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MEMS technology

Water robots home in on pollution
The project designed a floating platform based on microelectronics and micro-fabrication sensor technology (i.e. miniature sensors that are integrated in a network of independent floating robots and fixed buoys). The sensors were embedded in an ambient ...
2013-02-01 Nanowerk LLC - MEMS technology
thumbnailVacuum Pressure Sensors include analog and digital versions.
... piezo-resistive, electro-optic, electro-magnetic, variable reluctance, magneto resistive, digital encoders, thermistors, thermocouples, RTDs, capacitive, resonant beam, application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), micro-electromechanical ...
today ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release) - MEMS technology
thumbnailSecuraTrac Smartphone App Connects Biosensor Patch to the Cloud
About the size of a Band-Aid, the SecurePatch incorporates micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors and system-on-a-chip (SoC) semiconductors and transmits notifications to a smartphone within a 50-foot radius. Caregivers can configure the ...
2013-01-31 eWeek - MEMS technology
thumbnailSelf-Assembling Silica Microwires for Next-Generation Optical Devices
“This changes the directionality and rate of the microfluidics flow,” explains John Canning, PhD, team member and a professor in the School of Chemistry at The University of Sydney, Australia. “That control of the convective flow is what is unique ...
2013-02-01 Novus Light Technologies Today - MEMS technology

MEMS business

SWS's Licenses its Spectrometer Technology to Hamamatsu Photonics
The company leverages its highly talented teams in MEMS (micro electromechanical systems) design and development as well as analog/mixed-signal and radio frequency integrated circuits (RFICs) to provide highly innovative solutions and products in ...
today PR Web (press release) - MEMS business
How To Build A Real $1 Million Bionic Man
Rex's kidney was developed at the University of California San Francisco by microelectromechanical researcher Shyvo Roy. The artificial kidney, which is expected to begin clinical trials in 2017, is built with a silicon nanoscale filtration system ...
2013-02-01 Fast Company - MEMS business
thumbnailWolfson cashes in as shoppers keep taking tablets
Wolfson has led the development of micro-electro-mechanical system (Mems) microphones, which deliver better sound quality than previous chips. Smartphone makers have been adding more than one Mems microphone to their devices in order to cut down ...
2013-02-02 Scotsman - MEMS business
Intel Foundries MEMS for Fuel Cell Start-up Nectar | Technology Blog
In the last couple of years there have been announcements that Intel will be acting as a foundry for FPGA company Achronix, PLD maker Tabula and programmable network processor provider Netronome, as well as much ...
Dick James 2013-01-31 - MEMS business
thumbnailCountdown to Kickoff
MOEMS-MEMS is where you will find the latest on microfluidics, MEMs, MOEMs, micro-optics and adaptive optics research. The symposium Chair is Harald Schenk of the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (Germany). Symposium Co-Chair is ...
2013-01-31 Novus Light Technologies Today - MEMS business
ST ships three billionth MEMS chip
According to information and analytics firm IHS, ST's total MEMS and sensor sales grew more than 19 percent in 2012, reaching a total of approximately $800 million. In the largest of these markets, motion sensors in mobile handsets and tablets, ST's ...
today Electronics News - MEMS business


thumbnailResearchers Probe Cells on Nanoscale Using Gigahertz Waves
Sound waves are widely used in medical imaging, such as when doctors take an ultrasound of a developing fetus. Now scientists have developed a way to use sound to probe tissue on a much tinier scale. Researchers from the University of Bordeaux in ...
2013-02-01 - Nanotechnology
thumbnailGiant Carbon Molecules for Sustainable Technologies: In a Joint Research ...
Scientists in the joint research project "FUNgraphen" have developed new carbon macromolecules and molecular carbon composite materials with special properties. The molecules are derived from graphene, a substance that consists of individual layers of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb-like pattern.
2013-02-02 Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
Nanoscale MRI being developed
(—Two independent groups of scientists in the U.S. and Germany have reduced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) down to the nanoscale, which may enable them in the future to non-destructively detect and image ...
2013-02-01 - Nanotechnology
Researchers Probe Cells on Nanoscale Using Gigahertz Waves
Sound waves are widely used in medical imaging, such as when doctors take an ultrasound of a developing fetus. Now scientists have developed a way to use sound to probe tissue on a much tinier scale.
2013-02-01 - Nanotechnology
thumbnailDiamond-Based Quantum Devices Shrink MRI to Nanoscale
His team is one of two that have used NMR to detect hydrogen atoms in samples measuring just a few nanometers across. The second team was led by Daniel Rugar, manager of nanoscale studies at IBM's Almaden Research Center in San Jose, California.
today Scientific American - Nanotechnology
thumbnailSelf-powered nanoscale devices never need new batteries
An image of a nanoscale chip engineered by Peter Kinget's lab. He is attempting to It's relatively simple to build a device capable of detecting wireless signals if you don't mind making one that consumes lots of power. It's not so easy to design ...
today R & D Magazine - Nanotechnology
thumbnailCarbon nanotechnology - stronger than Kevlar, light as a tee-shirt, and cheap ...
(Nanowerk News) Forty years ago, Dupont Company revolutionized protective gear when they introduced Kevlar, a fiber made of super-strong, rigid polymer molecules belonging to a small class called aramids. Since then, improvements to strong textile ...
2013-02-02 Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailRoutes towards defect-free graphene
A new way of growing graphene without the defects that weaken it and prevent electrons from flowing freely within it could open the way to large-scale manufacturing of graphene-based devices with applications in fields such as electronics, energy, and healthcare.
2013-02-01 Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanoscale 3D Spintronic Memory Chip Created for First Time
Scientists constructed an experimental version of a new kind of nanoscale 3D microchip that allows to store data in many layers upwards and without transistors, both a radically new way of building memory chips. On top of that, the Cambridge scientists ...
2013-02-02 Science World Report - Nanotechnology

Featured Event

International Microwave Symposium (IMS)
The IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium is the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice. It consists of a full week of events, including technical paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials, as well as a full set of social events. The symposium also hosts a huge commercial exhibition, organized by MP Associates.

Event Calendar

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
MIG MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Co-located with Smart Systems Integration 2013
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
MIG M2M Forum
2013-05-08 - 2013-05-09
Boston, MA
The annual members' meeting of MEMS Industry Group.
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 !
International Microwave Symposium (IMS)
2013-06-02 - 2013-06-07
Seattle, Washington
Join top engineers and scientists in the RF & Microwave Field at IMS!
Sensors Expo and Conference
2013-06-05 - 2013-06-06
Rosemont, IL
Sensing Technologies Driving Tomorrow's Solutions
MIG MEMS Executive Congress U.S.
2013-11-07 - 2013-11-08
Napa, CA
Meet your next customer at MEMS Executive Congress!

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