Veeco and Chinese Academy of Sciences open nanotech center in Beijing

Sept. 3, 2002 – Woodbury, NY – Veeco Instruments Inc. has established a China Nanotechnology Center facility (CNC) in Beijing, China.

The facility will be staffed with local scientists and engineers, and equipped with Veeco’s latest atomic force microscope, scanning tunneling microscope products, and other advanced nanotechnology application modules.

The CNC will be jointly operated with the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Day to day operations will be managed by Oliver Yeh, Veeco’s newly appointed GM for China. The CAS is a national institution for scientific research and promotes original scientific innovation and integration of key technologies. Institutes organized under the CAS auspices perform research and open up new directions of research, in particular in the area of nanometer sciences.

The CNC is located at Bei Yi Street, Zhong Guan Cun District, Beijing, 100080 China, and can be reached at +86 1391 799 2323.


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