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thumbnailKistler's Type 8315 K-Beam capacitive MEMS accelerometer suits R&D and ...
Kistler's Type 8315 K-Beam capacitive MEMS accelerometer suits R&D and OEM processes. Kistler Instrumentscontact supplier. Type 8315 single-axis accelerometer. Kistler Instruments has introduced the Type 8315 single-axis accelerometer, which is ...
today The Engineer - MEMS technology
thumbnailPhoto Release -- Northrop Grumman Develops New Gallium Arsenide E-Band ...
These new products are an example of Northrop's ongoing effort to push the boundaries of robust GaAs technology, said Frank Kropschot, general manager, Microelectronics Products and Services, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. "Customers ...
today GlobeNewswire (press release) - MEMS technology
thumbnailPolymer Brushes in 3D
It can also be used in the fabrication of next-generation microelectronic devices. Other areas of application include biocompatible coatings for implants, chemical sensors, and new “intelligent” materials. Although progress has been made with regard to ...
yesterday - MEMS technology
thumbnailDARPA Builds Microscale Pumps to Evacuate Tiny Vacuum Chambers
DARPA-funded researchers recently demonstrated the world's smallest vacuum pumps. This breakthrough technology may create new national security applications for electronics and sensors that require a vacuum: highly sensitive gas analyzers that can ...
today PCB007 (press release) - MEMS technology
Producing cheaper and more flexible multiple thin crystalline silicon wafers
The demand for thin and ultra-thin crystalline silicon wafers responds to the application possibilities offered by 3D circuit integration of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) with conventional microchips and also to the latest generation of ...
yesterday Science Daily (press release) - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Mems chips bring revolution to STMicro
Mr Vigna, head of the analogue and sensors division at French chipmaker STMicro, had an idea to use a new type of semiconductor called Micro Electro Mechanical Systems for a games console controller, as the chip could be used to track physical ...
today Financial Times - MEMS business
Honeywell adds new members to PKS advantage program
It is based on microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technology to reduce power consumption and has two years of battery life with continuous monitoring. The other new members are wireless M2M communications specialists Redline Communications ...
today Digital Energy Journal - MEMS business
STMicro's tie-up exit to cost up to $500m
MEMS, or micro-electro-mechanical systems, are used in movement and direction sensors for mobile phones, automobiles and fitness products such as Nike's Fuelband. STMicroelectronics said it had shipped 3bn MEMS sensors. Placed in a line, they would ...
today Financial Times - MEMS business
Air Liquide to Acquire Voltaix, an Electronics Materials Company
Precursors are molecules with specific physical and chemical properties that are used for depositing critical layers during fabrication of microelectronic devices. Air Liquide utilizes a comprehensive process for designing, screening and ...
yesterday Wall Street Journal (press release) - MEMS business
Bosch and ST top MEMS supplier ranking
Bosch and STMicroelectronics shared the top spot in the 2012 MEMS supplier ranking, with both reporting sales of around $800million. According to a report from IHS iSuppli, the top 20 MEMS manufacturers last year accounted for a whopping 77% of the ...
today New Electronics - MEMS business


thumbnailSemiconductors On Graphene Have Huge Potential, Exciting Research in Norway
Graphene is definitely the hottest topic right now among nanomaterial researchers. The pure-carbon material is by far the thinnest and strongest known to exist. It is 200 times stronger than steel, conducts electricity 100 times faster than silicon and ...
yesterday Science World Report - Nanotechnology
Nanoscale State-of-Charge Mapping Reveals Lithium Ion Movement in Electrodes
The research is reported in an article entitled, “Intercalation Pathway in Many-Particle LiFePO4 Electrode Revealed by Nanoscale State-of-Charge Mapping” in the journal Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (3), pp 866-872. Authors include Sandia physicist Farid El ...
yesterday - Nanotechnology
Graphene and semiconductor technology together: smaller, cheaper, better
The researchers have also benefited significantly from funding allocated under the Research Programme on Nanotechnology and New Materials (NANOMAT) and the Large-Scale Programme Clean Energy for the Future (RENERGI). The professor points out ...
yesterday Nanotechnology News (press release) - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNovel Nanoscale Thermometer to Study Heat Dissipation in Molecular-Scale ...
In findings that could help overcome a major technological hurdle in the road toward smaller and more powerful electronics, an international research team involving University of Michigan engineering researchers, has shown the unique ways in which heat ...
today - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanotechnology 'welders' create single atom contacts between gold and ...
Nanotechnology 'welders' create single atom contacts between gold and graphene nanoribbons. (Nanowerk News) Scientists at Aalto University, Finland and Utrecht University, the Netherlands have created single atom contacts between gold and graphene ...
today Nanowerk - Nanotechnology

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Event Calendar

Transducers 2013 & Eurosensors XXVII
2013-06-16 - 2013-06-20
Barcelona, Spain
The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems
Micro- and Nano-electromechanical Switches
Online 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
A Detailed Look into these Promising Technologies
MotionTracking Developers Conference
San Francisco, CA
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
SPIE Advanced Lithography 2014
2014-02-23 - 2014-02-27
San Jose, CA

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