&D facility at its semiconductor materials manufacturing site in Hometown, Pennsylvania.
April 23, 2018Rigaku Corp., Japan, announces the release of the next-generation Rigaku SmartLab intelligent multipurpose x-ray diffractometer, which features the new PhotonMax high-flux 9 kW rotating anode x-ray source.
April 23, 2018JEOL USA, Peabody, Mass., announces the Grand Opening of the JEOL Center for Nanoscale Solutions at the University of California at Irvine, featuring the first U.S. installation of the JEOL Grand Arm Transmission Electron Microscope, which was developed for advanced atomic resolution characterization.
April 23, 2018The University of Nottingham, England, reports that its researchers have pioneered a breakthrough method to rapidly 3D print fully functional electronic circuits made up of electrically-conductive metallic inks and insulating polymeric inks.
April 23, 2018SEMI, Milpitas, Calif., the global association representing the worldwide electronics manufacturing supply chain, has reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled $56.6 billion in 2017, a year-over-year increase of 37 percent from 2016 sales of $41.24 billion.
April 23, 2018Plasma-Therm, St. Petersburg, Fla., announces that it has acquired Kobus, a plasma deposition company that enables fast atomic sequential technology (FAST), a valuable alternative to atomic layer deposition where thick and conformal films are required.
April 22, 2018Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Wash., announces that its engineers have developed and successfully tested a novel process called friction stir dovetailing that enables joining thick plates of aluminum and steel.
April 22, 2018Bodycote, England, the world’s largest provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services, announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Rolls-Royce’s Civil Aerospace business.