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thumbnailVelcro Device Captures Circulating Tumor Cells In Blood
24, 2012) – Researchers at RIKEN report a new Velcro-like microfluidic device that captures and releases tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream. The device was developed by a team led by Hsiao-hua Yu from the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute in ...
2012-12-23 Asian Scientist Magazine - MEMS technology
thumbnailRGV100HL Rotation Stage
The stage is for demanding applications requiring fast dynamic response and for tasks that require moving larger platens. It is suited for semiconductor wafer inspection and metrology, laser micromachining, microrobotics, motion simulators, rate tables ...
2012-12-20 - MEMS technology
thumbnailSandia's glitter-sized cells aim to revolutionize solar power
The new cells are fabricated using microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems that give them more applications, improved performance and reduced cost. The team believes that the units could easily be mass-produced using existing fabrication ...
2012-12-24 EcoChunk - MEMS technology
New Dynamic Dual-Core Optical Fiber Enhances Data Routes On Information ...
"An implication of our work is that we would integrate more of these functions within the fiber backbone," says Loh, "through the introduction of MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) functionality in the fibers." Since the new process utilizes ...
2012-12-20 Science Daily (press release) - MEMS technology
thumbnailHXP1000 Hexapod
Applications include optics and satellite assembly and testing, wafer alignment and bonding, x-ray diffraction, biotechnology, surgery, materials analysis, astronomy, micromachining, micromanipulation, sensor calibration and simulation. The actuators ...
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MEMS business

thumbnailCoherent extends ultrafast expansion with $52M Lumera Laser buy-out
In a brief statement announcing the deal, Coherent said it had bought the firm, which specializes in picosecond pulse lasers used in micromachining applications, for $52 million cash. Coherent CEO John Ambroseo said: “The acquisition of Lumera ...
2012-12-21 - MEMS business
Photonics investment meet sees more participation
... The early diagnosis of diseases through new detection methods, communication and data infrastructure in the 21st century, consumer devices, LED (light emitting diodes) lighting, lasers, advanced displays and sensors, 3D IC packaging, micro ...
today Laser Focus world - MEMS business
MEMS to Host TechZone at CES
According to a release, micro-electromechanical systems are used in smartphones, tablets, game controllers, notebooks, and other consumer electronics. "MEMS devices have been the 'secret ingredient' in consumer electronics for far too long," said Karen ...
2012-12-21 ElectroIQ - MEMS business


thumbnail'Carbon Galaxy' and other amazing nanotechnology images
(Nanowerk News) Here is another installment of our collection of amazing images from nanotechnology labs from all over the world. You can find other nanotechnology images here. Visualization methods provide an important tool in materials science for ...
2012-12-21 Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailIran Unveils New System for Purification of Wastes Using Nanotechnology
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveiled 'the System for Purification of Garbage Sewage and Special Wastes by Using Nanotechnology' in Nanotechnology Research Center of Babol Noshirvani University of Technology in the Northern city of Babol ...
2012-12-24 Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
Nanoscale Window to Biological World
Dec. 20, 2012 — If the key to winning battles is knowing both your enemy and yourself, then scientists are now well on their way toward becoming the Sun Tzus of medicine by taking a giant step toward a priceless advantage -- the ability to see the ...
2012-12-20 Science Daily (press release) - Nanotechnology
'Molecular levers' may make materials better
In a forced game of molecular tug-of war, some strings of atoms can act like a lever, accelerating reactions 1000 times faster than other molecules. The discovery suggests that scientists could use these molecular levers to drive chemical and mechanical reactivity among atoms and ultimately engineer more efficient materials.
2012-12-23 Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
Study Provides New Insights into Nanoscale Disruptions in - AZoNano
MIT researchers now have new insights into how 'stress corrosion cracking' may be affected by nanoscale disruptions in the crystalline structure of metallic materials.
2012-12-21 - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanoscale probe leads to observation that dragonflies have human-like ...
(Nanowerk News) In a discovery that may prove important for cognitive science, our understanding of nature and applications for robot vision, researchers at the University of Adelaide have found evidence that the dragonfly is capable of higher-level ...
2012-12-21 Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Nanomaterial inspired by nature paves way for greener energy
December 21, 2012. Nanomaterial inspired by nature paves way for greener energy. (—A new nanomaterial, which finds its inspiration in nature, will provide the potential for more efficient and greener vehicles, rechargeable batteries and solar ...
2012-12-21 Phys.Org - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

thumbnailIranian Paint Industry Shows Great Interest in Nano-Based Products
At the exhibition, the commercialized nanotechnology-based products were introduced by Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council, including traffic nanopaint made by Reef Iran Chemical Complex and Pishgaman Fanavari Asia Company, self-cleaning ...
2012-12-23 Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotech business

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Event Calendar

MEMS TechZone and Conference Session at 2013 International CES
2013-01-08 - 2013-01-11
Las Vegas, Nevada
LVCC, South Hall 2, Booth 25321
Innovations in RF MEMS: from the University to Industry
Webinar 11:30 a.m. EST
Presented by: Prof Mina Rais-Zadeh, WIMS2 UMICH.
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
Mid-Atlantic Micro/Nano Alliance Spring Symposium
NIST, Gaithersburg MD
"Microsystems Technology: Fulfilling the Promise"
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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