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2009-05-21 08:30:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power") today announced that it has begun trading as a public company under the symbol OTC Bulletin Board: CPQQ. Through its Xi'an, China-based, wholly-owned subsidiary, Xi'an Amorphous Zhongxi Co., Ltd., the Company has developed a proprietary, patented technology to produce a new generation of energy saving transformers and transformer cores. The Company currently manufactures 55 different models...

2009-04-03 08:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunovia(TM) Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) announced today that it has finalized a $33 million dollar Basic Order Agreement to provide MWIR single-layer, un-doped infrared wafers for night vision camera applications. Through its partnership with EPIR Technologies, Inc., a world leader in the development and manufacture of infrared detectors, Sunovia has exclusive marketing rights to a growing line of infrared...

2009-01-07 04:10:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, January 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), an independent specialty foundry, today announced a $20 million cash investment in the Company by Israel Corp, pursuant to the agreement between the parties announced on September 25, 2008. According to the terms of the agreement, Israel Corp. has invested $20 million for Tower's equity equivalent capital notes based on a $0.26 value per share. The equity equivalent capital...

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2008-12-22 14:44:34

New understanding could lead to significant new materials Researchers at MIT have made significant progress in understanding a class of materials that has resisted analysis for decades. Their findings could lead to the rapid discovery of a variety of useful new kinds of glass made of metallic alloys with potentially significant mechanical, chemical and magnetic applications. The first examples of metallic alloys that could be made into glass were discovered back in the late 1950s and led to a...

2008-12-22 07:00:00

SiGe Semiconductor reports 350 million chips shipped since inception and 2008 revenue growth of more than 40% over 2007 ANDOVER, MA and OTTAWA, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ - SiGe Semiconductor, Inc. today announced another record-setting year of growth, with greater than 350 million units shipped since the company's inception. The company expects 2008 full year revenues to be approximately US $98 million with shipments of more than 120 million units during the year. "This is the fifth consecutive...

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2008-12-21 12:32:21

The new alloys are lighter and less expensive, but are still tough and ductile enough for use in aerospace applications Scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have created a range of structural metallic-glass composites, based in titanium, that are lighter and less expensive than any the group had previously created, while still maintaining their toughness and ductility--the ability to be deformed without breaking. A paper describing these breakthrough metallic-glass...

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2008-11-19 14:40:00

Fluorogenic detector glows bright green when in contact with mercury and could be used onsiteResearchers at the University of Pittsburgh have developed a simple and quick method for detecting mercury in fish and dental samples, two substances at the center of public concern about mercury contamination. The technique involves a fluorescent substance that glows bright green when it comes into contact with oxidized mercury, the researchers report in the current online edition of the "Journal of...

2008-09-24 12:00:26

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Metal manufacturing industry is available in its catalogue. World High Performance Alloys Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092569/World-High-Performance-Alloys--Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Performance Alloys in Metric Tons.The major product segments analyzed are Non-Ferrous Alloys (Aluminum, Magnesium, Titanium, & Zirconium), Refractory Metal Alloys (Molybdenum,...

2008-09-03 03:00:16

By Kundu, S Chatterjee, S; Olson, D; Mishra, B In the present study, copper was used as an intermediate material in diffusion bonding between titanium and stainless steel. The process was carried out in the temperature range of 850 [degrees]C to 1000 [degrees]C for 60 minutes and at 900 [degrees]C for 30 to 150 minutes under the compressive stress of 3 MPa in a vacuum. The effects of temperature and time on the microstructure of Ti | Cu | stainless steel diffusion-bonded joints were...

2008-08-12 12:01:41

Brush Wellman Inc. announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Mafco Inc. of Largo, Florida to acquire corrosion protection coating technology as applied to beryllium materials. Terms were not disclosed. The technology will be utilized on select beryllium metal and aluminum beryllium composite products manufactured by Brush Wellman's Beryllium Products unit. The acquired Mafco technology includes anodization and chemical film coating. Protective and low...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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