[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 18 (Monday, January 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 5776]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-01702]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Columbia University, et al.; Notice of Consolidated Decision on 
Applications for Duty-Free Entry of Electron Microscope

    This is a decision consolidated 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). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 
p.m. in Room 3720, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC.
    Docket Number: 12-047. Applicant: Columbia University, New York, NY 
10027. Instrument: Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Co., Czech 
Republic. Intended Use: See notice at 77 FR 72826, December 6, 2012.
    Docket Number: 12-052. Applicant: Stanford University, Stanford, CA 
94305. Instrument: Titan 80-300 Environmental Transmission Electron 
Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Co., the Netherlands. Intended Use: See 
notice at 77 FR 72826, December 6, 2012.
    Docket Number: 12-059. Applicant: Stanford University, Stanford, CA 
94305. Instrument: Helios 600i Dual Beam Focused Ion Beam/Scanning 
Electron Microscope. Manufacturer: FEI Co., the Netherlands. Intended 
Use: See notice at 77 FR 72826, December 6, 2012.
    Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of 
equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such 
purposes as this instrument is intended to be used, is being 
manufactured in the United States at the time the instrument was 
ordered. Reasons: Each foreign instrument is an electron microscope and 
is intended for research or scientific educational uses requiring an 
electron microscope. We know of no electron microscope, or any other 
instrument suited to these purposes, which was being manufactured in 
the United States at the time of order of each instrument.

     Dated: January 22, 2013.
Gregory W. Campbell,
Director, Subsidies Enforcement Office, Import Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-01702 Filed 1-25-13; 8:45 am]
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