WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 3 -- Veeco Instruments Inc. has established a China Nanotechnology Center facility (CNC) in Beijing, China, to be jointly operated with the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
The facility will be staffed with local scientists and engineers and equipped with Veeco's atomic force microscope, scanning tunneling microscope products and other advanced nanotechnology application modules. The center will be managed by Oliver Yeh, Veeco's newly appointed general manager for China. The CAS is a national institution for scientific research and promotes original scientific innovation and integration of key technologies.
"China is experiencing rapid growth in nanotechnology, R&D and industrial applications. The newly established CNTC is evidence of Veeco's continuing commitment to our R&D customers in China and the Asia Pacific region," said Michael Weiss, vice president and general manager of Veeco's Asian operations.
"We will have highly trained scientists working on leading-edge AFMs and STMs to further advance state-of-the-art nanotechnology and to broaden its numerous applications in science and industry," he said.
The CNC is located at Bei Yi St., Zhong Guan Cun District, Beijing, 100080 China (phone: +86 1391 799 2323).
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