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May 14th, 2007

Silicon Valley veteran turns to nanotech

If you're a "transmission-electron microscopy expert," Nanostellar Inc. 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 startup 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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