Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that its Cary 7000 Universal Measurement Spectrophotometer has been named a 2014 R&D 100 Award winner. These prestigious awards recognize the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. “The revolutionary Cary 7000 system gives scientists a turnkey solution for research, development and quality assurance in materials analysis for thin films, coatings, optics, solar and glass,” said Philip Binns, Agilent vice president for spectroscopy products. “The fast, automated and flexible sampling of the Cary 7000, combined with its 10 Abs range, enables scientists and engineers to generate the highest-quality results even under the most difficult analysis conditions.” The Cary 7000 provides researchers with the highest quality and performance of any UV-Vis-NIR system available today. It enables manufacturers to reduce costs through faster time-to-market, more rigorous QA/QC and higher-quality finished goods. Product features include complete sample characterization, lower cost-per-analysis and improved data quality for advanced materials applications. The R&D 100 Awards have long been a benchmark of excellence for industry sectors as diverse as telecommunications, high-energy physics, software, manufacturing and biotechnology. Winners are selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine. This award marks the third consecutive year that Agilent spectrophotometers have been recognized as R&D 100 Award recipients. In 2013, the Agilent 8800 Triple Quadrupole ICP-MS won the award, and the Agilent 4100 Microwave Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectrometer (MP-AES) won in 2012. About Agilent Technologies Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company’s 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com. On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies, Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.
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