Arrowhead Research has announced that its majority owned subsidiary, Unidym, has entered an agreement with a major liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturer to integrate carbon nanotube-based products into display applications.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), collaborating with Innovalight, Inc., have shown that a new and important effect called Multiple Exciton Generation (MEG) occurs efficiently in silicon nanocrystals.
The global power-management semiconductor market will expand significantly during the next few years, driven in part by rising demand from makers of portable electronic equipment, iSuppli Corp. predicts.
The arrival of newly appointed professor Hiroshi Mizuta at the University of Southampton will pioneer research into making smaller, more powerful computers and mobile phones a reality when the new Mountbatten Building opens next year.
Mallinckrodt Baker, Inc. and the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) have announced a new processing step in crystalline solar cell manufacturing that they claim provides a two percent relative increase in solar cell efficiency.
Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced a joint collaboration with RV-VLSI Design Centre, in Bangalore, India. Under the remit of its Higher Education Program, Mentor Graphics will provide the Centre with design tools for classroom instruction and academic research, by donating a complete suite of electronic design automation (EDA) tools.
ASML Holding has announced that it has shipped its first TWINSCAN XT:1900i lithography system which it claims is capable of imaging features down to 36.5 nanometres (nm) on chips manufactured in volume. Production of the XT:1900i is now ramping up fast, as multiple orders have been placed and systems will be shipped before the end of this year to many device makers worldwide.
Memsstar Technology has announced that it is to enter into a strategic alliance with SAFC Hitech to supply fully qualified memsstar SPDTM (Surface ;Preparation and Deposition) systems with standard precursor chemical materials from SAFC Hitech for Surface Coatings on micro devices. ;