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NIST shows how to make a compact frequency comb in minutes
Conventional microfabrication techniques, by contrast, may require hours, days or even weeks. The NIST technique involves laser machining of a quartz rod (a common type of glass) to shape and polish a small, smooth disk within which light can circulate ...
yesterday EurekAlert (press release) - MEMS technology
thumbnailTrapped T-Rays Aid Scanners
The structure is made of tiny (micro-scale) cavities etched into the surface of silicon. Terahertz waves that hit the structure are captured and compressed inside the cavities. "By tailoring the silicon properties through the use of micro-structures ...
today Laboratory Equipment - MEMS technology
thumbnailNew Optical Interferometry System for Fast Areal Surface Measurement of ...
The product is a new optical interferometry system for fast areal surface measurement of microscale and nanoscale surfaces that are immune to environmental noise. The innovative process uses wavelength scanning interferometry together with an ...
today - MEMS technology
MEMS Nixes Temperature Compensation
SiTime is claiming a 30-times boost in stability for its micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) oscillators, which it characterizes as "flat" over the entire temperature range. TempFlat oscillators vary as little as 20 parts per million (ppm) today ...
yesterday EE Times - MEMS technology
Understanding Low-Power IC Design Techniques
A former MIT graduate student, Patrick Mercier, who is now an assistant professor at the University of San Diego, helped develop an integrated radio transmitter circuit at Microsystems Technology Laboratories of MIT (MTL) powered by this biological ...
yesterday Electronic Design - MEMS technology
thumbnailSupercomputers help microfluidics researchers make waves at the microscopic ...
Exploring the phase space of fluid deformations using high throughput computing: Each configuration of microfluidic system (pillar diameter, channel height, and flow speed) results is a specific fluid deformation. XSEDE resources were used to classify ...
today Phys.Org - MEMS technology
thumbnailSiTime Introduces TempFlat MEMS That Eliminates Temperature Compensation
“SiTime's TempFlat MEMS is an exciting development that enables SiTime to target any precision timing application, without exception. The unbeatable combination of SiTime's TempFlat MEMS technology and semiconductor infrastructure will permanently ...
today - MEMS technology

MEMS business

Leti and EV Group launch a Common Lab
“This project leverages CEA-Leti's global leadership in wafer-bonding research and EVG's unparalleled expertise in developing wafer bonding equipment and process technology.” “Like all common labs that Leti creates with its partners, this project is ...
today - MEMS business


thumbnailBioinspired nanotechnology colorimetric assays - turning trash into treasure
(Nanowerk Spotlight) Colorimetric sensing techniques require only the naked eye or ordinary visible color photography and are attractive because of their low cost, use of inexpensive equipment, and above all, their simple-to-understand results ...
today Nanowerk - Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology researchers image individual atoms in a living catalytic reaction
(Nanowerk News) Groundbreaking new electron microscopy technology developed at the York JEOL Nanocentre at the University of York is allowing researchers to observe and analyse single atoms, small clusters and nanoparticles in dynamic in-situ ...
today Nanowerk - Nanotechnology
Novel quantum dot-based technique sees 100 different molecules in a single cell
The researchers note that because this methodology uses commercially available enzymes and standard fluorescence microscopes, it is relatively low cost. They also plan to automate the procedure using microfluidics and automated image processing ...
today Nanowerk - Nanotechnology

Featured Event

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Event Calendar

Prospects for MEMS and Sensors in the Automotive Sector
Online 11:30 AM ET, 8:30 AM PT
T Sensors Summit Presentation
2013-10-23 - 2013-10-25
Stanford, 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!
The 27th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems
2014-01-26 - 2014-01-30
San Francisco, CA
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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