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University of Alberta Scanning Tunneling Microscope

June 20, 2014
Edmonton, Alberta

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Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized scanning tunneling microscope.

Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized microscope.

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Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized scanning tunneling microscope.

Left to Right: Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer, Dean of Science, University of Alberta; Ken Gordon, President and CEO, Quantum Silicon Inc.; Dr. Lorne Babiuk, Vice-President of Research, University of Alberta; Dr. Robert Wolkow, Chief Technical Officer, Quantum Silicon Inc.; and the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, at the U of A microscope funding announcement.

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Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized scanning tunneling microscope.

Minister Rempel speaks to members of the media following the announcement.

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Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized scanning tunneling microscope.

Minister Rempel listens as Dr. Wolkow explains how the scanning tunneling microscope will help advance leading-edge atomic computing technologies.

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Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized scanning tunneling microscope.

The scanning tunneling microscope. As the first of its kind in North America, this microscope will enable researchers and scientists to analyze electron dynamics and nanostructures at an atomic level.

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Minister Rempel announces $1.1 million, through the Western Diversification Program, toward the University of Alberta’s purchase of a specialized scanning tunneling microscope.

Another view of the scanning tunneling microscope. As the first of its kind in North America, this microscope will enable researchers and scientists to analyze electron dynamics and nanostructures at an atomic level.

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $1.1 million to help advance leading-edge atomic computing technologies. News Release >