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Fraunhofer

Joseph von . 1787--1826, German physicist and optician, who investigated spectra of the sun, planets, and fixed stars, and improved telescopes and other optical instruments

fraunhofer

[′frau̇n‚hōf·ər]
(spectroscopy)
A unit for measurement of the reduced width of a spectrum line such that a spectrum line's reduced width in fraunhofers equals 106 times its equivalent width divided by its wavelength.
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A leading German research and applied science society, Fraunhofer said the agreement also includes efforts to promote co-operation, exchange of experts and services between the Science Park and Fraunhofer Institutes for the purpose of mutual benefits.
Participants included over a dozen Fraunhofer experts from the fields of ICT, Energy, Efficient Building Technologies and Production Technologies etc.
The agreement allows LenioBio to use Fraunhofer IME's proprietary vector solution and technology for the cryopreservation of cell lysates.
By developing digital holography to become suitable for production, researchers at the Fraunhofer IPM have resolved this dilemma.
The Fraunhofer GoalRef system, which is licensed by FIFA, is an approach to GLT that uses a magnetic field within the goal and a specially designed ball bladder within the balls supplied by most major ball manufacturers.
Fraunhofer plays a critical role in Germany's manufacturing strength, though its role is not always well understood by manufacturers and policymakers outside of Germany.
In collaboration with Fraunhofer IIS: www.iis.fraunhofer.de/amm
At the same time Fraunhofer will establish a UK headquarters, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd, at the university, which will be the umbrella for further UK-based research centres in the future.
Fraunhofer's Institute for Building Physics IBP and Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE will provide planning and supervision services for the facade test centre (FTC) build in close collaboration with Masdar City.
"Fraunhofer ISE is one of the world's premier solar testing and research laboratories," said William Stueve, Atonometrics president and CEO.
Singapore, May 31, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore's capabilities in Interactive Digital Media (IDM) research will be boosted with the setting up of the Fraunhofer IDM Centre@NTU by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Fraunhofer) - Europe's largest institution for applied research.
The material, known as Arboform, was developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT in Germany.

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