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thumbnailOak Ridge National Laboratory Team Design Can Recover Electricity From Waste Heat
The amount of electricity and efficiency however depends on the temperature of these “micro-electro-mechanical structured” pyroelectric capacitors. Earlier studies have suggested only an efficiency of about 1 to 5%. Scott Hunter and his team are ...
yesterday CrazyEngineers VoiCE - MEMS technology
"Canary" is Bound for ISS
Canary is the second Wafer Integrated Plasma Spectrometers (WISPERS) device created by APL; engineers used innovative MicroElectroMechanical (MEMS) technology when designing WISPERS to reduce size and energy consumption while increasing sensitivity. ...
yesterday Space Daily - MEMS technology
thumbnailThe ideal microfluidic point-of-care device
To analyze the presence and level of certain biomarkers in body fluids, miniaturized immunoassays that make use of microfluidics have become an important analysis technique. Microfluidic chips have proven to be a breakthrough analytical technique that ...
yesterday Nanowerk LLC - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Wafer bonding: Many options for many devices | IC Marketplace
May 17, 2011 – Wafer bonding is a complex process, used on 2″ to 12″ wafers for MEMS, CMOS image sensors, advanced packaging, LEDs, and other chips. Yole Développement published a technology study and market research report, ...
yesterday - MEMS business
Research and Markets: Elsevier Science and Technology Notes ...
You will also learn about the superior mechanical, tribological, transport, electrochemical, and electron emission properties of UNCD for a wide range of applications including MEMS, NEMS, surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices, electrochemical sensors, ...
yesterday MRO (press release) - MEMS business
Northrop Grumman to Develop New Micro Gyro Technology for DARPA
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), in partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been selected to develop a new type of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) gyroscope ...
today GlobeNewsWire (press release) - MEMS business
Smart MEMS
MEMS and sensors are important components that enable many of the new features on smartphones. MEMS devices offer not only additional functionality but also smaller size and lower power consumption. This makes MEMS very attractive to the smartphone ...
today EuroAsia Semiconductor - MEMS business
STMicroelectronics' Three MEMS Sensors Provide 10 DoF
If a single MEMS sensor is good, a system that provides 10 degrees of freedom (DoF) should be an order of magnitude better. The three ST MEMS sensors include a geo-magnetic module, a gyroscope, and a pressure sensor. ...
Randy Frank today - MEMS business


Nanotechnology-tuned solar cells
(Nanowerk News) The sun has enough power to supply the whole earth with energy. But as long as renewable energy is more expensive than energy produced by coal or nuclear plants, solar energy won't be first choice. In Europe photovoltaic cells make only ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
ISO publishes new nanotechnology standard: Nanomaterial risk evaluation
(Nanowerk News) ISO/TR 13121:2011 describes a process for identifying, evaluating, addressing, making decisions about, and communicating the potential risks of developing and using manufactured nanomaterials, in order to protect the health and safety ...
yesterday Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailHP Maps Memristor Structure, Function
In a paper published Monday in the journal Nanotechnology, researchers from HP Labs and University of California Santa Barbara report they have identified and mapped out the structure of what happens inside a memristor during its electrical operation. ...
today InformationWeek - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanotechnology Improves Durability of Mountain Bike Shoes
Teva, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, has chosen P2i's revolutionary ion-mask technology to protect its new Links mountain bike shoes, which are due for launch into retail by early August 2011. The Links shoes - which were developed in ...
today - Nanotechnology
thumbnailArtificial tissue promotes skin growth in wounds
The templates were fabricated with tools at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility to contain networks of microchannels that promote and direct growth of healthy tissue into wound sites. "The challenge was how to promote vascular growth ...
yesterday Next Big Future - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

3M Invests in GoNano Technologies Inc.
GoNano Technologies is privately held and is headquartered in Moscow, Idaho. Source: 3M (press release). Subscribe to a free copy of our daily. Nanowerk Nanotechnology News Email Digest. with a compilation of all of the day's news. ...
yesterday - Nanotech business
thumbnailIBM and ETH Zurich Open Nanotechnology Center
(Image courtesy of IBM Research) BOTTOM: In its centennial year, IBM is looking to the future at the opening of a new nanotechnology research center in Zurich, Switzerland on May 17, 2011. IBM Fellows and Nobel Laureates Drs. Gerd Binnig (left) and ...
yesterday FPSnewswire (press release) - Nanotech business

Featured Event

This symposium will focus on new directions for the applications of MEMS technologies, the challenges encountered to move forward, and the existing semiconductor technologies that can enable them. "Triple Crown" keynote speakers Dr. Janusz Bryzek, Joseph Mallon, and Dr. Kurt Petersen will make this an event you should not miss! Register now!

Event Calendar

MEPTEC 9th Annual MEMS Symposium
Wyndham San Jose, CA
MEMS - Driving Innovation. Existing Technologies Enable Future Innovations
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Working with a MEMS Foundry
Online - May 25, 2011 11:30am ET
Part 3 of 3 - Remaining Issues
EIPBN 2011 ("3-Beams")
2011-05-31 - 2011-06-03
Las Vegas NV
World's Leading Symposium on Lithography and Nanofabrication
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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.
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Microtech Conference & Expo 2011
2011-06-13 - 2011-06-16
Boston MA
Uniting innovators to bring microtechnology from laboratory to marketplace
COMS 2011
2011-08-28 - 2011-08-31
Greensboro NC
Commercialization of Micro - Nano Systems
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SENSORS Tech Forum '11 Boston
2011-10-10 - 2011-10-12
Boston, MA
NASA Tech Briefs Presents SENSORS Tech Forum
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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