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thumbnail3D Apple A6 CPU tipped amid iPhone 5 overheat reports
“Tsmc is referring to 3d interconnect structures using through silicon vias. This has been in existence for quite some time, at least in r&d. What intel has built is a 3d transistor. There is a lot of difference between the two. ...
today SlashGear - MEMS technology
MEMS and Packaging Hold Keys to Radio Connectivity
A fully mobile and connected world full of “rich” user experiences won't exist until radios can operate at ultra-high speed and ultra-low power in both existing 6-GHz and future 60-GHz spectrums. By John Blyler Building on Intel's Rattner introduction ...
today Chip Design Magazine - MEMS technology
Electricity from Blood Sugar | FuelCellsWorks
Researchers have yet to find an optimal method for supplying implantable medical microsystems with electrical energy. The batteries of a pacemaker, for instance, need to be replaced after roughly eight years – meaning a ...
Fuelcellworks today - MEMS technology

MEMS business

SigmaTech TSV metrology wins Best of West
July 15, 2011 -- SigmaTech's UltraMap-TSV system won Best of West at SEMICON West, presented by industry association SEMI and Solid State Technology. The UltraMap-TSV system from SigmaTech is the world's first fully automated through silicon via (TSV) ...
today ElectroIQ - MEMS business
thumbnail3D integration tool nears potential
CEA-Leti and Replisaurus Technologies., a developer of a metallization technology for integrated passives, copper pillars and 3D integration (TSV) and previous winner of EuroAsia Semiconductor Start Up Company of the year announced that they have ...
today EuroAsia Semiconductor - MEMS business
thumbnailESI unveils innovative products for LED manufacturing
The firm is introducing advanced systems for LED micromachining, wafer scribing and testing, which are all designed to deliver the lowest cost of ownership. Supplier of laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry, ...
yesterday Compound Semiconductor - MEMS business
MIT part of $18.5 million effort to create mind-machine interface
“The center will leverage MIT's strengths in electronics, robotics, microfabrication and neuroscience to dramatically improve our ability to usefully interface machines with humans,” says MIT's Joel Voldman, associate professor of electrical ...
yesterday MIT News - MEMS business
thumbnailSEMATECH survey on 2.5D, 3D IC; gaps in the via-mid ecosystem
Arkalgud discusses the high-volume manufacturability issues and gaps in both 2.5D and 3D semiconductor technologies with respect to backside processing and wafer bonding, thinning, and handling. The figure is a summary of SEMATECH's results from its ...
yesterday ElectroIQ - MEMS business


thumbnail[MEMS Exhibition 2011] BEANS demonstrate Nanotech fiber clothes
At MEMS Japan 2011, BEANS introduces many interesting tech all related to Nanotechnology usage in our everyday fabrics. Among the very cool project introduces by BEANS at MEMS 2011, we stumble upon two very nice integration of Nanotech in clothes ...
yesterday AkihabaraNews - Nanotechnology
Getting the “where” and “when” of magnetic nanostructures
For this reason it is desirable to obtain not only temporal but also spatial information about nanoscale magnetic structures. Scanning tunneling microscopy can provide structural information down to atomic scale, whereas optical techniques such as Kerr ...
yesterday Physics - Nanotechnology
Nanoparticles working in harmony
This multi-institutional team was led by MIT's Sangeeta Bhatia, who is also a member of the MIT-Harvard Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, part of the National Cancer Institute's Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer. ...
today - Nanotechnology
thumbnailGraphite + water = the future of energy storage
We're taking two basic, inexpensive materials – water and graphite – and making this new nanomaterial with amazing properties," said Dr Li. When used in energy devices, graphene gel significantly outperforms current carbon-based technology, ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Polymeric nanoparticles attack head and neck cancer
Dr. Baker and his colleagues pioneered the use of dendrimers as targeted drug-delivery vehicles with funding from the National Cancer Institute's Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer. The researchers tested their dendrimer-based formulation in three ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Conducting energy on a nanoscale
(Nanowerk News) Modern electronics as we know them, from televisions to computers, depend on conducting materials that can control electronic properties. As technology shrinks down to pocket sized communications devices and microchips that can fit on ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailElectricity from blood sugar
(Nanowerk News) Implants that obtain their energy from blood sugar and oxygen: Dr. Sven Kerzenmacher at the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) of the University of Freiburg is researching the development of biological fuel cells with the ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

U.S. may lose nanotechnology lead, Congress warned
By Hannah Vickers of Medill News Service WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — While America has been at the forefront of nanotechnology for more than a decade, other countries are rapidly catching up and the US economy could suffer if America's front-runner ...
yesterday MarketWatch - Nanotech business

Featured Event

MEMS Testing and Reliability Conference
MEMS Investor Journal and MEPTEC are pleased to bring you their 3rd Annual Conference on MEMS Testing and Reliability. Topics will include:
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Event Calendar

MIG Webinar: Global Analysis of the Current MEMS Market
Online - July 27, 2011 at 11:30 AM ET
A global analysis of MEMS markets with a focus on the supplier landscape
Technologies for Future Micro and Nano Manufacturing
2011-08-08 - 2011-08-10
Napa, California
Stimulating domestic micro and nano manufacturing
COMS 2011
2011-08-28 - 2011-08-31
Greensboro NC
Commercialization of Micro - Nano Systems
Visit MNX at this event.
MicroTAS 2011
2011-10-02 - 2011-10-06
Seattle, Washington
The 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences
SENSORS Tech Forum '11 Boston
2011-10-10 - 2011-10-12
Boston, MA
NASA Tech Briefs Presents SENSORS Tech Forum
MEMS in Motion Collaboration Summit
2011-10-12 - 2011-10-13
Palm Springs, CA
It's not who you know today. It's who you're going to need to know tomorrow.
MEMS Testing and Reliability Conference
San Jose CA
Increase yields, decrease waste and increase profitability for your company
MEMS Executive Congress 2011
2011-11-02 - 2011-11-03
Monterey, CA
Connecting the MEMS supply chain with MEMS end-users
Visit MNX at this event.
2012-01-29 - 2012-02-02
Paris, France
Focus on Strategies for Reducing Time and Cost of MEMS Testing
MEMS Executive Congress 2012
Zurich, Switzerland
MEMS Industry Group event co-located with Smart Systems Integration
Hilton Head Workshop 2012
2012-06-03 - 2012-06-07
Hilton Head Island, SC
A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop

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