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I have one other nagging question about this superconducting film technology and it's potential for mass market adoption. Why hasn't it been more widely adopted already? I get the impression that these things have been available commercially for quite a while now. For instance, SCON sold 100 of them to a major cellular company (sorry, I can't remember which one) but had to offer them some sort of sweet financing deal (stock options? Again, I'm forgetting the details, it's in their 10-Q) Why didn't that company then say, "Hey! These filters are the greatest things since sliced bread! Give us another 2000 please!" What exactly has kept this technology from tornadoeing already?

Another way to phrase this is to ask what has changed in the last three months that makes the potential for this technology something that everyone wants a piece of when in December you could buy these companies for pennies. Is it purely market awareness (or, to put it more sinisterly, rampant speculation) or has there been some fundamental shift in the viability of this enterprise in that time?

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