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Mirrorcle Technologies scanning MEMS mirrors deployed in ...
Mirrorcle Technologies, Inc. (MTI), a California-based manufacturer of patented, gimbal-less beam-steering MEMS mirrors announces that the company's devices are being used in compact hand-held probes in portable ...
2012-11-21 - MEMS technology
UCSB sensor sniffs explosives through microfluidics, might replace Rover at ...
We're sure that most sniffer dogs would rather be playing fetch than hunting for bombs in luggage. If UC Santa Barbara has its way with a new sensor, those canines will have a lot more free time on their hands. The device manages a snout-like ...
2012-11-22 Engadget - MEMS technology
thumbnailLaser Turns Scotch Tape into 'Smart' Claw
A simple laser micromachining process can make wispy half-centimeter-long fingers out of the tape that, when exposed to water, become a tiny, reusable robotic claw that captures droplets. Researchers at Purdue University found that the tape — made ...
2012-11-21 - MEMS technology
Low-cost MEMS fabrication technology using a replica molding ...
Researchers at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), have developed a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device fabrication technology that uses only printing and injection ...
2012-11-21 - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Safety & Efficiency Drive Automotive MEMS Market Growth - IHS ...
IHS iSuppli's® MEMS & Sensors portal provides latest updates in MEMS technology offering keen market insights. To learn more, call us at 1-310-524-4007. - 2011 was the second consecutive “bumper year” for automotive MEMS sensors and ...
2012-11-19 - MEMS business
Memsic gets bid from private equity firm
LONDON – MEMS maker Memsic Inc. said IDG-Accel China Growth Fund II LP has offered to acquire the company for $4.00 per share, or about $96.8 million in cash. Memsic (Andover, Mass.) was founded in 1999 by Yang Zhao, who had previously worked ...
2012-11-21 EE Times - MEMS business
thumbnailMEMS sensors in gaming: $500M “Call of Duty” revenue will drive what's next in ...
“Halo 4” Made $220M the week before! The MEMS suppliers know where the money is with smart phones and tablets plus the gaming industry and you can be sure they are feverishly working on the next level of motion sensing to make gaming more realistic.
yesterday (blog) - MEMS business
Thorlabs Acquires Maxion
The Maxion group will join the Thorlabs quantum electronics (TQE) team, adding high-power GaAs laser diodes and microelectromechanical systems-based tunable vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers to the team's design and manufacturing capabilities.
today - MEMS business
I-Micronews - MEMS : SiTime is the fastest growing semiconductor ...
SiTime Corporation, an analog semiconductor company that is revolutionizing the timing market, today announced it is the fastest growing semiconductor company in North America, and is ranked 38th overall on Deloitte's ...
2012-11-22 - MEMS business
MEMS Education Series® Webinars - MEMS Industry Group
Where is the love for MEMS? Has the romance between the MEMS and semiconductor industries started to fizzle? Or is the real issue that for new equipment vendors, the appeal and new-ness of MEMS has faded as they salivate in anticipation of a switch from 300 to 450mm.
2012-11-24 - MEMS business
Sand 9 aims to disrupt $4B timing market in 2013, with better mobile devices a ...
After five years of work and $49 million in venture capital raised, Cambridge's Sand 9 expects to begin shipping commercial volumes of its micro-electromechanical (MEMS) devices — a substitute for ubiquitous quartz timing devices — in the second half ...
today L.A. Biz (blog) - MEMS business


Nanotechnology windows generate electricity from outside heat
Increasingly we are observing glass windows as a key building material in modern construction design. Specially in the urban areas presence of high rise residential and commercial buildings are clearly visible. At the same ...
2012-11-22 - Nanotechnology
Digital image correlation: measuring complex nanoscale systems
A thorough understanding of the complex hierarchical mechanics of nanoscale materials systems has been hindered by a lack of experimental techniques capable of measuring deformation of individual nanoscale elements ...
2012-11-22 - Nanotechnology
Making 'Nanospinning' Practical
The use of microfabrication technologies not only allowed the MTL researchers to pack their cones more tightly and sharpen their tips, but it also gave them much more precise control of the structure of the cones' surfaces. Indeed, the sides of the ...
2012-11-24 Lab Manager Laboratory News - Nanotechnology
thumbnailScientists Alter Order Of Rainbow Colors On Nanoscale
Lee Rannals for – Your Universe Online. King's College London researchers reported in the journal Nature's Scientific Reports they have demonstrated how to separate colors and create “rainbows” using nanoscale structure on a metal surface.
2012-11-20 RedOrbit - Nanotechnology
Capturing living cells in micro pyramids
A field full of pyramids, but on a micro scale. Each of the pyramids hides a living cell. Thanks to 3D micro- and nano scale fabrication, promising new applications can be found. One of them is applying the micro pyramids for cell research ...
2012-11-22 - Nanotechnology
thumbnailScientists capture lithium-ion batteries in nanoscale action
(Nanowerk News) The cherished portability of many popular electronics, from smart phones to laptops, mostly comes courtesy of lithium-ion batteries. Unfortunately, these dense and lightweight energy storage devices begin to degrade over time, steadily ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanotechnology simplifies hydrogen production for clean energy
(Nanowerk News) In the first-ever experiment of its kind, researchers have demonstrated that clean energy hydrogen can be produced from water splitting by using very small metal particles that are exposed to sunlight. In the article, “Outstanding ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology

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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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