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2012-02-27 03:16:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced it has received the 2011 Innovation Award from Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed-signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets. This is the first time TowerJazz has won this particular award; the Company was previously recognized as the Foundry Supplier of the Year for three consecutive years for...

2012-02-21 07:00:00

XI'AN, China, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment" or "the Company," OTCBB: CPQQ), a manufacturer of a new generation of energy saving amorphous metal transformer cores and transformers in China, today announced that after five months of preparation and repeated testing, the Company has passed the ISO 9001:2008 quality control system preliminary certification phase. China Power Equipment expects to receive ISO...

2012-02-13 05:00:00

NISHIWAKI, Japan, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced Qin Lei, China Country Manager is presenting a keynote at IIC China in Shenzhen on February 25, 2012. The presentation will focus on the availability of TowerJazz's advanced specialty technologies such as front-end module (FEM) development, CMOS image sensors for security and x-ray applications, 700v LED lighting, and scalable LDMOS for DC-DC converters. TowerJazz's presence at...

2011-12-05 06:30:00

XI'AN, China, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment" or "the Company," OTCBB: CPQQ), a manufacturer of a new generation of energy saving amorphous metal transformer cores and transformers in China, today announced that it will hold a Virtual Road Show conference call at 10:00 am ET on Thursday, December 8, 2011. The Virtual Road Show will include a company presentation and overview by management, concluding with Q&A from...

2011-11-15 09:07:00

DENVER, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Platte River Ventures ("PRV") announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Sierra Alloys Company ("Sierra Alloys" or the "Company"). Headquartered in Irwindale, California, Sierra Alloys is a provider of specialty forged titanium and high-performance steel products primarily to the aerospace and defense industries. Since the Company's inception in 1973, Sierra Alloys has developed proprietary processes...

2011-11-08 15:11:45

How nickel-titanium nanometric-size particles change back to their memorized shape University of Constance physicists Daniel Mutter and Peter Nielaba have visualized changes in shape memory materials down to the nanometric scale in an article about to be published in EPJ B´. Metallic alloys can be stretched or compressed in such a way that they stay deformed once the strain on the material has been released. Only shape memory alloys, however, can return to their original shape...

2011-10-27 08:23:00

XI'AN, China, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment" or the "Company," OTC Bulletin Board: CPQQ), a manufacturer of a new generation of energy saving amorphous metal transformer cores and transformers in China, today provided update on business operations. The Company commenced commercial operations at its new amorphous alloy step down transformer production line in the third quarter this year. Mr. Song Yongxing, Chairman,...

2011-10-23 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in history, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) is evaluating international regulations that would ban mercury-containing products including silver/amalgam dental fillings, which contain 50% mercury and are already in the mouths of more than 122 million Americans. The DOS will present their official position on the use of mercury in amalgam fillings and other medical devices at a stakeholder meeting on Monday, October...

New Generation Of Superlattice Cameras Add More 'Color' To Night Vision
2011-10-20 07:00:00

Recent breakthroughs have enabled scientists from the Northwestern University´s Center for Quantum Devices to build cameras that can see more than one optical waveband or “color” in the dark. The semiconducting material used in the cameras — called type-II superlattices — can be tuned to absorb a wide range of infrared wavelengths, and now, a number of distinct infrared bands at the same time. The idea of capturing light simultaneously at different wavelengths...

2011-10-11 16:03:00

GENEVA, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization today released its long-awaited 2009 meeting report on the "Future Use of Materials for Dental Restorations" in preparation for the third of five Intergovernmental Committee deliberations that are expected to lead to the adoption of a legally binding treaty on mercury by 2013. Hailed by consumer groups as a "breakthrough," the WHO report suggests, over time, the global "phase down" of amalgam. "When an...