Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 11200-11202 [2011-4517]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 11200 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2011 / Notices the study of unicellular photosynthetic cells, arachnid systematics, and geochronology and provenance studies. The instrument will allow high quality, high throughput flow with a scope of advanced capability. It will also allow uncoated museum samples to be viewed without damage. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 13, 2011. Docket Number: 11–005. Applicant: National Institute of Standards and Technology, DOC, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305–3328. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study semiconductor, metallic magnetic and nanostructured materials’ structure and composition, with nanoscale and atomic level resolution. The required capabilities that the instrument provides include high resolution energy filtered and scanning transmission electron miscroscopy, convergent beam and selected area electron diffraction, and electron energy loss and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 14, 2011. Docket Number: 11–006. Applicant: University of Vermont, 19 Roosevelt Hwy., Suite 120 Colchester, Vermont 65446. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to investigate advanced glycation end product localization using postembedding immunoelectron microscopy techniques on thin sections from human cardiac biopsies. Required characteristics of the instrument include 120 kV accelerating voltage, and an electron gun assembly with Cool Beam Illumination System—LaB6 filament standard. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 19, 2011. Docket Number: 11–007. Applicant: University of Arkansas, Office of Business Affairs, ADMN 321 Physics Fayetteville, AR 72701. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Inc., the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to complement the FEI instruments already installed at the facility, and be used to provide highresolution imaging, spectroscopy, and sample preparation capabilities. The VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:42 Feb 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 instrument has a unique 5-axis motorized eucentric specimen stage which reads out and displays all 5 axes with an accuracy of 0.01 microns and 0.01 degrees. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 24, 2011. Docket Number: 11–015. Applicant: The Regents of the University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, M/S 71R0259, Berkeley, CA 94720. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: Carl Zeiss SMT, Inc., Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to investigate the structure and composition of inorganic, polymer and biological nano-materials. The instrument allows for the employment of transmission microscopy techniques, such as high-resolution imaging and tomography, cryo-imaging, energyfiltered imaging, energy loss spectroscopy and selected-area diffraction. It meets the necessary specifications of the research, including stability of sample stage and image with respect to thermal drift and external vibration, flexibility of stage motions, flexibility of software for signal acquisition and image processing, overall system stability, and ease of use. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: December 7, 2010. Dated: February 23, 2011. Gregory Campbell, Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. 2011–4515 Filed 2–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89–651, as amended by Pub. L. 106– 36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to be used, are being manufactured in the United States. Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be postmarked on or before March 21, PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2011. Address written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 10–034. Applicant: University of Colorado, 12801 E. 17th Ave., RC1 South, Rm 10101, Box 6511, Mailstop 8101, Aurora, CO 80045. Instrument: Singer MSM System 300TSA. Manufacturer: Singer Instrument Co. Ltd., United Kingdom. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to manipulate yeast cells and spores for genetic analysis and construction of strains with particular mutations, pedigree analysis, cell and zygote isolation and cell cycle and cell aging studies. The instrument consists of a micromanipulator device attached to a microscope with a computerized stage that allows the user to keep track of the position. It also has a CCD camera video monitor that reduces the eye strain caused by prolonged peering through microscope objectives. The components of this instrument are specifically designed for work with yeast cells. This instrument is unique because it has a motorized stage, which can be programmed to automatically move to predetermined positions, and the joystick electronic. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 12, 2011. Docket Number: 10–077. Applicant: University of Chicago LLC, Operators of Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Batch Furnace. Manufacturer: NGK Insulators Ltd., Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used in the synthesis of cathode materials for lithium ion batteries. In particular, the instrument will be applied during the last step of the synthesis—the calcination of the cathode material. The techniques used in calcinations are very dependent on the calcination furnace. This instrument’s furnace allows for heating in oxygen flow. The uniformity of heating and oxygen flow is critical to obtain the cathode material because the temperature, together with the oxygen flow, ensures the removal of aqueous residues on the material. The material must be free of water because lithium and water can react and have fatal consequences. This batch furnace includes high distribution of the sample (multiple trays), which allows for faster drying and greater uniformity than a E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2011 / Notices conventional furnace. This batch furnace also has an oxygen control system that has a 10kg batch size. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: October 14, 2010. Docket Number: 11–001. Applicant: Michigan State University, 2555 Engineering Building, Department of Mechanical Engineering, East Lansing, MI 48824–1226. Instrument: Diode Pumped High Speed Nd: YAG laser system. Manufacturer: Edgewave GmbH, Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will be used as a diagnostics equipment to study high temperature combustion occurring in a rotary type engine called a ‘‘wave disk engine.’’ The laser will be used to pump a dye laser to generate ultra-violet light which can be used to track chemical species during combustion. The main diagnostics technique will be planar laser fluorescence (PLIF) imaging where the laser light is used to excite target gas species, which can then be imaged using an intensified CCD camera. The main feature of the laser, which is particularly suited for the necessary application, is the beam profile (M2<2) and energy stability over lengthy operation times, which is critical when quantifying combustion species using PLIF over different operation modes. This is the only laser that can do sub 10 ns pulses with all the different specifications. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: December 2, 2010. Docket Number: 11–009. Applicant: UChicago Argonne LLC, 9700 South Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439–4873. Instrument: Electrode Coater. Manufacturer: A–Pro Co., Ltd, South Korea. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to aid the development of novel lithium-ion battery materials. The experiments to be conducted with this instrument involve making electrodes for lithium-ion cells with varying amounts and types of active materials in the electrodes and electrolytes. The cells are then subjected to electrochemical performance testing to determine the influence of the active materials under test. The objective is to make lithiumion cells in a rigid cylindrical (18650) format and compare the results against lithium-ion cells made in a flexible (pouch) format. Key to this research is the ability to make high quality electrodes that can be used in either the 18650 cell or pouch cells. These VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:42 Feb 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 electrodes are made with an electrode coating machine that needs to be semiautomated and suitable for a laboratory environment, and specially tailored for lithium-ion electrodes. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 24, 2011. Docket Number: 11–010. Applicant: University of Wisconsin—Madison Materials Science Center, 1509 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706. Instrument: Vitrobot Mark IV. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to directly obtain real-space images of native surfactant nanostrutctures in aqueous solutions. Typical materials include samples of a poly(vinyl-alcohol)-derived block copolymer surfactant in aqueous solution, beta-peptide nanorods, and highly ordered lyotropic liquid crystalline aggregates. The experiments to be conducted are to make various combinations of the basic molecules in aqueous solution, and vitrify the samples so they can be placed in an electron microscope to study how the mixtures choose to self-assemble. The specific features that make this instrument unique include the folllowing: instrumental parameters must be computer controlled and enable storing of parameter protocols, including humidity, blotting time and pressure, and equilibration time; mitigation of errors must be derived from the handling of TEM grids including loading, application of sample, plunging, and transfer to storage by automating some of these tasks; and sample blotting must be done automatically with user controlled programmable blot times and pressures. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 21, 2011. Docket Number: 11–011. Applicant: National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University, 1 Cyclotron Laboratory South Shaw Lane East Lansing, MI 48824–1321. Instrument: Differential Plunger Device. Manufacturer: Institut fur Kernphysik—Universitat zu koln (Cologne Univ.), Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to measure lifetimes of bound and unbound states in rare isotopes with rare isotope beams. Collective motions of nuclei and nuclear reactions will be studied using rare isotope beams. Rare PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11201 isotopes will be produced using nuclear reactions of stable isotopes accelerated by the existing coupled cyclotron facility. The instrument is specific to the research in level lifetime measurements of rare isotopes. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 25, 2011. Docket Number: 11–014. Applicant: Purdue University, Herrick Laboratories, 140 S. Martin Jischke Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Instrument: Vibration Test System—Shaker in Trunion with Matching Amplifier and Cooling Blower. Manufacturer: TIRA, Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to look at the dynamic response of flexible structures. It is a general purpose electrodynamic vibration exciter that will facilitate projects involving phenomenon such as near-resonant linear and nonlinear behaviors, structural health monitoring, vibration amplification and attenuation, and energy harvesting. Features of the instrument include its arbitrary excitation angle, large frequency, force, displacement range and spectral output purity. This instrument was unique in that it included the ability to rotate to varying degrees. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 7, 2011. Docket Number: 11–017. Applicant: UChicago Argonne, LLC, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Electron Guns for Caribu EBIS Charge Breeder. Manufacturer: Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Russia. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study and optimize parameters of the Electron Beam Ion Source (EBIS) charge breeder for effective further acceleration of rare isotope ion beams by the Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System (ATLAS). The experiments conducted will include off-line optimization of EBIS charge breeder efficiency by optimization of ion beam injection and extraction optics. The main requirement to the EBIS charge breeder is its high efficiency and long maintenance free operational period. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: February 2, 2011. E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 11202 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2011 / Notices February 23, 2011. Gregory Campbell, Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office. [FR Doc. 2011–4517 Filed 2–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Initiation of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: In accordance with section 751(c) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is automatically initiating a five-year review (‘‘Sunset Review’’) of the antidumping duty orders and AGENCY: DOC Case No. A–427–602 A–428–602 A–475–601 A–588–704 A–580–839 A–583–833 A–821–811 ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ........... ITC Case No. 731–TA–313 731–TA–317 731–TA–314 731–TA–379 731–TA–825 731–TA–826 731–TA–856 ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... ...... jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Initiation of Review In accordance with 19 CFR 351.218(c), we are initiating the Sunset Review of the following antidumping duty orders and suspended investigation: Product Department contact France ................ Germany ............ Italy .................... Japan ................. South Korea ....... Taiwan ............... Russia ................ Brass Sheet & Strip (3rd Review) .................. Brass Sheet & Strip (3rd Review) .................. Brass Sheet & Strip (3rd Review) .................. Brass Sheet & Strip (3rd Review) .................. Polyester Staple Fiber (2nd Review) .............. Polyester Staple Fiber (2nd Review) .............. Ammonium Nitrate (2nd Review) .................... David Goldberger (202) 482–4136. David Goldberger (202) 482–4136. David Goldberger (202) 482–4136. David Goldberger (202) 482–4136. Dana Mermelstein (202) 482–1391. Dana Mermelstein (202) 482–1391. Sally Gannon (202) 482–0162. As a courtesy, we are making information related to Sunset proceedings, including copies of the pertinent statue and Department’s regulations, the Department schedule for Sunset Reviews, a listing of past revocations and continuations, and current service lists, available to the public on the Department’s Internet Web site at the following address: ‘‘http://ia.ita.doc.gov/sunset/.’’ All submissions in these Sunset Reviews must be filed in accordance with the Department’s regulations regarding format, translation, service, and certification of documents. These rules can be found at 19 CFR 351.303. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.103 (d), the Department will maintain and make available a service list for these proceedings. To facilitate the timely preparation of the service list(s), it is requested that those seeking recognition as interested parties to a proceeding contact the Department in writing within 10 days of the publication of the Notice of Initiation. Because deadlines in Sunset Reviews can be very short, we urge interested parties to apply for access to proprietary information under administrative 18:42 Feb 28, 2011 Background The Department’s procedures for the conduct of Sunset Reviews are set forth in its Procedures for Conducting FiveYear (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders, 63 FR 13516 (March 20, 1998) and 70 FR 62061 (October 28, 2005). Guidance on methodological or analytical issues relevant to the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews is set forth in the Department’s Policy Bulletin 98.3 —Policies Regarding the Conduct of Five-Year (‘‘Sunset’’) Reviews of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders: Policy Bulletin, 63 FR 18871 (April 16, 1998). Country Filing Information VerDate Mar<15>2010 suspended investigation listed below. The International Trade Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) is publishing concurrently with this notice its notice of Institution of Five-Year Review which covers the same orders. DATES: Effective Date: March 1, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department official identified in the Initiation of Review section below at AD/CVD Operations, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. For information from the Commission contact Mary Messer, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission at (202) 205–3193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Jkt 223001 protective order (‘‘APO’’) immediately following publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The Department’s regulations on submission of proprietary information and eligibility to receive access to business proprietary information under APO can be found at 19 CFR 351.304– 306. Information Required From Interested Parties Domestic interested parties defined in section 771(9)(C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.102(b) wishing to participate in a Sunset Review must respond not later than 15 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation by filing a notice of intent to participate. The required contents of the notice of intent to participate are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(ii). In accordance with the Department’s regulations, if we do not receive a notice of intent to participate from at least one domestic interested party by the 15-day deadline, the Department will automatically revoke the order without further review. See 19 CFR 351.218(d)(1)(iii). If we receive an order-specific notice of intent to participate from a domestic PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 interested party, the Department’s regulations provide that all parties wishing to participate in the Sunset Review must file complete substantive responses not later than 30 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register of this notice of initiation. The required contents of a substantive response, on an order-specific basis, are set forth at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(3). Note that certain information requirements differ for respondent and domestic parties. Also, note that the Department’s information requirements are distinct from the Commission’s information requirements. Please consult the Department’s regulations for information regarding the Department’s conduct of Sunset Reviews.1 Please consult the Department’s regulations at 19 CFR part 351 for definitions of terms and for other general information concerning antidumping and 1 In comments made on the interim final sunset regulations, a number of parties stated that the proposed five-day period for rebuttals to substantive responses to a notice of initiation was insufficient. This requirement was retained in the final sunset regulations at 19 CFR 351.218(d)(4). As provided in 19 CFR 351.302(b), however, the Department will consider individual requests to extend that five-day deadline based upon a showing of good cause. E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments

    Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and 
Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, as amended 
by Pub. L. 106-36; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301), we invite comments 
on the question of whether instruments of equivalent scientific value, 
for the purposes for which the instruments shown below are intended to 
be used, are being manufactured in the United States.
    Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the 
regulations and be postmarked on or before March 21, 2011. Address 
written comments to Statutory Import Programs Staff, Room 3720, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230. Applications may be 
examined between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of 
Commerce in Room 3720.
    Docket Number: 10-034. Applicant: University of Colorado, 12801 E. 
17th Ave., RC1 South, Rm 10101, Box 6511, Mailstop 8101, Aurora, CO 
80045. Instrument: Singer MSM System 300TSA. Manufacturer: Singer 
Instrument Co. Ltd., United Kingdom. Intended Use: The instrument will 
be used to manipulate yeast cells and spores for genetic analysis and 
construction of strains with particular mutations, pedigree analysis, 
cell and zygote isolation and cell cycle and cell aging studies. The 
instrument consists of a micromanipulator device attached to a 
microscope with a computerized stage that allows the user to keep track 
of the position. It also has a CCD camera video monitor that reduces 
the eye strain caused by prolonged peering through microscope 
objectives. The components of this instrument are specifically designed 
for work with yeast cells. This instrument is unique because it has a 
motorized stage, which can be programmed to automatically move to 
predetermined positions, and the joystick electronic. Justification for 
Duty-Free Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category 
being manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by 
Commissioner of Customs: January 12, 2011.
    Docket Number: 10-077. Applicant: University of Chicago LLC, 
Operators of Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Ave., Lemont, 
IL 60439. Instrument: Batch Furnace. Manufacturer: NGK Insulators Ltd., 
Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used in the synthesis of 
cathode materials for lithium ion batteries. In particular, the 
instrument will be applied during the last step of the synthesis--the 
calcination of the cathode material. The techniques used in 
calcinations are very dependent on the calcination furnace. This 
instrument's furnace allows for heating in oxygen flow. The uniformity 
of heating and oxygen flow is critical to obtain the cathode material 
because the temperature, together with the oxygen flow, ensures the 
removal of aqueous residues on the material. The material must be free 
of water because lithium and water can react and have fatal 
consequences. This batch furnace includes high distribution of the 
sample (multiple trays), which allows for faster drying and greater 
uniformity than a

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conventional furnace. This batch furnace also has an oxygen control 
system that has a 10kg batch size. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: 
There are no instruments of the same general category being 
manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: October 14, 2010.
    Docket Number: 11-001. Applicant: Michigan State University, 2555 
Engineering Building, Department of Mechanical Engineering, East 
Lansing, MI 48824-1226. Instrument: Diode Pumped High Speed Nd: YAG 
laser system. Manufacturer: Edgewave GmbH, Germany. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used as a diagnostics equipment to study high 
temperature combustion occurring in a rotary type engine called a 
``wave disk engine.'' The laser will be used to pump a dye laser to 
generate ultra-violet light which can be used to track chemical species 
during combustion. The main diagnostics technique will be planar laser 
fluorescence (PLIF) imaging where the laser light is used to excite 
target gas species, which can then be imaged using an intensified CCD 
camera. The main feature of the laser, which is particularly suited for 
the necessary application, is the beam profile (M\2\<2) and energy 
stability over lengthy operation times, which is critical when 
quantifying combustion species using PLIF over different operation 
modes. This is the only laser that can do sub 10 ns pulses with all the 
different specifications. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are 
no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the 
United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: 
December 2, 2010.
    Docket Number: 11-009. Applicant: UChicago Argonne LLC, 9700 South 
Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439-4873. Instrument: Electrode Coater. 
Manufacturer: A-Pro Co., Ltd, South Korea. Intended Use: The instrument 
will be used to aid the development of novel lithium-ion battery 
materials. The experiments to be conducted with this instrument involve 
making electrodes for lithium-ion cells with varying amounts and types 
of active materials in the electrodes and electrolytes. The cells are 
then subjected to electrochemical performance testing to determine the 
influence of the active materials under test. The objective is to make 
lithium-ion cells in a rigid cylindrical (18650) format and compare the 
results against lithium-ion cells made in a flexible (pouch) format. 
Key to this research is the ability to make high quality electrodes 
that can be used in either the 18650 cell or pouch cells. These 
electrodes are made with an electrode coating machine that needs to be 
semi-automated and suitable for a laboratory environment, and specially 
tailored for lithium-ion electrodes. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: 
There are no instruments of the same general category being 
manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: January 24, 2011.
    Docket Number: 11-010. Applicant: University of Wisconsin--Madison 
Materials Science Center, 1509 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706. 
Instrument: Vitrobot Mark IV. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the 
Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to directly 
obtain real-space images of native surfactant nanostrutctures in 
aqueous solutions. Typical materials include samples of a poly(vinyl-
alcohol)-derived block copolymer surfactant in aqueous solution, beta-
peptide nanorods, and highly ordered lyotropic liquid crystalline 
aggregates. The experiments to be conducted are to make various 
combinations of the basic molecules in aqueous solution, and vitrify 
the samples so they can be placed in an electron microscope to study 
how the mixtures choose to self-assemble. The specific features that 
make this instrument unique include the folllowing: instrumental 
parameters must be computer controlled and enable storing of parameter 
protocols, including humidity, blotting time and pressure, and 
equilibration time; mitigation of errors must be derived from the 
handling of TEM grids including loading, application of sample, 
plunging, and transfer to storage by automating some of these tasks; 
and sample blotting must be done automatically with user controlled 
programmable blot times and pressures. Justification for Duty-Free 
Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category being 
manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: January 21, 2011.
    Docket Number: 11-011. Applicant: National Superconducting 
Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State University, 1 Cyclotron 
Laboratory South Shaw Lane East Lansing, MI 48824-1321. Instrument: 
Differential Plunger Device. Manufacturer: Institut fur Kernphysik--
Universitat zu koln (Cologne Univ.), Germany. Intended Use: The 
instrument will be used to measure lifetimes of bound and unbound 
states in rare isotopes with rare isotope beams. Collective motions of 
nuclei and nuclear reactions will be studied using rare isotope beams. 
Rare isotopes will be produced using nuclear reactions of stable 
isotopes accelerated by the existing coupled cyclotron facility. The 
instrument is specific to the research in level lifetime measurements 
of rare isotopes. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are no 
instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the 
United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 
25, 2011.
    Docket Number: 11-014. Applicant: Purdue University, Herrick 
Laboratories, 140 S. Martin Jischke Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907. 
Instrument: Vibration Test System--Shaker in Trunion with Matching 
Amplifier and Cooling Blower. Manufacturer: TIRA, Germany. Intended 
Use: The instrument will be used to look at the dynamic response of 
flexible structures. It is a general purpose electrodynamic vibration 
exciter that will facilitate projects involving phenomenon such as 
near-resonant linear and nonlinear behaviors, structural health 
monitoring, vibration amplification and attenuation, and energy 
harvesting. Features of the instrument include its arbitrary excitation 
angle, large frequency, force, displacement range and spectral output 
purity. This instrument was unique in that it included the ability to 
rotate to varying degrees. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: There are 
no instruments of the same general category being manufactured in the 
United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: January 
7, 2011.
    Docket Number: 11-017. Applicant: UChicago Argonne, LLC, 9700 S. 
Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Electron Guns for Caribu EBIS 
Charge Breeder. Manufacturer: Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, 
Russia. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study and optimize 
parameters of the Electron Beam Ion Source (EBIS) charge breeder for 
effective further acceleration of rare isotope ion beams by the Argonne 
Tandem Linear Accelerator System (ATLAS). The experiments conducted 
will include off-line optimization of EBIS charge breeder efficiency by 
optimization of ion beam injection and extraction optics. The main 
requirement to the EBIS charge breeder is its high efficiency and long 
maintenance free operational period. Justification for Duty-Free Entry: 
There are no instruments of the same general category being 
manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner 
of Customs: February 2, 2011.


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     February 23, 2011.
Gregory Campbell,
Acting Director, IA Subsidies Enforcement Office.
[FR Doc. 2011-4517 Filed 2-28-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P