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Home > Press > Unidym’s Dr. Paul Drzaic Speaking at Materials Research Society Fall Meeting

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Unidym, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR), announced that Unidym's Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Paul Drzaic, will be presenting an invited lecture today at the Materials Research Society in Boston, MA. Dr. Drzaic's presentation, entitled "Carbon Nanotube Network, a New Electronic Material" will provide a perspective on some exciting opportunities in large area and flexible electronic devices enabled by carbon nanotube technology.

Unidym’s Dr. Paul Drzaic Speaking at Materials Research Society Fall Meeting

MENLO PARK, CA | Posted on November 27th, 2007

Dr. Drzaic will discuss recent development work performed within Unidym, as well as research performed by Unidym founder Professor George Gruner at UCLA, in the area of printable carbon nanotube electronics. Current and potential applications of carbon nanotube electronics, including touch panels, displays, and photovoltaics, will also be noted. This invited lecture will be held in the MRS Symposium on "Large-Area Processing and Patterning for Active Optical and Electronic Devices," which will cover state of the art development in large area and flexible electronics from around the world.

About the Materials Research Society

In the late 1960s, a few forward-looking individuals, with an eye toward advancing the cause of interdisciplinary research, envisioned a "materials-blind" society and made that vision a reality—the Materials Research Society. The Society's core principles were interdisciplinarity, focused symposia, and greater interaction among researchers. Today, MRS has over 14,000 members--researchers in the ever-expanding field of materials science.

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About Unidym, Inc.
Unidym ( http://www.unidym.com ) is a leader in the manufacture and application of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), a novel material with extraordinary electrical, thermal, and mechanical properties. Unidym provides bulk materials, CNT-enabled products, and intellectual property to a wide range of customers and business partners. As a result of its recent merger with Carbon Nanotechnologies, Inc., Unidym possesses a foundational patent portfolio that covers nearly every aspect of CNT manufacturing and processing as well as multiple product applications.

Unidym is focused on the electronics industry where its initial products include transparent electrodes for touch screens, flat panel displays, solar cells, and solid state lighting; electrodes for fuel cells; and thin film transistors for printable electronics. Unidym is also pursuing a cross-industry partnership strategy to capture value from the wide ranging uses of CNTs. Unidym’s licensing program, technical expertise and manufacturing facilities can enable partners to rapidly develop CNT solutions for their specific applications. Unidym is a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ARWR) For more information about Arrowhead, please visit http://www.arrowheadresearch.com .

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Unidym, Inc.
Robert Bismuth, 650-462-1935

or
Arrowhead Research
Virginia Dadey, 212-541-3707

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