June 2014, Vol. 56, No. 3
TECHNOLOGIES & STRATEGIES FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
2014 LAB OF THE YEAR
8 Integration Realized
The 2014 Lab of the Year was built to help efficiently join power
systems, but it masters integration on several other levels.
11 Lab of the Year Judges/Vital Stats
12 New “Views” on Biocontainment Facility
Turning an obstacle into an opportunity, Payette constructed a new
paradigm for future biocontainment facilities.
14 A Shining Example for Veterinary Science
With attention to researchers, their needs and the public eye,
SRG Partnership created an artistic example for future life science
16 A Platinum Solution for Ocean Sciences
With a careful respect for the environment and site, Perkins+Will
created a beacon of sustainability and a highly collaborative campus
for ocean research.
18 Style Meets Substance
JEOL’s series of low-vacuum scanning electron microscopes get
equal doses of technological and stylistic improvements to appeal to a
changing customer base.
20 Fullerene-Free Organic Solar
37 Tech Aids Cancer Research
38 Hydrocarbon Free
The launch of a new vacuum pump line from Oerlikon Leybold marks
the arrival of a long-awaited development in turbomolecular pump
40 Cutting the Cord
A variety of laboratory instruments are taking a cue from the consumer
and industrial space, leaving the Ethernet cable behind.
42 Mobile Control in the Lab
As mobile devices now run lab instrumentation, today’s labs welcome
the 21st century.
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