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thumbnailImaging extra-solar planets with adaptive optics and a MEMS mirror
GPI's high-order DM is a micro-electrical-mechanical-system (MEMS) mirror. It has 4096 actuators on a 64 x 64 grid, with actuators separated by just 400μm from each other (see Figure 2). Boston Micromachines Corp. (BMC) developed this mirror through a ...
today SPIE Newsroom - MEMS technology
Tech of the Week: Four cent accelerometer
George Whitesides, presented its design and experimental results for the microelectromechanical systems force sensor at the Institution for Electrical and Electronics Engineers MEMS 2011 conference. What: The MEMS force sensor is a paper accelerometer ...
yesterday University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily - MEMS technology
Nanometrics Launches Next Generation UniFire 7900IR for Wafer-to-Wafer Bonding ...
“Careful control of lithography and etching in the Through Silicon Via (TSV) flow, bumping, and wafer-to-wafer bonding processes is critical to enable high yielding devices for next generation advanced packaging. This latest system offers a new 3D ...
today Business Wire (press release) - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Applied: Firing on all cylinders
Applied won some interconnect electrochemical plating (ECP) via Semitool (not 3-D TSV) at Samsung LSI, Elpida and Globalfoundries. It may garner a split position at Micron, according to the report. The fab tool firm won ECP business for 3-D TSV at ...
yesterday - MEMS business
Samsung chief cites challenges facing IC design
Bringing 3D devices based on through-silicon via (TSV) is taking longer than expected. But at ISSCC, Samsung announced the development of a 1Gb DRAM with a 512-pin wide I/O interface intended for mobile applications such as smartphones and tablet ...
today (subscription) - MEMS business
Infotonics in Canandaigua wins key tech contracts
The center, now called the Smart System Technology & Commercialization Center of Excellence (STC), is an affiliate of SUNY Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, which is the best funded and most successful of the state Centers of ...
today Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - MEMS business
STMicroelectronics Drives Innovation at 'Electronics For You' 2011
As the leader in MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices and solutions for consumer electronics and mobile devices, ST continues to develop outstanding MEMS technology, combining different MEMS devices such as accelerometers with gyroscopes or ...
yesterday IEWY News - MEMS business
CORRECTING and REPLACING Kionix Names Michael Maia Vice President Americas ...
The Company pioneered high-aspect ratio silicon micromachining based on research originally conducted at Cornell University and today enjoys a global reputation for MEMS product design, process engineering and quality manufacturing. ...
today Business Wire (press release) - MEMS business


Astronomers' 'Adaptive Optics' Lets Biologists See at Nanoscale
by Editor1 — last modified February 22, 2011 - 16:27 A corrective strategy called “adaptive optics” used by astronomers to sharpen images of celestial bodies is now helping scientists and biologists see with more depth and clarity into the nanoscale ...
today - Nanotechnology
Officially, it's called the University of Houston Nanofabrication Facility, a state-of-the-art clean room equipped with advanced tools to create micro- and nano-scale structures, most commonly on silicon waters, for integrated circuits, ...
today The Cypress Times - Nanotechnology
Top Ten most-read Nanoscale articles in January « Nanoscale Blog
The latest top ten most accessed Nanoscale articles. See the most-read papers of January 2011 here: Microwave chemistry for inorganic nanomaterials synthesis. Idalia Bilecka and Markus Niederberger, Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 1358-1374 ...
Christina Ableman, Publishing Assistant today - Nanotechnology
Developing the next generation of solar energy harvesting technology
Fifteen British businesses and seven universities are to share £5 million of government funding to enable them to research the use of novel nanoscale technologies to develop the next generation of solar energy harvesting. Under the RCUK Programme, ...
today PR Web (press release) - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

Nanoscale Manufacturing Fuels NIST Budget Increase
The big bump up includes nearly $160 million in new funds for NIST's core laboratory budget, including support for programs in nanoscale manufacturing, advanced energy materials, and novel time and electrical measurement capabilities. ...
today IndustryWeek - Nanotech business

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Event Calendar

SPIE Advanced Lithography
2011-02-27 - 2011-03-03
San Jose Marriott & Convention Center San Jose, CA
Connecting Minds. Advancing Light.

MIG M2M Forum
2011-03-16 - 2011-03-17
Doubletree San Jose Hotel
Strategies to Reduce Time and Cost of MEMS End-of-Line Testing

Packaging for MEMS
2011-03-31 - 2011-04-01
Boston MA
Understanding MEMS Packaging is Critical to a Viable Product

MEPTEC 9th Annual MEMS Symposium
Wyndham San Jose, CA
MEMS - Driving Innovation. Existing Technologies Enable Future Innovations

Transducers' 11
2011-06-05 - 2011-06-09
Beijing, China
The 16th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems

Sensors Expo & Conference 2011
2011-06-07 - 2011-06-08
Rosemont, IL
Focused on sensors and sensor integrated systems, providing over 25 years of technical innovation and thought leadership

Microtech Conference & Expo 2011
2011-06-13 - 2011-06-16
Boston MA
Uniting innovators to bring microtechnology from laboratory to marketplace

MEMS Executive Congress 2011
2011-11-02 - 2011-11-03
Monterey, CA
Connecting the MEMS supply chain with MEMS end-users

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