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thumbnailThe battery breakthrough that could charge your iPhone in five SECONDS
Called micro-scale graphene-based supercapacitors, the devices can charge and discharge a hundred to a thousand times faster than standard batteries. Made from a one-atom–thick layer of carbon, can be easily manufactured and readily integrated into ...
2013-03-01 Daily Mail - MEMS technology
thumbnailMemsCam Mimics Lytro, Will Bring 'Take Now, Focus Later' Tech to Smartphones
It does this, all the while taking advantage of the MEMS (microelectromechanical silicone system) technology for which it was named. Long words aside, that basically means that it is significantly smaller, lighter, and less power-hungry than ...
2013-03-02 PetaPixel - MEMS technology
Motion control, other innovative interfaces inch closer to reality
The feature uses micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) sensors to enable you to control a mobile device by hovering over it (within about two inches) without actually touching the glass. At the TED conference, also this week, an MIT grad student ...
2013-03-01 ZDNet - MEMS technology
thumbnailPaper on Water-Immersible MEMS Scanning Mirror for Photoacoustic ...
Their paper, “Water-immersible MEMS scanning mirror designed for wide-field fast-scanning photoacoustic microscopy,” is a joint work between Zou's Micro/Nano Imaging and Sensing Technologies (MIST) group and Dr. Lihong Wang's Optical Imaging Lab ...
2013-03-02 - MEMS technology
Primoceler Sells First Micro Welding Machine with Radically Reduced Heat ...
TAMPERE, Finland, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Microfabrication company Primoceler Inc. ( has finalized the first sale of its new laser-based welding machine for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). A company based in ...
today eReleases (press release) - MEMS technology

MEMS business

MEMS Microphone Market Tops 2 Billion Units
2012 was a good year for microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphones designed for mobile devices, according to the IHS iSuppli MEMS & Sensors Special Report. Four major applications—cell phones, laptops, headsets, and media tablets—helped ...
today Mobile Dev & Design - MEMS business
thumbnailIP? Chips? Which way?
What's more, Starboard said in a Feb. 19 letter to Tessera's board, the company's pursuit of the latest, and it hopes, greatest, in miniaturization for camera optics -- MEMS (microelectromechanical systems) -- will be a financial black hole for some ...
2013-03-01 The Deal Pipeline - MEMS business
Are MEMS-based Smartphone Cameras the Next Big Thing?
So you've never heard of MEMS technology? It's OK, only the geeky have for the most part. MEMS stands for “microelectromechanical system” and are microscopic machines that replace the larger, bulkier, heavier and power sucking predecessors. MEMS is ...
today Forbes - MEMS business
thumbnailDRS microbolometers to be built by Cypress
At its Bloomington facility, Cypress has been accredited as a so-called Category 1A Trusted Fab for fabrication, design, and testing of US DoD microelectronic circuitry. "With our proprietary microbolometer production process and Cypress's ...
today Vision Systems Design - MEMS business
Avnet Memec signs agreement with MEMS sensor line
“Aligning with InvenSense is very exciting as they have industry-leading MEMS sensors, and their 6- and 9-axis MotionTracking devices are particularly compelling and innovative,” said Steve Haynes, president of Avnet Memec. “Also, their proven products ...
2013-03-01 ElectroIQ - MEMS business
Nano Labs Develops Diagnostic Technology to Identify Tuberculosis (TB ...
The Company's aim is to establish a commercial PoC and LoC biosensors using modern techniques by either applying common Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) batch processes, or by using simpler and more modular methods such as soft ...
today MarketWatch (press release) - MEMS business


Anasys Reports On NIST Announcement Illustrating Chemical Composition With ...
Anasys Instruments reports on the NIST announcement in their Tech Beat publication which describes the work of Andrea Centrone and his colleagues demonstrating the use of AFM-IR for chemical composition studies at nanoscale resolution. The latest work ...
today Photonics Online - Nanotechnology

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Event Calendar

MIG MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Co-located with Smart Systems Integration 2013
Semi-Therm 29
2013-03-17 - 2013-03-21
San Jose, CA
Thermal Innovations that Make the World's Technology Cool
Inertial Micropump Technology for Microfluidic Applications
Online 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
8th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems
2013-04-07 - 2013-04-10
Suzhou, China
7th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology
2013-04-10 - 2013-04-12
Marina del Rey, CA
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
Workshop on Nanomechanical Sensing
2013-05-01 - 2013-05-03
Stanford, CA
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"
ECTC 2013 (Electronic Components and Technology Conference)
2013-05-28 - 2013-05-31
Las Vegas, NV
EIPBN (3-Beams) Conference
2013-05-28 - 2013-05-31
Nashville, TN
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
Transducers 2013 & Eurosensors XXVII
2013-06-16 - 2013-06-20
Barcelona, Spain
The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems
AVS 60th International Symposium & Exhibition
2013-10-27 - 2013-11-01
Long Beach, CA
MicroTAS 2013
2013-10-27 - 2013-10-31
Freiburg, Germany
The 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences
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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