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MEMS technology

Quake-Catcher Network starts installations
Equipped with a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) chip, each sensor can measure acceleration in three directions, making it possible to ascertain the direction of the earth's movement. When a MEMS chip detects a strong new motion, ...
today The Stanford Daily - MEMS technology
NEMS/MEMS built by heated AFM, nanolithography patterning at Georgia Tech
The AFM-based litho process could build high-density, low-cost, complex ferroelectric structures, enabling energy harvesting arrays, sensors, and nano-electromechanical systems (NEMS) and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). ...
today - MEMS technology

MEMS business

thumbnailRoundup: Intel, Fortress, Extreme Networks
Intel to acquire Fulcrum Microsystems. Intel (INTC) announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Fulcrum Microsystems, a privately held fabless semiconductor company that designs Ethernet switch silicon for data center network providers. ...
yesterday Data Center Knowledge - MEMS business
Vectron International Announces Improved MEMS Clock Oscillator
“Our new MEMS clock family complements our existing product portfolio of ultra low jitter oscillators by providing designers with the flexibility the market is demanding, with excellent frequency stability and jitter performance, said Mario Saucedo ...
yesterday EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) - MEMS business


thumbnailGraphene-coated sensors to strike oil?
Led by Rensselaer Professor Nikhil Koratkar, the study sought to explain how the flow of water over surfaces coated with the nanomaterial graphene could generate small amounts of electricity. Using a small sheet of the graphene coating, seen above as a ...
yesterday - Nanotechnology
thumbnailA carbon nanotube transistor that can smell
are interfaced with inorganic nanomaterials to create new devices and systems that combine the desirable properties of each system. One particular nanomaterial used in this kind of research are carbon nanotubes (CNTs). They are particularly promising ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanotechnology: The Future of Electricity
Nanotechnology is poised to revolutionize nearly every engineering sector, enabling humans to control events at microscopic levels never before thought possible. "Andrew Barron is part of a group at Rice that wants to make something very large from ...
today Big Think - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNew Techniques for Solar Cells
Unlike atomic layer deposition which layers thin sheets of different nanoscale materials on top of each other, sequential infiltration synthesis supports much more complex geometries. Essentially, the technique relies on creating a film of two distinct ...
today The Future of Things - Nanotechnology
How nanotechnology will transform disease detection
But nanotechnology, which is revolutionizing electronics and other fields, promises to similarly transform medicine, particularly when it comes to identifying illnesses more quickly. In medicine, nanotechnology—the engineering of systems at the atomic ...
yesterday Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Fluorescent magnetic hybrid nanoprobes assembled for biomedical applications
The team, which includes scientists from Vanderbilt University, the Vanderbilt University Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, has developed fluorescent magnetic hybrid nanoprobes ...
today - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanotechnology for water filtration
Many water pollutants have very high affinity for carbon nanotubes and pollutants could be removed from contaminated water by filters made of this nanomaterial, for example water soluble drugs which can hardly be separated from water by activated ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

National Nanotechnology Initiative releases 4 workshop reports from the ...
(Nanowerk News) The National Nanotechnology Initiative's (NNI) released four reports that are the result of a series of workshops focusing on various issues in the nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety (EHS) arena. ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotech business
“Silver bullet” for the US economy?
Another possible black swan is the widespread commercialization of nanotechnology — science, engineering and technology conducted at the scale of nanometers. (As a point of reference, a sheet of newspaper is about 100000 nanometers thick. ...
yesterday CNN (blog) - Nanotech business

Featured Event

SPIE Photonics West 2012
Hear the latest MEMs research at the MOEMS-MEMS symposium at SPIE Photonics West. With over 19,000 attendees Photonics West is the largest photonics and laser event in North America. Plan to attend the event, 21 - 26 January 2012 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, and hear cutting-edge conferences, experience industry-leading courses, and see over 1,150 companies at the exhibition.

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
Visit MNX at this event.
COMS 2011
2011-08-28 - 2011-08-31
Greensboro NC
Commercialization of Micro - Nano Systems
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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.
American Manufacturing Strategies Summit 2011
2011-11-07 - 2011-11-08
Chicago IL
Network with 150 + senior level manufacturing professionals from many disciplines.
SPIE Photonics West 2012
2012-01-21 - 2012-01-26
San Francisco CA
The world's leading photonics, laser, and biomedical optics conference
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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