New research strategy shared by Honda and Ohio State advancing energy innovation

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In its first year, a jointly held research strategy between The Ohio State University and Honda has blossomed into multiple projects advancing next-generation energy systems research.   Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research (IMR) worked with Honda to focus the research direction for multiple projects and shape the overall strategy to further energy experimentation.   The relationship grew from an …

MAEBL 2020 offers support, solutions to research community facing coronavirus

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Despite being geographically scattered, a small but growing community of engineers, scientists and students working in fields utilizing e-beam lithography came together this July at the fourth annual, and first virtual, Meeting for Advanced Electron Beam Lithography (MAEBL).   But virtual attendees at this year’s annual event had more in common than their interest in lithography; these researchers from the …

New maskless aligner system boosts Nanotech West lithography capabilities

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  Nanotech West Laboratory has substantially expanded its lithography capabilities with the recent installation of an advanced maskless aligner system.   The state-of-the-art maskless technology of the recently acquired MLA150, from Heidelberg Instruments, allows researchers to leave traditional photomasks at the cleanroom door. The photolithography system is ideal for rapid prototyping due to its ease of use, high-speed performance and …

Girl Scouts join Ohio State engineers for sustainable energy event

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  Some members of the Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland recently explored the science behind sustainable energy with engineering staff and students at The Ohio State University.   Girl Scouts attending “Scoping Out Solar Energy” at Ohio State’s Institute for Materials Research (IMR) Nanotech West Lab and Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (CEMAS) took part in discussions and hands-on …