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May 6th, 2007

A valley elder statesman turns to nanotechnology

f you're a "transmission-electron microscopy expert," Nanostellar may have a job for you. There is also an opening for a chemist; minimal qualifications include a doctorate.

"We have about 30 employees now, and 21 have Ph.D's," said Bill Miller, Nanostellar's chairman and one of its founders. The Redwood City start-up applies super-small nanotechnology - "quantum chemistry" - to catalytic converters that give a molecular cleansing to diesel engine exhaust. While the company is already shipping some products, Miller said Nanostellar "is still deeply scientific at this stage."


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