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The technical program shedule for IMAPS 2005 -- the 38th International Symposium on Microelectronics -- is now available, at www.imaps2005.org. The program includes 16 professional development courses and sessions on topics such as wirebonding, advanced thermal management, advanced packaging, business and technical issues in lead-free conversion, plating for electronics, optoelectronic packaging for telecommunications and biomedicine, and adhesion fundamentals. IMAPS 2005 will be held Sept. 25-29 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia. . . . Janos Technology Inc., a supplier of precision infrared optical components, lenses and assemblies for commercial OEM, aerospace, military, astronomy and R&D markets, recently moved from Townshend, Vt. to a facility in Keene, N.H. The new address is: 55 Black Brook Road, Keene, NH 03431; phone: (603) 757-0070; fax: (603) 757-0069. The company said the 40,000-square-foot facility includes a new anti-reflection coating clean room and coating equipment and enables it to produce high-powered laser optics. The plant will house the company's 80 employees, with an additional 15 positions created. To view job postings, visit: www.janostech.com/index.php?t=company/employment . . . QuantumSphere Inc., a Cost Mesa, Calif., manufacturer of metallic nanopowders for propellants, munitions and other energy applications in the aerospace, defense, energy and other advanced material markets, has retained Natural Carbon LLC, a San Jose market development firm, to assist it with product marketing and expansion into applications for water hydrolysis, biomedical and renewable energy. QuantumSphere, makes nanonickel for fuel cells, magnetic medical products, bio sensors, filtration devices and additives for plastics and electromagnetic frequency shielding.
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