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I-Micronews - ADVANCED PACKAGING: 3D IC, WLP & TSV : 3D ...
ADVANCED PACKAGING: 3D IC, WLP & TSV. Feb 22nd, 2012. 3D wafer thinning by wet etch: a closer look. Backgrinding, which is used in nearly all 3D wafer thinning processes, is known to generate residual stress in the silicon and a layer ...
today - MEMS technology
Invisibility cloaking goes thermodynamic
Because these are the kinds of distances and times relevant to the operation of microelectronic devices such as transistors, the researchers believe that this kind of cloak could be used to protect such devices from unwanted temperature gradients.
today - MEMS technology
thumbnailEUV Lithography Gets Some Competition
Lin says advances in chip performance and the micromachining technology needed to manipulate the electron beams have been key factors. If e-beam lithography manages to catch on, lithography will become part of the cycle of Moore's law in a way that it ...
yesterday IEEE Spectrum - MEMS technology
I-Micronews - MEMS : 3D heterogeneous integration of MEMS + ...
At the recent IEEE 3DIC meeting in Japan researchers from Nanyang University in Singapore reported on the 3D integration of MEMS and CMOS using Cu-Cu bonding to simultaneously achieve electrical and mechanical ...
today - MEMS technology
'Miracle material' graphene is thinnest known anti-corrosion coating
Graphene coatings could be ideal corrosion-inhibiting coatings in applications where a thin coating is favorable, such as microelectronic components (eg, interconnects, aircraft components and implantable devices), say the scientists.
today Science Daily (press release) - MEMS technology
thumbnailEE Times' MEMS buzz
MEMS (standing for microelectromechanical systems) has been a hot topic for a while but the increasing use of MEMS sensors in consumer equipment, particular games consoles, smartphones and tablet computers, has seen market numbers and technical ...
yesterday EE Times - MEMS technology
MEMS acutuators fight robot tug-of-war
LONDON – YouTube has a video that shows the results of a number of "tug-of-war" matches between MEMS electrothermal actuators belonging to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Kyoto University.An electrothermal actuator is also known as a ...
today EE Times - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Southern Photonics, Micram launch 34GS/s arbitrary waveform generator
by Lightwave Staff Southern Photonics Ltd, a New Zealand-based specialist in high-speed optical test and measurement, in collaboration with Micram Microelectronic GmbH, has launched a 34-GS/s (giga-samples per second) arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) ...
today LightWave Online (press release) - MEMS business
Harvard Lab Builds New Robotic Insects
The new process has drawn much praise for its implications on micro-fabrication. “Much like the way that integrated circuits changed the world of electronics, I believe this novel fabrication technique has the potential to open up a new era of ...
today Harvard Crimson - MEMS business
Mobile phone MEMS will make $6 billion soon
Juniper Research predicts big things A new report from Juniper Research finds that annual revenues generated by MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems...
Nick Farell today - MEMS business
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Signs Pact with Discera
According to a release, these MEMS oscillators address the performance, size, power and cost requirements of the consumer, enterprise, industrial and communication markets. "Avnet's broad distribution network will extend Discera's reach throughout the ...
today ElectroIQ - MEMS business
Chip substrate factory begins producing thermal-control substrates in Russia
February 22, 2012 -- MCLR's factory in Vladimir, Russia, will manufacture substrates and panels for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) requiring thermal management, as well as other electronic devices such as 3D ICs and micro electro mechanical systems ...
today ElectroIQ - MEMS business
WiSpry to Demonstrate First-to-Market Single-Chip Antenna Tuning Solution at ...
WiSpry recently announced its technology is at the core of the first mass-produced RF-MEMS-enabled handset from a tier-one OEM. The technology in question, WiSpry's WS2018 Tunable Impedance Match (TIM) circuit, is a network of digitally-tunable, ...
yesterday MarketWatch (press release) - MEMS business
I-Micronews - MEMS : Yole Développement presents it analysis on ...
3D integration using through silicon via (TSV) has first been used for MEMS and CMOS image sensor integration: now 3D is moving to the mainstream IC business, with the emergence of wide input/output interface, stacked ...
today - MEMS business
thumbnailMEMS for mobile electronics: Current and future devices to bring $6B+ by 2016
February 22, 2012 -- Annual revenues generated by micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) devices built into mobile devices -- including sensors, audio, displays and RF -- will exceed $6 billion by 2016, shows Juniper Research.
today ElectroIQ - MEMS business


thumbnailNew nanotechnology converts heat into power when it's needed most
Developed by researchers in the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University, Power Felt is composed of tiny carbon nanotubes locked up in flexible plastic fibers and made to feel like fabric.
today Eureka! Science News - Nanotechnology
With the “Wonders and Worries” of Nanotechnology, the Worries Seem to Be ...
About a year-and-a-half ago, I came across a treasure trove of nanotechnology-related videos posted by an organization called NISE (Nanoscale Informal Science Education) Network. And while visiting Andrew Maynard's 2020 Science blog today, ...
yesterday IEEE Spectrum - Nanotechnology
thumbnailA new twist on nanowires
Using a process called electron tomography, they were able to reconstruct the three-dimensional shape of individual nanoscale wires. In a related study recently published in the journal Nanoscale, the team also used a unique electron-microscopy ...
yesterday MIT News - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanocellulose has paper potential
'Nanocellulose' is a new class of nanomaterial comprising crystalline or fibrous units of cellulose between 5 and 500nm in diameter and potentially hundreds of micrometres in length. 'The basic idea to increase the filler content in paper is a long ...
yesterday Chemistry World - Nanotechnology
thumbnailModified ferroelectric material provides a new nanoscale conduction path
SPM images of cleaved h-HoMnO 3 (110): (top) PFM image of in-plane ferroelectric domains (oriented vertical) and (bottom) conductive AFM image showing enhanced conduction along tail-to-tail domain walls; images span 4 µm on a side.
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanotechnology Breakthrough: Single Atom Transistor Created
A transistor consisting of only a single atom has been achieved, according to an article published in Nature Nanotechnology on the 19 th of February 2012. The transistor was created with a phosphorus atom in a silicon crystal, with the phosphorus ...
today Decoded Science - Nanotechnology
Technique Creates Piezoelectric Ferroelectric Nanostructures
Using a novel characterization technique developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the researchers for the first time made high-accuracy in-situ measurements of the nanoscale piezoelectric properties of the structures.
yesterday Newswise (press release) - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

Sarfus Mapping Lite Turns a Conventional Optical Microscope Into a Nanoscale ...
(Nanowerk News) Nanolane, specialised in the development and commercialisation of nanomaterials characterisation systems, is bringing out an innovative measurement solution –Sarfus Mapping Lite – that fits in with any optical microscope setup ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotech business
NanoMarkets Issues Report on Materials for Photovoltaics Industry
Transparent conductors considered include ITO, alternative TCOs, nanosilver and related TCs, carbon nanomaterial-based TCs, and TCs based on PEDOT conductive polymers. The major PV application markets covered are thin-film Si PV, CdTe PV, CIGS PV, ...
today ElectroIQ - Nanotech business

Featured Event

Design Automation Conference 2012

Event Calendar

MEMS Technology Development - An Overview of a MEMS Product Development Life Cycle Template.
Webinar - 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
2012-03-07 - 2012-03-08
Rosemont (Chicago) IL
MEMS Commercialization: From Lab to Fab to the Market
at MM Live USA, Chicago IL 10:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Session Chair: Roger H. Grace, Roger Grace Associates.
MEMS Executive Congress 2012
Zurich, Switzerland
MEMS Industry Group event co-located with Smart Systems Integration
Biomedical MEMS and Sensors
2012-03-21 - 2012-03-22
Cleveland Ohio
MEMS Reliability: A Case Study
Webinar - 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
MicroManufacturing and NanoManufacturing
2012-03-28 - 2012-03-29
Boston, MA
The Power of Connecting. Your Next Customer is Here!
MEMS and Nano in Diagnostics: Clinical and Investment Perspectives
Webinar - 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2012
2012-06-03 - 2012-06-07
San Francisco CA
Hilton Head Workshop 2012
2012-06-03 - 2012-06-07
Hilton Head Island, SC
A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop
Visit MNX at this event.
Sensors Expo & Conference 2012
2012-06-06 - 2012-06-07
Rosemont (Chicago) IL
Providing over 25 Years of Technical Innovation & Thought Leadership
IMS 2012 International Microwave Symposium
2012-06-17 - 2012-06-22
Montreal Canada
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of both the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society and the International Microwave Symposium
2012-06-18 - 2012-06-20
Bremen, Germany
International Conference and Exhibition on New Actuators and Drive Systems
TechConnect World Summit & Innovation Showcase
2012-06-18 - 2012-06-21
Santa Clara CA
Increase your Innovation Pipeline!
SEMICON West 2012
2012-07-10 - 2012-07-12
San Francisco CA
Connect to Buyers, Grow your Business!
MEMS in Motion Collaboration Summit
2012-09-12 - 2012-09-13
Palm Springs, CA
Collaboration & Networking on Steroids!
AVS 59th International Symposium and Exhibition
2012-10-28 - 2012-11-02
Tampa Florida
PowerMEMS 2012
2012-12-02 - 2012-12-05
Atlanta, Georgia
The 12th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications

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