Latest Solid Stories

2010-03-23 15:05:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KEMET Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KEME), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid aluminum, film, paper and aluminum electrolytic capacitors, announced today that a paper presented at the Capacitor and Resistor Technology Symposium (CARTS) USA in April 2009 by Dr.

2010-03-22 15:05:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KEMET Corporation (KEME.OB), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, multilayer ceramic, solid aluminum, plastic film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that it will combine its Ceramic and Film and Electrolytics business groups to generate synergies and accelerate the activities needed to enhance the operational performance of the former Film and Electrolytic (F&E) Business Group.

2010-02-23 15:38:28

A class of molecules whose size, structure and chemical composition have been optimized for photonic use could provide the demanding combination of properties needed to serve as the foundation for low-power, high-speed all-optical signal processing.

2010-02-16 14:25:32

A “metal foam” that has a similar elasticity to bone could mean a new generation of biomedical implants that would avoid bone rejection that often results from more rigid implant materials, such as titanium.

2010-01-06 08:00:00


2009-12-22 14:03:59

New device, based on known materials and an elegant design, helps isolate individual cells and could help meet Moore's Law for years to come.

2009-12-15 23:50:32

Adding cerium oxide to phosphate glass rather than the commonly used silicate glass may make glasses that block ultraviolet light and have increased radiation damage resistance while remaining colorless, according to Penn State researchers.

2009-12-10 13:28:27

Newly patented method could improve superconductors, optical devices, and microelectronics.

2009-11-23 14:07:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltaix, a leading provider of materials that enhance the performance of semiconductor chips and solar cells, today announced that Mark K. Fine will become interim Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2010.

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