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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

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Nanocrystals
Seth A. Coe-Sullivan/Courtesy of Nikon Instruments
Last year’s winner was Seth A. Coe-Sullivan. His winning picture was quantum dot nanocrystals deposited on a silicon substrate magnified 200x using polarized reflected light.
Forth Road Bridge
M G Bennett & Associates Ltd. is using SolidWorks to design key foundations for a new roof for Wembley Stadium and to help Scottish transportation authorities test the Forth Road Bridge in Edinburgh.
OLEDs
Novaled
Novaled's red top emission OLEDs provides 10 lumens per watt with a projected lifetime of 100,000 hours at 500 nits.
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Small World Competition Open For Entries

For the 31st consecutive year, Nikon Instruments (Melville, NY) will hold its Small World competition. The winner will be announced Oct. 6 at the Hudson Theatre in the Times Square section of New York City.

The Small World competition recognizes the fusion of science and art as captured through the lens of the optical microscope. This year's competition has been fueled by a record number of entries submitted by professional and amateur microscopists from around the globe.

Nikon has also announced the panel of judges for this year's competition. They are: Jennifer Waters, PhD, microscopy director, Harvard Medical Center (Boston); Emily Harrison, photography editor, Scientific American Magazine; Alexey L. Khodjakov, PhD, research scientist at the Wadsworth Center (Albany, NY); and guest consultant Michael Davidson, senior research engineer, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL).

For more information, visit www.nikonsmallworld.com.

Design Firm Hits The Roof, Mends a Bridge

M G Bennett & Associates Ltd. (Rotherham, UK), an engineering design consultancy firm, is using Office Professional software from SolidWorks (Concord, MA) to design a key foundation for the new Wembley Stadium roof. When the project is completed, it will be the longest opening roof structure in the world.

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