10 Negative-Stiffness Vibration Isolation Facilitates
Growth of Large Crystals
Elimination of external vibrations plays a key role in crystals destined for use in
detecting gamma rays from materials like plutonium and highly enriched uranium.
13 What Do the New Sterile Compounding Pharmacy
Regulations Mean to You?
The Drug Quality and Security Act became law in November and its full impact has
yet to be felt.
16 Pushing Process and Product Development in
Using a specialty foundry can address some of the hurdles impeding concept to product.
18 Energy Resolutions for a New Year
Advice for lowering operating costs through energy-saving options.
20 Energy Sciences Building Breaks New Ground at Argonne
The design of the new ESB reflects the energy-focused research done at Argonne and
brings transparency and collaboration to the work environment.
22 Zero Tolerance, Bans, and De Minimis
There is no such thing as “nothing.”
24 Cleanroom Furniture Product
8 Building the Case for
Pre-engineered solutions can
provide flexibility in cleanroom
6 From the Editor
26 Cleanroom Tip
courtesy of Noel