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Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2012: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

3) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2005-2011

4) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2011

5) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2012

6) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 2013

7) U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities

8) Lux Nanotech Index Components as of April 2012

Table of Contents

PLUNKETT'S NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMSINDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012CONTENTSA Short Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Glossary xIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry 71) Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS 72) What is Nanotechnology? 93) A Brief History of Nanotechnology 94) Advances in Microscopes Enable Nanotechnology Research 105) Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation 116) Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) MakeCommercial Production a Reality 117) Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough inWireless Device Screens 128) Nanotechnology Will Create Powerful Semiconductors in the Near Future 149) Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense Digital Memory of the Future 1510) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power—Micro Fuel Cells toPower Mobile Devices 1511) Graphene Shows Immense Promise 1612) Advances and Applications Are Made in MEMS 1613) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial 1714) Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern 1815) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate 1816) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment 2017) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech 2018) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 2119) Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Ready to Spread/Nanotechnology Applications 2220) Nanochemicals Hold Promise for Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals 23Chapter 2: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Statistics 25Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Overview 2012 26U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: 2010-2012 27U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2005-2011 28U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2011 29U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2012 30U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by ProgramComponent Area: 2013 31U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities 32Lux Nanotech Index Components as of April 2012 34Chapter 3: Important Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Contacts 35(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300:Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 65Industry List, With Codes 66Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 68Alphabetical Index 75Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 77Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 80Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 81Index of Firms with International Operations 87Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300 90Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 371Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 372

Companies Mentioned

3DM Inc3M Company3M ESPEA123SystemsAbbott LaboratoriesAcacia Research CorporationAccelrys IncAccenture plcActelion LtdAdmatechsAdvanced Bionics LLCAdvanced Diamond Technologies IncAdvanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD)Advanced Powders & CoatingsAdvion BioSciences IncAffymetrix IncAgilent Technologies IncAir Products & Chemicals IncAixtron SEAkzoNobel NVAlbany Molecular Research IncALD NanoSolutions IncAltair Nanotechnologies IncAMAG Pharmaceuticals IncAMCOL International CorpAmgen IncAMSC CorporationAnalog Devices IncANSYS IncAntaria LimitedApNano Materials IncAPP Pharmaceuticals IncApplied Materials IncApplied Microstructures IncApplied Nanotech Holdings IncApplied Sciences IncApplied Thin Films IncArkemaArrowhead Research CorporationArryx IncAstraZeneca plcATMI IncAuterra IncAvago Technologies LimitedAVEKA GroupAVIVA Biosciences CorpBASF Future Business GmbHBASF SEBaxter International IncBayer AGBecton Dickinson & CoBell LabsBinOptics CorporationBioForce Nanosciences Holdings IncBioNano GenomicsBiophan Technologies IncBioSante Pharmaceuticals IncBP plcBristol-Myers Squibb CoBroadley-James CorporationCabot CorporationCalando PharmaceuticalsCalient Technologies IncCaliper Life Sciences IncCambridge Display Technology IncCanon IncCelsia Technologies IncCepheidCH2M HILL Companies LtdChemat Technology IncChevron CorporationChevron Technology VenturesCoherent IncColibrys SACombiMatrix CorporationConocoPhillips CompanyCool Chips plcCorning IncCoventor IncCustom Sensors & Technologies IncDayStar TechnologiesDendritic Nanotechnologies IncDenso CorporationDeutsche Telekom AGDow AgroSciences LLCDow Chemical Company (The)Dow Corning CorporationDuPont (E I du Pont de Nemours & Co)DuPont Central Research & DevelopmentDust NetworksD-Wave Systems IncEastman Chemical CompanyElan Corp plcEli Lilly & CompanyElpida Memory IncEmber CorporationEMCORE CorpEni SpAEvident Technologies IncExxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil)ExxonMobil ChemicalFEI CompanyFISO Technologies IncFlamel Technologies SAFormFactor IncFreescale Semiconductor IncFrontier Carbon CorporationFujitsu Laboratories LtdFujitsu LimitedGE Global ResearchGeneFluidics IncGenentech IncGeneral Electric Co (GE)GigOptix IncGlaxoSmithKline plcHarris & Harris Group IncHeadwaters IncHewlett-Packard Co (HP)Hewlett-Packard Laboratories (HP Labs)Hewlett-Packard Quantum Science ResearchHitachi Chemical DuPont MicroSystems LLCHitachi Global Storage Technologies IncHitachi High Technologies America IncHitachi LtdHoneywell International IncHybrid Plastics IncHyperion Catalysis InternationalIBM ResearchInfineon Technologies AGInMat IncInstitute for Soldier NanotechnologiesIntegrated Nano-Technologies LLCIntel CorpIntelliSense Software CorpIntematix CorporationInternational Business Machines Corp (IBM)JDS Uniphase CorporationJeol LtdJMAR LLCJohnson & JohnsonKeithley Instruments IncKereos IncKeystone Nano IncKeystone Nano IncKionix IncKnowles Electronics LLCKodak Research LaboratoriesKonarka Technologies IncKopin CorporationKovio IncLabNowLexmark International IncLife Technologies CorpL'Oreal SALuminex CorporationLuna InnovationsLux CapitalLuxtera IncMacronix International Co LtdMad City Labs IncManhattan Scientifics IncMedia Lario International SAMedtronic IncMEMSIC IncMEMX IncMerck & Co IncMicralyne IncMicrofabrica IncMicrofluidics International CorpMicrovision IncMitsubishi CorpMitsui & Co LtdMolecular Imprints IncMolecular Nanosystems IncMonsanto ComPhase Technologies IncMTS Systems CorporationMurata Manufacturing Co LtdNano Chem Tech Co LtdNano Mask IncNano Scale Surface Systems IncNanoBio CorporationNanoco TechnologiesNanocor IncNanocyl SANanofilmNanoGram CorpNanoMaterials Discovery CorpNanometrics IncNanomix IncNanophase Technologies CorpNanoptics IncNanoScale CorpNanospectra Biosciences IncNanosphere IncNanoSteel Company Inc (The)NanoString Technologies IncNanosys IncNano-Terra IncNano-Tex LLCNantero IncNanya Technology CorporationNEC CorporationNEC Laboratories America IncNeo Material Technologies IncNeoPhotonics CorpNovartis AGNovavax IncNovo-Nordisk ASNVE CorporationObducat ABOlivetti SpAOmron CorporationOwlstone Nanotech IncOxonica plcPalo Alto Research Center (PARC)Panasonic CorporationPanasonic Mobile Communications Co LtdPathoGenetix IncPfizer IncPhotronics IncPhysik Instrumente GmbH & CoPowerchip Technology CorpPrimet Precision MaterialsProcter & Gamble CopSivida CorpQD Vision IncQIAGEN NVQinetiq Group plcQualcomm IncQuantumSphere IncRAVE LLCRaydiance IncRaymor Industries IncRaytheon CoReade International CorpResearch Corporation TechnologiesRobert Bosch GmbHRohm & Haas CompanyRoyal Philips Electronics NVSamsung Electronics Co LtdSandvik ABSanofi SASANYO Electric Company LtdSchott AGSecond Sight Medical Products IncSeiko Epson CorporationSeraphima VenturesSFC Energy AGShell Oil CoShowa Denko KKSiemens AGSiemens Corporate TechnologySilicon Sensing Systems LtdSkyePharma plcSolicore IncSono-Tek CorporationSony CorporationSouthern Clay Products IncSouthWest NanoTechnologies IncSpire CorporationStarpharma Holdings LtdSTMicroelectronics NVSurModics IncSyngenta AGSystron Donner InertialTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC)Tegal CorporationTeijin LtdTeledyne DALSA Semiconductor IncTeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdTexas Instruments Inc (TI)ThingMagic LLCToshiba Corporate R&D CenterToshiba CorporationTotal SAToyota Motor CorporationTRW Automotive Holdings CorpUltratech IncUnidym IncUniversal Display CorpVeeco Instruments IncVTI Technologies OYXerox CorpXintek IncZettaCore IncZyvex Corporation

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