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Goodfellow Award Presented at South African Institute of Physics Annual Conference

Goodfellow Cambridge Limited 4 Aug 2015

Dr. Zelalem N. Urgessa is this year’s winner of the Goodfellow Award for Best Publication by a PhD Student in the field of condensed matter and materials


Visit us at Physics of Cells: From Molecules to Systems, Aug 30 - Sep 4

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 4 Aug 2015

Bad Staffelstein, Germany

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Installation of a Nanoscribe 3D printer at the Swiss BRNC Center

Nanoscribe GmbH 3 Aug 2015

Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen The installation of a Nanoscribe 3D printing system at the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center (BRNC) close to Zurich opens up entirely new opportunities regarding current and future research in nano- and microfabrication for ETH Zurich and IBM Research.

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Physics World August 2015

IOP Publishing 3 Aug 2015

Maximizing your message: How scientists should talk to politicians

In August’s Physics World: Overcoming the ‘Curie Complex’

IOP Publishing 3 Aug 2015

In this month’s issue of Physics World, French physicist Hélène Langevin-Joliot – the granddaughter of Marie Curie – talks to reporter Tushna Commissariat about the scientific legacy of her family, delves into what’s known as the "Curie complex" and gives her own tips for scientific success.

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Acton Optics & Coatings Introduces 193nm XL Excimer Laser Mirror Coating for Semiconductor R&D and Test

Princeton Instruments 3 Aug 2015

Acton Optics & Coatings has developed a 193nm XL high-reflectance coating that is ideal for low-fluence, high-repetition-rate excimer laser applications, particularly those associated with semiconductor R&D and test.


Gooch & Housego lead development of innovate UK funded next generation laser cooled quantum trap

Gooch & Housego 3 Aug 2015

Gooch & Housego, the global optical components and systems manufacturer, are pleased to announce that a project in which they are the lead partner has been selected for funding by Innovate UK in the recent call for proposals on “Commercialisation of Quantum Technologies”.


High-Accuracy and Traceable AFM Measurements on Semiconductors and Step Standards:

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 31 Jul 2015

Positioning in Sub-Nanometer Resolution

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New Gas Analysis Catalogue from Hiden

Hiden Analytical Limited 31 Jul 2015

With over 30 years’ experience in the field, Hiden Analytical remains dedicated to producing mass spectrometer-based gas analysis systems.


New GetStarted Feature on Asylum Research AFMs Makes Imaging Easier and More Productive While Maintaining All the Benefits of Tapping Mode

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 30 Jul 2015

Researchers sometimes struggle to get good images using atomic force microscopy (AFM) because of the complexity of optimizing imaging parameters. The new GetStarted™ feature on Oxford Instruments Asylum Research AFMs eliminates this challenge, making AFM operation much simpler and more productive.

A cost-effective solution to tuned graphene production

IOP Publishing 30 Jul 2015

Graphene has been called the miracle material but the single-atomic layer material is still seeking its place in the materials world. Now a method to make ‘defective’ graphene could provide the answer.


Visit us at the Molecular Foundry User Meeting, August 20-21

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 27 Jul 2015

Berkeley, CA

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Exact Selection of Energy in a Synchrotron: Piezo Drives Adjust the Angle in the Crystal Monochromator Accurately and Fast

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 24 Jul 2015

Piezo-based stepping drives from PI (Physik Instrumente) are currently being used on the ID18 beamline at the ESRF (European Synchrotron Radiation Facility) in Grenoble, France.


Visit us at the International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) August 16-20

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 23 Jul 2015

Booth 3-5, Cancun, Mexico


Visit us at ACS Fall on August 16-18, Booth 1230

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 22 Jul 2015

Boston, MA


Visit us at Microscopy & Microanalysis on August 3-6, Booth 854

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 21 Jul 2015

Portland, OR


JPK reports on the use of SPM in the Messersmith Group at UC Berkeley looking at biologically inspired polymer adhesives.

JPK Instruments AG 21 Jul 2015

JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the use of their NanoWizard®3a AFM and ForceRobot systems by the Messersmith Research Group at UC Berkeley to study biologically inspired polymer adhesives.


A tough egg to crack: Oldest lizard embryos discovered in fossil eggs

ESRF 16 Jul 2015

Synchrotron X-ray scanning has solved the mystery surrounding the 125 million-year-old tiny fossil eggs discovered in Thailand in 2003. A first analysis of the eggshells concluded that they belonged to a small theropod dinosaur, or possibly a primitive bird


Growing our business – investing in people

Gooch & Housego 13 Jul 2015

January 2015 saw Mark Webster’s official appointment to the role of CEO. The subsequent months have seen a succession of critical appointments for the Company.

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