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  • Kavli%20til%20SMN Fred Kavli at SMN Sep 9, 2011 11:39 AM

    The 84-year old Fred Kavli was impressed by Helmer Fjellvåg and Bengt Svensson's presentation of the research at SMN.

  • norfab-opening The Norwegian Micro- and Nanofabrication Facility officially opened Aug 10, 2011 10:34 AM

    The official opening of The Norwegian Micro- and Nanofabrication Facility took place at UiO on the 16th of June. The Minister of Research and Higher Education Tora Aasland participated in the opening ceremony.

  • eng-smn-wafer New invention reduces the electricity consumption with ten percent Mar 15, 2011 11:40 AM

    A new material - silicon carbide (SiC) - has a key to energy saving. With this material in electronical components we can reduce the power consumption of the western world with ten percent.

  • smn-014-norfab Extended cleanroom capacity Mar 14, 2011 01:27 PM

    During the course of the spring of 2011, SMN will step into the new network Norwegian Micro- and NanoFabrication Facility (NorFab), together with NTNU, HiVE and SINTEF. This means that there will be more cleanroom facilities at disposal for the research within micro- and nanotechnology.