Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) needed a precision tool to clean superconducting radiofrequency resonators, which are the essential parts of FRIB’s linear accelerator (known as LINAC). The facility...
Keeping nanopositioning precise
Precision motion control in general, and nanopositioning in particular, are enabling technologies in many high-technology fields such as bio-nanotechnology, semiconductor test and measurement, optical alignment, nanoimprinting, scanning...
Switching from HELIUM to HYDROGEN
Helium is a finite resource on Earth. In the early 20th century, the U.S. government sealed up caverns in the helium-rich gas fields of the Texas panhandle, creating the National Helium Reserve, which is still the single biggest source of the...
Nearly $1M awarded in inaugural academic research grants
Ottawa, ON - The Health Research Foundation (HRF) – a health research funding body associated with Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) – has announced the inaugural recipients of its Academic...
Apr 16, 2015 4:20PM
Canadian collaboration brings world's biggest FT spectrometer to light
Quebec, QC - Université Laval and ABB have embarked on the final phase of a major collaborative project for an astronomical measurement instrument they say will offer unsurpassed precision. Named SITELLE (Wide-field Imaging Fourier...
Apr 16, 2015 10:31AM
$147M supports 150 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs
Ottawa, ON – The federal government has announced 150 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 36 postsecondary institutions across the country.
Apr 16, 2015 9:56AM
$2M supports research on antibiotic resistance
Vancouver, BC - Research into new ways of fighting antibiotic resistant bacteria has received a $2 million boost from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
Apr 15, 2015 11:16AM
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