Application(s) for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments, 42483-42484 [2012-17620]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2012 / Notices 5. Report on regime-based activities. 6. Public comments and new business. Closed Session 7. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than August 2, 2012. A limited number of seats will be available during the public session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 16, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 § § 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Dated: July 13, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–17617 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee (MPETAC) will meet on August 7, 2012, 9:00 a.m., Room 3884, in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jul 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 Secretary for Export Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to materials processing equipment and related technology. 42483 Dated: July 13, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–17619 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P Agenda Open Session DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 1. Opening remarks and introductions. 2. Presentation of papers and comments by the Public. 3. Discussions on results from last, and proposals for next Wassenaar meeting. 4. Report on proposed and recently issued changes to the Export Administration Regulations. 5. Other business. International Trade Administration Closed Session 6. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than July 31, 2012. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 21, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(d)), that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters the premature disclosure of which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of a proposed agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 August 8, 2012. 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 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 12–033. Applicant: UChicago Argonne, LLC, 9700 South Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Low-Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscope System. Manufacturer: CreaTec, Germany. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to investigate properties of materials and novel phenomena related to nanoscale science. This instrument is specialized for creating artificial nanoscale structures on an atom-byatom basis using nascent atom manipulation techniques. The instrument will be used to investigate the amount of force required to move one atom on a materials surface while simultaneously measuring local electronic structural changes during atom movement. Requirements for this instrument include: simultaneous measurements of tunneling current and force signals at an atomic scale, STM scanner with q-Plus tuning fork type AFM set-up, single atom and single molecule manipulation capabilities, single atom/molecule tunneling spectroscopy, ultrahigh vacuum compatibility, bath cryostat with LHe hold time greater than 72 hours and a LN2 hold time greater than 72 hours, optical access at low temperature, at least 6 K substrate temperature should be achieved, maximum drift rate at base E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 42484 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 139 / Thursday, July 19, 2012 / Notices temperature less than 0.2 nm/h, and a computer software allowing manipulation of individual atoms and molecules. 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: June 20, 2012. Dated: July 12, 2012. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–17620 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 August 8, 2012. 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 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Room 3720. Docket Number: 12–026. Applicant: University of Wisconsin-Madison, 21 N. Park St., Suite 6101, Madison, WI 53715–1218. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to investigate biopolymers and biological materials such as viruses, and animal and plant cells. Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 11, 2012. Docket Number: 12–029. Applicant: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave. South—BED 254 Birmingham, AL 35294–4461. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, Czech Republic. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to study the morphological features and chemical composition of VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:07 Jul 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 metallic, ceramic, polymeric, composite and biological materials (human and animal tissue). Justification for DutyFree Entry: There are no instruments of the same general category manufactured in the United States. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: June 11, 2012. Docket Number: 12–030. Applicant: Ohio State University, 2041 College Rd., Columbus, OH 43210. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Company, the Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to measure the morphology and orientation of grains and particles, as well as the structure, long and short range ordering, number and type of defects and the elemental composition of various phases in ceramics and metals including high-temperature superconductors, high-temperature metal alloys, evaporated metal films, silicon-germanium quantum dots, soils and geological materials, polymers and possibly some biological samples. 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: June 4, 2012. Docket Number: 12–032. Applicant: Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, 202 Life Sciences Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803–1715. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: JEOL, Japan. Intended Use: The instrument will be used to examine the ultra-structure of cells and tissues from various model organisms such as Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly), as well as fabricated nanomaterials/polymers, rods made of bolaform amphiphile, and ionic liquids. 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: June 20, 2012. Dated: July 12, 2012. Gregory W. Campbell, Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–17622 Filed 7–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Public Meeting International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. ACTION: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the CINTAC. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The public session is from 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held in Room 4830, U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David Kincaid, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, ITA, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202– 482–1706; Fax: 202–482–5665; email: david.kincaid@trade.gov). ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market. Topics to be considered: The agenda for the August 28, 2012 CINTAC meeting is as follows: Closed Session (9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.) 1. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). Public Session (3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.) 1. International Trade Administration’s Civil Nuclear Trade Initiative Update. 2. Civil Nuclear Trade Promotion Activities Discussion. 3. Public comment period. The open session will be disabledaccessible. Public seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Mr. David Kincaid at the contact information below by 5:00 p.m. EDT on E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17620]


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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 August 8, 2012. 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 5:00 p.m. at the U.S. Department of 
Commerce in Room 3720.
    Docket Number: 12-033. Applicant: UChicago Argonne, LLC, 9700 South 
Cass Ave., Lemont, IL 60439. Instrument: Low-Temperature Scanning 
Tunneling Microscope System. Manufacturer: CreaTec, Germany. Intended 
Use: The instrument will be used to investigate properties of materials 
and novel phenomena related to nanoscale science. This instrument is 
specialized for creating artificial nanoscale structures on an atom-by-
atom basis using nascent atom manipulation techniques. The instrument 
will be used to investigate the amount of force required to move one 
atom on a materials surface while simultaneously measuring local 
electronic structural changes during atom movement. Requirements for 
this instrument include: simultaneous measurements of tunneling current 
and force signals at an atomic scale, STM scanner with q-Plus tuning 
fork type AFM set-up, single atom and single molecule manipulation 
capabilities, single atom/molecule tunneling spectroscopy, ultrahigh 
vacuum compatibility, bath cryostat with LHe hold time greater than 72 
hours and a LN2 hold time greater than 72 hours, optical access at low 
temperature, at least 6 K substrate temperature should be achieved, 
maximum drift rate at base

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temperature less than 0.2 nm/h, and a computer software allowing 
manipulation of individual atoms and molecules. 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: June 20, 2012.

    Dated: July 12, 2012.
Gregory W. Campbell,
Director of Subsidies Enforcement, Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-17620 Filed 7-18-12; 8:45 am]
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