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thumbnailCities Of The Future, Built By Drones, Bacteria, And 3-D Printers
The Robobees project at Harvard is exploring micro-scale robotics, wireless sensor arrays, and multi-agent systems to build robotic insects that exhibit the swarming behaviors of bees. They see a future where “coordinated agile robotic insects” are ...
today Co.Exist - MEMS technology
thumbnailXRM Characterization for Determining the Reliability of Wire Bond Packaging ...
... stress measurements. Moreover, in addition to 3D interconnect morphology, the microscope can simultaneously provide additional failure analysis information such as broken wires that cause opens and wires touching wires that cause shorts.
today - MEMS technology
Tiny chip provides precise GPS navigation without the GPS
Six microfabricated layers make up the TIMU, each one 50 microns thick (the thickness of a human hair) and each performing a different function, DARPA said. Altogether, the whole package takes up 10 cubic millimeters. ?Both the structural layer of the ...
2013-04-20 ElectroIQ - MEMS technology
thumbnailScience IBM Tries Its Hand at Concentrated Solar With 5000x Collector
Versus the passive air cooling of some previous concentrating solar systems, the microfluidic system is just tens of micrometers away from the chips, allowing them to stay virtually unheated at 2,000 times sunlight, according to the project team. The ...
today DailyTech - MEMS technology
thumbnailHigh-tech specs: Electronic eyeglasses offer wearers more control
The eyeglasses have "a microchip, composite lenses with a thin transparent LCD-like layer, miniature rechargeable batteries and a micro-machine accelerometer to detect tilt," according to a press release. "The microchip, micro-accelerometer and ...
2013-04-19 Altoona Mirror - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Automotive, wireless applications to drive pressure sensors to become top ...
Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) pressure sensors will achieve accelerated growth this year and become the leading type of MEMS device, driven by increasing use in automotive and the fast-growing handset space, according to insights from the IHS ...
today ElectroIQ - MEMS business
I-Micronews - MEMS : Micrel expands MEMS foundry capabilities...
The decision seems to be appropriate and timely, because of the limited number of MEMS production sites in the US. Founded in 1978, Micrel has a long track record of sustained profitability -- the company says that it has ...
2013-04-20 - MEMS business
thumbnailDRS and Lockheed Martin join DARPA LRT program to develop new laser radar ...
ARLINGTON, Va., 22 April 2013. Electro-optical sensor experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. and DRS Technologies Inc. are joining a U.S. military research program to develop laser detector array and laser transmitter technologies for multiple-modality, ...
yesterday Military & Aerospace Electronics - MEMS business


thumbnailNanowires grown on graphene have surprising structure
Li also is affiliated with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the Micro and Nanotechnology Lab, and the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Lab, all at the U. of I. ####. For more information, please click here. Contacts: Liz ...
today Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
Physicists Find Right (and Left) Solution for On-Chip Optics
Apr. 22, 2013 — A Harvard-led team of researchers has created a new type of nanoscale device that converts an optical signal into waves that travel along a metal surface. Significantly, the device can recognize specific kinds of polarized light and ...
today Science Daily (press release) - Nanotechnology
thumbnailFor the first time, nanotechnology researchers watch the self-assembly of ...
(Nanowerk News) In a new study performed at the Center for Nanoscale Materials at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, researchers have for the first time seen the self-assembly of nanoparticle chains in situ, that is, in ...
2013-04-20 Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
thumbnailSpecial deal on photon-to-electron conversion: Two for one! New technique ...
Throughout decades of research on solar cells, one formula has been considered an absolute limit to the efficiency of such devices in converting sunlight into electricity: Called the Shockley-Queisser efficiency limit, it posits that the ultimate conversion efficiency can never exceed 34 percent for a single optimized semiconductor junction.
2013-04-19 Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanoscale MRI lets doctors see patients' individual molecules
The nanoscale MRI has a resolution up to 10,000 times better than a standard MRI. To create the new MRI, scientists used defects in diamonds. When light is directed at them, they pick up the magnetic properties of nearby atoms in a cell. "We have to ...
today - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

thumbnailNanotechnology the Focus of UCLA Annual Tech Forum - AZoNano
Talks will cover such areas as the use of nanotechnology in the fields of health care, renewable energy and mobile devices; the development of sustainable fuels, better drinking water supplies and treatments for toxic groundwater; and new materials for ...
today - Nanotech business

Featured Event

MEMS Business Forum 2013
So what are the emerging "killer apps" enabled by MEMS devices? And what are the next set of MEMS technologies that will enable new applications? These are the key questions that will drive the discussion at this seminal event - MEMS Business Forum 2012. This event will feature leading MEMS business and technology visionaries to stimulate the discussion. The future is bright for MEMS - attend this event to identify future MEMS technology and application trends, exchange ideas, form new companies and network with your industry peers!

Event Calendar

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"
11th Annual MEPTEC MEMS Technology Symposium
San Jose, CA
MEMS-enabled e-health revolution !
Workshop on Nano and Micro Manufacturing
2013-05-22 - 2013-05-23
Dearborn, MI
Nano and micro workshop concentrating on end users and manufacturers
MEMS Business Forum 2013
San Jose, CA
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!
SPIE Photonics West 2014
2014-02-01 - 2014-02-06
San Francisco, CA

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