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2010-06-09 16:29:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Solido Design Automation, Inc. today announced that TSMC has selected Solido Variation Designer for its Analog/Mixed-signal (AMS) Reference Flow 1.0 targeting TSMC 28nm advanced process technology.

2010-06-02 15:05:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KEMET Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KEME), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced the availability of new DSCC (Defense Supply Center, Columbus) -approved surface mount Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCCs) in smaller case sizes for defense and aerospace applications. KEMET is now approved to DSCC control drawings 03029 and 03028 for EIA 0402 and EIA...

2010-06-02 09:21:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today introduced its new EXTREMA® STO and GST precursors in support of continued advancements in Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) and Phase-change Random Access Memory (PRAM) devices.

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2010-05-22 08:43:02

Physicists from the University of Pennsylvania and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have reported an elegant experimental study of the melting behaviors of thin crystalline films, uncovering a variety of interesting differences between thick films of greater than four layers and thinner or single-layer films.

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2010-05-13 09:35:22

Discovery opens the way toward biomimetic production of ultra-strong, elastic fibers.

2010-04-21 13:55:56

Supercooling, a state where liquids do not solidify even below their normal freezing point, still puzzles scientists today.

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2010-04-14 12:42:11

Although it looks small and unassuming, the tiny origami crane sitting in a sample dish in University of Illinois professor Jennifer Lewis' lab heralds a new method for creating complex three-dimensional structures for biocompatible devices, microscaffolding and other microsystems.

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2010-04-12 12:33:25

A new study from North Carolina State University shows that size plays a key role in determining the structure of certain hollow nanoparticles.

2010-04-06 11:30:00

SEATTLE, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SGL Group and BMW Group jointly announced today at an event in Seattle that their joint venture, SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC, will build a state-of-the-art carbon fiber manufacturing plant in Moses Lake, WA.

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2010-04-02 08:05:00

A team of nanotechnology researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University has used friction force microscopy to determine the nanoscale frictional characteristics of four atomically-thin materials, discovering a universal characteristic for these very different materials.


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