University of Maryland, et al., 48374 [E8-19172]

Download as PDF 48374 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 19, 2008 / Notices ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES (b) At least 15 percent but less than 25 percent—30 points; or (c) 25 percent or more—50 points. (3) Experience. The intermediary has actual experience in the administration of revolving loan funds and the preservation of Multi-Family Housing, with a successful record, for the following number of full years. Applicants must have actual experience in both the administration of revolving loan funds and the preservation of Multi-Family Housing in order to qualify for points under the selection criteria. If the number of years of experience differs between the two types of above listed experience, the type of experience with the lesser number of years will be used for the selection criteria. 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The items that will be considered are the amount of funds requested in relation to the amount of need; a particularly successful affordable housing development record; a service area with no other PRLF coverage; a service area with severe affordable housing problems; a service area with emergency conditions caused by a natural disaster; an innovative proposal; the quality of the proposed program; economic development plan from the local community, particularly a plan prepared as part of a request for an Empowerment Zone/Enterprise Community designation; or excellent utilization of an existing revolving loan fund program. The Administrator will document the reasons for the particular point allocation. VI. Appeal Process All adverse determinations regarding applicant eligibility and the awarding of points as part of the selection process are appealable. Instructions on the appeal process will be provided at the time an applicant is notified of the adverse action. 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Dated: August 6, 2008. Russell T. Davis, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. E8–19084 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration University of Maryland, et al. Notice of Consolidated Decision on Applications for Duty–Free Entry of Scientific Instruments This is a decision pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. .106–36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described below, for such purposes as each is intended to be used, that was being manufactured in the United States at the time of its order. Docket Number: 08–032. Applicant: University of Maryland, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, College Park, MD 20742. Instrument: Atomic Layer Deposition System. Manufacturer: Beneq Oy, Finland. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: This instrument is able to accommodate a variety of substrates of dissimilar sizes and shapes, including medical implants and flexible integrated circuits. The instrument also is able to accommodate 3–D samples and has a minimum of six sources per reactor. These features are required for the research. Docket Number: 08–036. Applicant: University of Maryland, College Park, PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 MD 20742. Instrument: Low Temperature Near Field Confocal Optical Microscope. Manufacturer: Nanonics Imaging Ltd, Israel. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: The instrument has the following features which are essential in performing the research: simultaneous NSOM/AFM/Confocal imaging, normal force sensing open system architecture (transmission, reflection and collection modes), temperature continuously adjustable from 8K to 300K, 5x1048 Torr high vacuum capability, large scanning range (50µm in the Z direction), fine NSOM spatial resolution (~50nm), multi–probe capability for independent pump probe measurement control, fast temporal resolution (~300fs). Docket Number: 08–038. Applicant: Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164–7040. Instrument: Piezoelectric Microarray Spotter. Manufacturer: Scienion AG, Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: The instrument has a unique feature which is a non–contact spotter to avoid interference from dust and sensitivity to shifts in relative humidity. Another essential feature is that the instrument is able to be used as a liquid handling robot. Docket Number: 08–039. Applicant: University of Michigan–Dearborn, Dearborn, MI 48128. Instrument: X–Ray Computer Tomography System. Manufacturer: Phoenix X–Ray Inc., Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: The instrument has an X–ray tube power high enough to penetrate metal alloy specimens which is required for the research. It also has a relatively high resolution which is also essential to the research. Dated: August 13, 2008. Faye Robinson, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


University of Maryland, et al.
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Notice of Consolidated Decision on 
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

This is a decision pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, 
Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-
651, as amended by Pub. .106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). 
Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 
2104, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Ave, NW, 
Washington, D.C.
Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. We know of no instruments 
of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instruments described 
below, for such purposes as each is intended to be used, that was being 
manufactured in the United States at the time of its order.
Docket Number: 08-032. Applicant: University of Maryland, Institute for 
Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, College Park, MD 20742. 
Instrument: Atomic Layer Deposition System. Manufacturer: Beneq Oy, 
Finland. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. 
Reasons: This instrument is able to accommodate a variety of substrates 
of dissimilar sizes and shapes, including medical implants and flexible 
integrated circuits. The instrument also is able to accommodate 3-D 
samples and has a minimum of six sources per reactor. These features 
are required for the research.
Docket Number: 08-036. Applicant: University of Maryland, College Park, 
MD 20742. Instrument: Low Temperature Near Field Confocal Optical 
Microscope. Manufacturer: Nanonics Imaging Ltd, Israel. Intended Use: 
See notice at 73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: The instrument has 
the following features which are essential in performing the research: 
simultaneous NSOM/AFM/Confocal imaging, normal force sensing open 
system architecture (transmission, reflection and collection modes), 
temperature continuously adjustable from 8K to 300K, 5x10[hzbar][bds8] 
Torr high vacuum capability, large scanning range (50[micro]m in the Z 
direction), fine NSOM spatial resolution (~50nm), multi-probe 
capability for independent pump probe measurement control, fast 
temporal resolution (~300fs).
Docket Number: 08-038. Applicant: Washington State University, Pullman, 
Washington 99164-7040. Instrument: Piezoelectric Microarray Spotter. 
Manufacturer: Scienion AG, Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 73 FR 
45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: The instrument has a unique feature 
which is a non-contact spotter to avoid interference from dust and 
sensitivity to shifts in relative humidity. Another essential feature 
is that the instrument is able to be used as a liquid handling robot.
Docket Number: 08-039. Applicant: University of Michigan-Dearborn, 
Dearborn, MI 48128. Instrument: X-Ray Computer Tomography System. 
Manufacturer: Phoenix X-Ray Inc., Germany. Intended Use: See notice at 
73 FR 45209, August 4, 2008. Reasons: The instrument has an X-ray tube 
power high enough to penetrate metal alloy specimens which is required 
for the research. It also has a relatively high resolution which is 
also essential to the research.

    Dated: August 13, 2008.
Faye Robinson,
Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff, Import Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-19172 Filed 8-18-08; 8:45 am]
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