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STMicroelectronics unveils more accurate TB diagnostics kit
It is embedded in a disposable cartridge and combines micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) with microfluidics to create a bank of micro-reactor chambers which help analyze human DNA. Dr. Rosemary Tan, CEO of Veredus Laboratories, said during a ...
today ZDNet - MEMS technology
thumbnailHarvard's Wyss Institute develops 'lung-on-a-chip'
Earlier this month, researchers at Draper Laboratory combined tissue engineering, microfluidics and cellular neuroscience to develop a prototype “brain-on-a-chip” that may help scientists study how the brain is affected by drugs, vaccines and other ...
today Mass High Tech - MEMS technology
thumbnailSpinChip Combines Microfluidics and Centrifuge for Rapid Blood Analysis
The SpinChip, invented by Stig Morten Borch of Norway's SINTEF research center, uses a centrifuge to spin a small microfluidic chip that separates a blood sample into solid and liquid components that then undergo chemical reactions within the chip's ...
yesterday - MEMS technology
thumbnailSensor Reads Single Photons Ultrafast
Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS has advanced the development of CMOS technology and introduced a diode based on single-photon avalanche photodiodes. Its pixel structure can count single photons 1000 times faster than ...
today - MEMS technology
Semiconductor devices: Under mounting stress
The recently developed ability to measure physical changes in silicon when processed into microelectronic devices could improve fabrication techniques for even smaller circuits. Thinner semiconductor wafers to house electronic circuits are needed so ...
today Phys.Org - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Soitec increases bonded SOS wafer production to meet Peregrine's demand
Soitec's direct wafer-bonding technologies are used to produce the BSOS substrate employed in the manufacture of Peregrine's highly tuned semiconductor wafers. Soitec says that the combination of its substrate with Peregrine's UltraCMOS process ...
yesterday Semiconductor Today - MEMS business
EVG Broadens Systems Offerings for MEMS and Nanotechnology Markets
EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today highlighted a succession of milestones in the MEMS arena, where the company continues to strengthen its ...
today - MEMS business
A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates Selects Silex Microsystems' SmartBlocks™ for ...
7, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Microsystems, the world's largest pure-play MEMS foundry, announced today that A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates ("AMFitzgerald"), a MEMS product development firm, has selected Silex's SmartBlocks™ technology for its ...
today Sacramento Bee - MEMS business
Research and Markets: MEMS for Biomedical Applications
Part one introduces the fundamentals of MEMS for biomedical applications, exploring the microfabrication of polymers and reviewing sensor and actuator mechanisms. Part two goes on to consider MEMS for biomedical sensing and diagnostic applications.
yesterday The Herald | - MEMS business
Coventor Strengthens Industry's Only Integrated MEMS+IC Co-Design Solution ...
CARY, NC, Nov 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Coventor(R), Inc., the leading supplier of design automation software for developing micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), today introduced the MEMS+(R) 3.0 design platform, the latest version ...
today MarketWatch (press release) - MEMS business


Coming soon: Tabletop molecular movies
One of the most urgently sought-after goals in modern science is the ability to observe the detailed dynamics of chemical reactions as they happen, that is, on the spatial scale of molecules, atoms, and electrons, and on the time scale of picoseconds or even shorter ...
today - Nanotechnology
Researchers create laser the size of a virus particle
A Northwestern University research team has found a way to manufacture single laser devices that are the size of a virus particle and that operate at room temperature. These plasmonic nanolasers could be readily integrated into silicon-based photonic devices, all-optical circuits and nanoscale biosensors ...
yesterday - Nanotechnology
Clear as ... paper? Scientists 'see' through solid layers
Scientists said Wednesday they have developed a method to "see through" layers of thin, solid material in a breakthrough that holds promise for medical imaging, nanotechnology—and the spy trade. Scientists said Wednesday they have developed a method ...
today Phys.Org - Nanotechnology
thumbnailA nanomaterial stronger than a speeding bullet
The methods the team developed for producing laboratory-scale high-speed impacts, and for measuring the impacts' effects in a precise way, “can be an extremely useful quantitative tool for the development of protective nanomaterials,” says Lee, the ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Data storage: How magnetic recording heats up
Most electronic data is stored on magnetic hard drives that spin at many thousands of revolutions per minute. To keep pace with ever-growing storage demand, however, achieving greater storage capacities by simply increasing the size of disks is infeasible ...
today - Nanotechnology
Scientists Make Light Travel Infinitely Fast
Scientists Make Light Travel Infinitely Fast A team of scientists is claiming to have achieved the seemingly impossible: it's managed to create a nanoscale device which allows light to travel infinitely fast. But how the hell did they do it, and what ...
today Gizmodo - Nanotechnology
thumbnailProtective nanotechnology: Nanomaterials for capturing nerve agents
Protective nanotechnology: Nanomaterials for capturing nerve agents. (Nanowerk Spotlight) Protection against nerve agents – such as tabun, sarin, soman, VX, and others – is a major terrorism concern of security experts. Nerve agents, which attack the ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology

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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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