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Publication Date: 04/1/2011

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New Solar Cell Self-Repairs

West Lafayette, IN — Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.
"We've created artificial photosystems using optical nanomaterials to harvest solar energy that is converted to electrical power," ...
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WWVH Goes Green with Solar

Barking Sands Naval Base, Hawaii — The NIST radio station in Hawaii, WWVH, has recently received a green upgrade for its power source. The sun is now a significant power source for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) radio station, which broadcasts time of day, marine storm warnings, and ...Read More
First IPC Standard on Intellectual Property Protection

Bannockburn, IL — IPC has released IPC-1071, "Best Industry Practices for Intellectual Property Protection in Printed Board Manufacturing", to assist printed board manufacturers in the development of requirements for the protection of intellectual property (IP) for their customers in commercial, industrial ...Read More

Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Application Training Course in April
PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. at its Plymouth office. 
Farzad Zarrinfar, Semiconductor Executive, Joins Voler Systems Board
SUNNYVALE, CA - Voler Systems (, a leader in electronic design, is pleased to announce that Farzad Zarrinfar has joined their Board. Voler Systems is a growing electronic design consulting company that specializes in wearable and IoT devices for the medical and consumer industries. They are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control and power management.  
Karen Rapp Joins Plexus’ Board of Directors
NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp. today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments, has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors. 
Graybar Names Craig Hogan Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience
ST. LOUIS, MO - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management services, today announced the appointment of Craig Hogan as Vice President - Marketing and Customer Experience.

Hogan will lead Graybar’s marketing organization and be responsible for brand management, marketing communications and marketing technology. 

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