SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - June 20, 2017) - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (
"China is a strategic and very fast growing market, and patent protection for all of our technologies, including our latest advanced version of LFS scintillation crystals, is key to the commercialization of our imaging products," said Dr. A.F. Zerrouk, Chairman, President, and CEO of Zecotek Photonics Inc. "We have developed a very strong network of strategic partners in China, including the recent relationship with the Shanghai EBO Optoelectronics Company, and securing patent protection within this jurisdiction is another significant accomplishment for our growing business. We very much enjoy our undisputed leadership in high performance scintillation crystals for use, primarily, in metabolic imaging scanners as well as in scientific and industrial imaging. Medical scanner OEMs in China are adopting the LFS as the crystal of choice and so are leading developers in Japan, Europe and the US. Australia and China were the first two countries to grant patents for the new advanced formulation and we have filed similar patent applications in important jurisdictions around the world. We look to continue to re-enforce and strengthen the patent for our line of LFS scintillation crystals and other technologies."
Zecotek's worldwide patent applications protects the latest and most advanced formulations of "off-stoichiometric" multi-doped lutetium oxide based scintillation silicate crystals (LFS-M). Stoichiometric formulations are known to have a matching number of reactants which produce full conversion of reactive groups into highly definable cross-linked products. However, intentional deviation from stoichiometric formulations, off-stoichiometric, enable the creation of products containing predictable amounts of other residual reactive groups which in turn enables the tuning of mechanical properties. By adopting the patented and strongly protected off-stoichiometric approach, Zecotek's scientific team has produced the fastest, brightest and most advanced LFS formulation available today.
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