SGD Inc., a single source wholesale supplier of specialty gas equipment, has acquired Special Gas Supplies LLC, a supplier to compressed gas cylinder fillers of shrink wrap, tamper-proof seals, status tags, cylinder status neck ring discs, cylinder netting, lecture bottles, and lecture bottle valves, and more.
Month: November 2011
Dippin’ Dots files for bankruptcy
Dippin' Dots Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 protection in federal bankruptcy court in the Western District of Kentucky, according to CNNMoney.
Former chairman of Cabot Corp., Robert Charpie, dies Oct 13
Robert Charpie, a former chairman and chief executive of Cabot Corp., died on October 13 at age 86.
Persis Drell to step down as SLAC Laboratory director
Stanford University announced that Persis S. Drell, director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has decided to return to her position as a faculty member.
Researchers provide theoretical framework for Type 1.5 superconductivity
In this 100th anniversary year of the discovery of superconductivity, physicists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Sweden’s Royal Institute of Technology have published a fully self-consistent theory of the new kind of superconducting behavior, Type 1.5, in the journal Physical Review B.
AML awarded DOE grant for next-generation wind turbines
Advanced Magnet Lab, Inc. (AML) announced that the company is among six awardees of a grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for the advancement of next generation wind turbine technology.
Aerojet named NASA Glenn Research Center Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year
Aerojet was named NASA Glenn Research Center’s Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year for its commitment to small business advancement during a five-year effort to create liquid methane propulsion engines.
NCSU researchers tackle problem facing next-generation YBCO superconductors
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new computational approach to improve the utility of superconductive materials for specific design applications – and have used the approach to solve a key research obstacle for the next-generation superconductor material yttrium barium copper oxide (YBCO).
NHMFL reaches new world record in magnetic field generation
A research team at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, a CSA Corporate Sustaining Member, has reached a new world record in magnetic field generation, successfully testing a superconducting electromagnet to a field of 35.4 tesla.
US Marine Corps uses cryogenics for training, service
An F/A-18 Hornet flies overhead, trailing its target at sub-sonic speeds. The pilot’s breath is quick and sharp as he gets close to hearing the lock tone over the image of his evading opponent.
Energy Recovery Linac (ERL) reaches milestones
Cornell scientists have surpassed two major scientific milestones toward proving the technology of a novel, exceedingly powerful X-ray source.