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MHI Contributes to Successful Acquisition of First Observation Images by JAXA's "XRISM" X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission Satellite

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Friday, February 9, 2024

MHI technology supported the data acquisition of the distribution and chemical composition of high-temperature plasma weaving through the galaxies by the XRISM satellite's onboard soft X-ray imager (Xtend) and soft X-ray spectrometer (Resolve).

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  • MHI technology supported the data acquisition of the distribution and chemical composition of high-temperature plasma weaving through the galaxies by the XRISM satellite's onboard soft X-ray imager (Xtend) and soft X-ray spectrometer (Resolve).
  • XRISM's mission is to document, in unprecedented detail, the formation of stars, galaxies and galaxy clusters.
  • MHI, which serves as manufacturer of the mission instruments, is responsible for designing and manufacturing Xtend's X-ray charge coupled devices (CCD) (Note2) detector and the data processors for Xtend and Resolve.
  • The mission data processors employed on both Xtend and Resolve are "SOI-SOC2" satellite-mounted microprocessor units (MPUs) jointly developed by JAXA and MHI.

Smart Lander for Investigating Moon “SLIM” Achieves World’s First High-Precision Landing on the Moon

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that the Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM), a spacecraft developed by the company under contract with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), successfully achieved a high-precision landing on the lunar surface at 00:20 a.m. (Japan Standard Time) on January 20.

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  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that the Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM), a spacecraft developed by the company under contract with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), successfully achieved a high-precision landing on the lunar surface at 00:20 a.m. (Japan Standard Time) on January 20.
  • High-precision landing technology for the precise positioning of spacecraft will become increasingly important for future lunar and planetary exploration.
  • Mitsubishi Electric was awarded a contract in 2015 with primary responsibility for the design, manufacture and testing of the SLIM at the company’s Kamakura Works in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
  • In collaboration with JAXA, Mitsubishi Electric also developed the guidance, navigation and control (GNC) system used for high-precision landings.

Smart Lander for Investigating Moon "SLIM" Touches Down on Moon

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that its Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM), developed by the company under contract with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), successfully landed on the lunar surface at 00:20 a.m. on January 20 (Japan Standard Time).

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  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that its Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM), developed by the company under contract with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), successfully landed on the lunar surface at 00:20 a.m. on January 20 (Japan Standard Time).
  • This is Japan's first lunar landing, making it the fifth country to safely land a spacecraft on the Moon, joining Russia (Soviet Union), the United States, China and India.
  • The SLIM was developed to demonstrate high-precision landing technology on the Moon using a small spacecraft and to increase the frequency of lunar and planetary exploration with a lightweight lunar and planetary probe system.
  • Mitsubishi Electric and its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Defense and Space Technologies Corporation (MEDS) developed the lander's core onboard equipment, including:
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Japan’s First Moon Lander Touches Down with Renesas’ Rad-Hard ICs on Board

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Monday, January 22, 2024

The Moon landing represents a significant milestone for Japan, as it becomes only the fifth country to successfully touch down and operate a lunar lander, after Russia, the United States, China and India.

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  • The Moon landing represents a significant milestone for Japan, as it becomes only the fifth country to successfully touch down and operate a lunar lander, after Russia, the United States, China and India.
  • JAXA is currently investigating the specifics of its pinpoint landing and plans to release further information in the coming weeks.
  • The spacecraft is engineered to achieve exceptional landing precision, due to a vision-based object detection system and its lightweight, compact design.
  • This five-months-long mission is intended to help the scientific community learn about the origin of the Moon.

Launch Result of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.47 (H-IIA F47) which carries aboard XRISM and SLIM

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Thursday, September 7, 2023

TOKYO, Sept 7, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.(MHI) has launched the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.

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  • TOKYO, Sept 7, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.(MHI) has launched the H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.
  • 47 (H-IIA F47) carries aboard "XRISM(1)" and "SLIM(2)" produced by JAXA at 8:42:11am, September 7, 2023.
  • XRISM separated approximately 14 minutes 9 seconds after launch and SLIM separated approximately 47 minutes 33 seconds after launch, as planned.
  • MHI expresses sincere appreciation for the support by all.

Mass Spectrometry Market worth $6.8 billion | MarketsandMarkets

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Monday, June 26, 2023

In summary, the mass spectrometry market offers high sensitivity, structural characterization, versatility, quantitative analysis, selectivity, rapid analysis, and advancements in data analysis.

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  • In summary, the mass spectrometry market offers high sensitivity, structural characterization, versatility, quantitative analysis, selectivity, rapid analysis, and advancements in data analysis.
  • Mass Spectrometry Market – Report Highlights:
    In this report, mass spectrometry are considered, along with tables and accessories, used for healthcare applications pharmaceutical industries.
  • The study consists of the average selling price (ASP) analysis for different products in the mass spectrometry market.
  • These companies have emerged as key market players in recent years due to their products and various strategic investments undertaken in the mass spectrometry market space.

Mass Spectrometry Market worth $6.8 billion | MarketsandMarkets

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Monday, June 26, 2023

In summary, the mass spectrometry market offers high sensitivity, structural characterization, versatility, quantitative analysis, selectivity, rapid analysis, and advancements in data analysis.

Key Points: 
  • In summary, the mass spectrometry market offers high sensitivity, structural characterization, versatility, quantitative analysis, selectivity, rapid analysis, and advancements in data analysis.
  • Mass Spectrometry Market – Report Highlights:
    In this report, mass spectrometry are considered, along with tables and accessories, used for healthcare applications pharmaceutical industries.
  • The study consists of the average selling price (ASP) analysis for different products in the mass spectrometry market.
  • These companies have emerged as key market players in recent years due to their products and various strategic investments undertaken in the mass spectrometry market space.

MOBILion to Showcase Innovations in Separation Science - New Capabilities and Application Workflows at ASMS 2023

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Thursday, June 1, 2023

MOBILion's high-resolution ion mobility product, MOBIE®, provides the industry's highest resolution, full mass range, single pass ion mobility separation capability.

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  • MOBILion's high-resolution ion mobility product, MOBIE®, provides the industry's highest resolution, full mass range, single pass ion mobility separation capability.
  • In six seminar presentations, industry collaborators will present data demonstrating the unique ability to solve their analytical challenges with high-resolution ion mobility (HRIM-MS).
  • ASMS provides the perfect venue to share our latest advancements and foster collaborations that will drive innovation forward."
  • To obtain further details regarding MOBILion Systems' presence at ASMS 2023 and to register for the events, please visit: https://info.mobilionsystems.com/asms2023 .

MOBILion Announces Joint Research Collaboration to be Conducted with EPA for PFAS Analysis

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Thursday, May 25, 2023

today announced a joint project to be conducted with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aimed at developing analytical methods for the addition of high-resolution ion-mobility into existing Per- and Polyfluoralkyl (PFAS) non-targeted analysis (NTA) high-resolution mass spectrometry (investigations at the EPA laboratory in Research Triangle Park North Carolina).

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  • today announced a joint project to be conducted with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) aimed at developing analytical methods for the addition of high-resolution ion-mobility into existing Per- and Polyfluoralkyl (PFAS) non-targeted analysis (NTA) high-resolution mass spectrometry (investigations at the EPA laboratory in Research Triangle Park North Carolina).
  • EPA will use NTA analytical techniques to investigate the presence of PFAS in environmental samples utilizing MOBILion's high-resolution ion mobility (HRIM) platform.
  • This collaboration is made possible via a materials cooperative research and development agreement (MCRADA) between MOBILion and EPA.
  • "MOBILion is excited to collaborate with EPA on this important project, which has the potential to improve our understanding of PFAS contamination and enhance environmental safety," said Melissa Sherman, MOBILion CEO.

MOBILion Systems to Expand Applications of SLIM Separation Technology with License to TOFWERK AG

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Thursday, May 18, 2023

CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILion Systems Inc. and Thun, Switzerland-based TOFWERK AG have announced a sublicensing agreement for the development of an ion mobility/time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometry product based on Structures for Lossless Ion Manipulation (SLIM) separation technology.

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  • CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILion Systems Inc. and Thun, Switzerland-based TOFWERK AG have announced a sublicensing agreement for the development of an ion mobility/time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometry product based on Structures for Lossless Ion Manipulation (SLIM) separation technology.
  • TOFWERK provides innovative solutions for chemical analysis, developing time-of-flight mass spectrometers for applications that demand exceptional speed and sensitivity.
  • "We are excited to be able to expand applications and continue to demonstrate the impact of the SLIM platform technology more broadly.
  • TOFWERK's expertise in this market will accelerate the implementation of the SLIM technology to address customers' needs in volatile compound analysis."