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Beyond Lithium Ion X at IBM Almaden Lab

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Join Vacuum Technology Inc. as  a proud sponsor of the Beyond Lithium Ion conference at IBM Almaden Lab

Organized by PNNL, LBNL, ANL, ORNL, NREL, NASA, and IBM,  the 10th Beyond Li-Ion symposium (BLI-X) will be hosted by IBM Research- Almaden on June 27-29, 2017.

BLI-X, will focus on industry innovations, lithium metal batteries, solid-state batteries, status of today’s technology, multivalent technologies, safety, and electrified aircrafts.

Chun Ning Lau has published a paper with the help of a VTI glove box!

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We at Vacuum Technology Inc. love to see our products be used to further scientific knowledge. Our customer, Chun Ning Lau, published a paper recently which relied in part on the use of our glove box systems. We would like to thank Chun Ning for her purchase of a VTI glove box, and look forward to seeing her research in the future! The abstract of the paper is listed below, as well as a link to view the entire work.

“Quantum wells (QWs) constitute one of the most important classes of devices in the study of two-dimensional (2D) systems. In a double-layer QW, the additional “which-layer” degree of freedom gives rise to celebrated phenomena, such as Coulomb drag, Hall drag, and exciton ondensation. We demonstrate facile formation ofwideQWs in few-layer
black phosphorus devices that host double layers of charge carriers. In contrast to traditional QWs, each 2D layer is ambipolar and can be tuned into n-doped, p-doped, or intrinsic regimes. Fully spin-polarized quantum Hall states are observed on each layer, with an enhanced Landé g factor that is attributed to exchange interactions. Our work opens the door for using 2D semiconductors as ambipolar single, double, or wide QWs with unusual properties, such as high anisotropy.

Chun Ning Lau has published a new paper with the help of a VTI glove box!

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We at Vacuum Technology Inc. love to see our products be used to further scientific knowledge. Our customer, Chun Ning Lau, published a paper recently which relied in part on the use of our glove box systems. We would like to thank Chun Ning for her purchase of a VTI glove box, and look forward to seeing her research in the future! The abstract of the paper is listed below, as well as a link to view the entire work.

“Few layer phosphorene (FLP) devices are extensively studied due to their unique electronic properties and potential applications on nano-electronics. Here we present magnetotransport studies which reveal electron–electron interactions as the dominant scattering mechanism in hexagonal boron nitride-encapsulated FLP devices. From weak localization measurements, we estimate the electron dephasing length to be 30 to 100 nmat low temperatures, which exhibits a strong dependence on carrier density n and a power-law dependence on temperature (∼T−0.4). These results establish that the dominant scattering mechanism in FLP is electron–electron interactions.”

Springpower International has received a new glove box!

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On May 11th, the Canadian company Springpower International received a new Vacuum Technology Inc. glove box. They will be using their system for the development and commercialization of Li-ion materials and battery technologies. We are proud to work with a company like Springpower International, and look forward to working with them in the future!

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