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MEMS technology

New options for ease and accuracy in extraction of rare cells or separating blood
(Medical Xpress)—Using something called "inertial microfluidics," University of Cincinnati researchers are able to continuously and selectively collect rare cells, such as circulating tumor cells, based on their size vs. other biomarkers. This could ...
today Medical Xpress - MEMS technology
SiTime unveils new digitally controlled oscillators to rival VCXOS
SiTime has introduced the SiT3907 MEMs based digitally controlled oscillator (DCXO) which is targeted at replacing quartz VCXOs in telecom and embedded applications. Unlike analogue, quartz based VCXOs, the fully programmable SiT3907 DCXO ...
today New Electronics - MEMS technology
The new dimension in chip design
Apart from the space saving, the key advantage of this technique compared to simply connecting a series of conventional devices together is that the interconnection between the layers (in the 'z' direction) – typically formed by through silicon vias ...
yesterday Electronics News - MEMS technology

MEMS business

STMicroelectronics Starts High-Volume Production of Motion and Orientation ...
STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has collaborated with Microsoft Corp. to develop a motion and orientation Human Interface Device (HID) sensor solution for the Windows 8 operating system...
today Reuters - MEMS business
thumbnailESI returns to profitability, but says markets remain 'weak'
"Although overall market conditions remain weak, we continue to see a full funnel of microfabrication opportunities, and we are optimistic about our growth initiatives in the longer term," chief executive Nick Konidaris said in a written statement. ESI ...
yesterday - MEMS business
Preview of our fabulous keynotes at MEMS Executive Congress US 2012
Normally, I would talk about how cool the MEMS Technology Showcase is (and it is -- really, it is!) And you'll soon hear about it in an upcoming story/blog). But honestly, when I answer from my gut, I gotta go with my initial answer: this year's ...
today ElectroIQ (blog) - MEMS business


thumbnailLiving Power Cables Made from Bacteria
The bacteria, which is a hundred times thinner than a human hair, contain nanoscale strings that are enclosed in a membrane -- just like insulated wires. Mingdong Dong, Jie Song and Nils Risgaard-Petersen. Three years ago, scientists discovered ...
today Discovery News - Nanotechnology
New Lithium Si-Graphene Battery Material Opens Doors
California Lithium Battery, a finalist in DOE’s 2012 Start Up America’s Next Top Energy Innovator challenge, has announced the record-setting performance of its new “GEN3” silicon graphene composite anode material for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs)...
today - Nanotechnology
thumbnailA nanoscale circuit diagram of the mouse brain
A nanoscale circuit diagram of the mouse brain. (Nanowerk News) What happens in the brain when we see, hear, think and remember? To be able to answer questions like this, neuroscientists need information about how the millions of neurons in the brain ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanoscale Patterning Can Change the Color of Gold
The tiny patterns are formed on the gold surface using a process called ion beam milling (the focused ion beam system is used to create nanoscale intaglio metamaterial patterns on the metal surface. Here we can see the gold substrate being loaded.
today - Nanotechnology
Nanoscale Landscape Modifications May Produce Quantum Wire That Carries ...
In the relatively new scientific frontier of topological insulators, theoretical and experimental physicists have been studying the surfaces of these unique materials for insights into the behavior of electrons that display some very un-electron-like ...
today - Nanotechnology
thumbnailFocusing light on the nanoscale: Making nanolenses from metallic particles and ...
Such tight focusing has great technological potential, e.g. for nanoscale signal processing in optical computers, for ultra-sensitive detection in diagnostics as well as for biotechnological applications such as DNA sequencing. It has, however, been a ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology

Featured Event

AVS 59th International Symposium and Exhibition
The AVS 59th International Symposium and Exhibition will be held October 28-November 2, 2012, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. Highlights include an extensive collection of technical sessions, exhibitor technology spotlights, short courses, and a free to attend equipment exhibition.

Event Calendar

AVS 59th International Symposium and Exhibition
2012-10-28 - 2012-11-02
Tampa Florida
MEMS Executive Congress US 2012
2012-11-07 - 2012-11-08
Scottsdale AZ
Where is the love for MEMS?
Online 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
Presented by: Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group
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
MEMS in Medical Devices
2012-12-03 - 2012-12-03
San Jose, CA
3-D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging Conference
2012-12-12 - 2012-12-14
Sofitel San Francisco Bay, Redwood City, CA
MEMS TechZone and Conference Session at 2013 International CES
2013-01-08 - 2013-01-11
Las Vegas, Nevada
LVCC, South Hall 2, Booth 25321
SPIE Photonics West 2013
2013-02-02 - 2013-02-07
San Francisco CA
The Conference and Marketplace for the Photonics, Biophotonics, and Laser Industry
SPIE Advanced Lithography 2013
2013-02-24 - 2013-02-28
San Jose, CA
The world's premier semiconductor lithography conference and exhibition
BioMedical MEMS and Sensors 2013
2013-04-16 - 2013-04-18
Cleveland, OH
MEMS technologies for biomedical applications
MicroManufacturing Conference & Exhibits
2013-04-16 - 2013-04-17
Hilton Minneapolis, MN
Nanotech Conference & Expo
2013-05-12 - 2013-05-15
Washington DC
Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2013
2013-06-02 - 2013-06-06
Austin, Texas
Celebrating 50 Years !
Sensors Expo and Conference
2013-06-05 - 2013-06-06
Rosemont, IL
Sensing Technologies Driving Tomorrow's Solutions

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