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Zecotek Photonics Inc.
Zecotek's Proprietary MAPD Solid-State Photo Detectors Selected by the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V:ZMS) (Frankfurt:W1I) today announced that the Swiss-based Paul Scherrer Institute has selected Zecotek's proprietary Micro-pixel Avalanche Photo Diodes (MAPD) for trials in its next-generation Positron Emission Tomography (PET) medical imaging program. The Paul Scherrer Institute PET program is focused on advancing improvements in sensitivity, spatial resolution and image quality in PET scanners, based on the understanding that advances in PET are driven largely by progress in instrumentation, in particular the performance of scintillation materials, photo-detectors and read-out electronics. Higher resolution PET scanners will provide more detailed diagnoses, result in improved patient outcomes and broaden PET applications in brain function analysis and diagnosis.
Ethisphere Magazine Names Steelcase Inc.'s Allan Smith to 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Allan W. Smith of Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS), the world's largest manufacturer of office furniture, was ranked seventy-ninth in the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics listing by Ethisphere Magazine, a global publication dedicated to illuminating the important correlation between ethics and profit. The list of individuals, which appeared in the Q4 issue in December 2007, were recognized for inspiring change in business ethics.