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commercial successes. ADA’s technology successes include the creation of three spin-off companies: Advanced Distributed Sensor Systems, Inc., Novin- da Corp., and Pronghorn Technologies, LLC. Head- quartered in Littleton, Colorado, ADA has received more than 180 research grants totaling more than $50 million. http://www.adatech.com


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dvanced Diamond Technologies, Inc. (ADT) announces the immediate availability of


Electrodes™ for advanced electrochemical


water treatment applications. Compared to con- ventional electrodes and incumbent boron-doped diamond (BDD) technologies, UNCD Electrodes deliver the power of diamond to the water treat- ment industry with a combination of long operating lifetimes and high current density capabilities which lower costs. ADT is also pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Klaris Corporation to promote and support the implemen- tation of the UNCD Electrode technology worldwide. http://www.thindiamond.com


dum of Agreement to explore potential areas of research collaboration in the rapidly growing area of nanotechnology in building materials. UWM research in cement-based materials includes a lightweight, du- rable and insulating aggregate that also floats, a con- crete composite infused with rubber, and concrete material that repels moisture so effectively, it can last for more than a century without maintenance. http://www.aecom.com


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ECOM, Inc. and the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (UWM) have signed a Memoran-


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he AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) has executed a definitive agreement under which AES has


agreed to acquire DPL Inc. (NYSE: DPL) in a transac- tion valued at $4.7 billion on an enterprise value ba- sis. Upon closing of the transaction, DPL will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of AES. DPL is the parent company of the Dayton Power & Light Company (DP&L).


Under the terms of the agreement, AES has agreed to pay $30 per share in cash to DPL shareholders. AES will pay a total of $3.5 billion in cash for the equity and assume $1.2 billion in net debt for a total transaction value of $4.7 billion. AES has commit- ted bridge financing in place from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Permanent financing will include a combination of non-recourse debt, the re-issuance of corporate debt at AES that was temporarily paid down in 2010 and cash on hand.


Through AES‘ diverse portfolio of thermal and re- newable fuel sources, AES provides affordable and sustainable energy in 28 countries. http://www.aes.com


with the HSHCA a high-quality capa- citive type humidi- ty sensor for use in digital cameras, mobile phones, PCs, and notebooks, in health care applica- tions, home appliances, robots and industrial ma- chines. The surface-mountable sensor is remarkable for its small dimensions of 2.5mm x 2.2mm x 1.0mm (W x D x H). It precisely detects relative humidity


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