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2011-02-02 15:12:07

Gallium nitride (GaN) material holds promise for emerging high-power devices that are more energy efficient than existing technologies "“ but these GaN devices traditionally break down when exposed to high voltages. Now researchers at North Carolina State University have solved the problem, introducing a buffer that allows the GaN devices to handle 10 times greater power. "For future renewable technologies, such as the smart grid or electric cars, we need high-power semiconductor...

2010-11-16 05:00:00

ATHENS, Texas, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive licensing agreement with Rex Medical, LP ("Rex Medical") for exclusive rights to market and distribute the UltraStream chronic dialysis catheter (TM) on a global basis. UltraStream(TM) is designed to provide long-term vascular access to patients receiving dialysis treatments. Argon will be exhibiting at the 37th Veithsymposium(TM) to be held in New York City from...

2010-10-04 09:17:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- RoundTable Healthcare Partners ("RoundTable"), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the health-care industry, announced today that its portfolio company, Argon Medical Devices, Inc. ("Argon"), has acquired the critical care and extended dwell catheter product platforms consisting of blood pressure monitoring devices, and central venous, pulmonary artery and extended dwell catheters from BD (Becton, Dickinson and...

2010-09-16 09:26:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective October 1, 2010, or as contracts permit, Air Products (NYSE: APD) will increase product pricing and monthly service charges for merchant customers in North America as follows: 4-8% for liquid oxygen, liquid nitrogen, liquid argon, liquid and bulk hydrogen; 5-10% for liquid and bulk helium; and 3-5% for monthly service charges. Some price adjustments may be outside of these ranges based on other specific situations. The revised...

2010-08-24 14:51:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it has signed a long-term contract to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to ArcelorMittal Belgium N.V., a subsidiary of ArcelorMittal S.A., at its steel mill in Gent, Belgium. As part of the agreement, Air Products will build, own, operate and maintain a third on-site air separation unit (ASU) at the Gent site to supply ArcelorMittal with its industrial gases requirements. Scheduled to come...

2010-08-05 08:53:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today completed its acquisition of Argon ST Inc. (Nasdaq: STST). Argon ST, based in Fairfax, Va., develops C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) and combat systems. Boeing on June 30 announced its intent to acquire Argon ST as part of the company's strategy to expand its capabilities to address the C4ISR, cyber and intelligence markets. As a result of the...

2010-07-08 06:30:00

ST. LOUIS, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) is commencing today, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vortex Merger Sub Inc., a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Argon ST Inc. (Nasdaq: STST). Boeing announced on Wednesday, June 30 that it had entered into a merger agreement with Argon ST. Upon successful completion of the tender offer, shareholders of Argon ST will receive $34.50 in cash for each share of Argon ST...

2010-06-30 13:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced the signing of a new long-term oxygen and nitrogen supply agreement, and that it will build a new air separation unit (ASU) and refurbish its existing ASU and liquefier at its facility in Granite City, Illinois. The new facility, planned to be onstream in the second quarter of 2012, will provide additional capacity for meeting both on-site customer demand for gases and merchant liquid products in...

2010-06-30 06:15:00

ST. LOUIS, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Argon ST (Nasdaq: STST) today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Boeing's acquisition of Argon ST in an all cash tender offer and merger for $34.50 per share, or approximately $775 million, net of cash acquired. The agreement to acquire Argon ST, a leading developer of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and combat systems,...

2010-06-08 14:26:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- RoundTable Healthcare Partners ("RoundTable"), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the health-care industry, announced today that its portfolio company, Argon Medical Devices, Inc. ("Argon"), entered into an agreement with BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) for BD's critical care systems product platform consisting of blood pressure monitoring devices, and central venous, pulmonary artery and extended dwell catheters....


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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