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Northrop Demos Micro GPS Navigation Alternative for DARPA
DARPA and Northrop launched the eight-year Navigation-Grade Integrated Micro Gyroscopes project in October 2005 to develop technology for self-contained, chip-scale inertial navigation and precision guidance. Micro-NMRG technology contains no ...
today ExecutiveBiz (blog) - MEMS technology
Watch 'Intelligent' Blobs Sort Themselves by Surface Tension
They even use the blobs to make simple machines that produce circular motion, oscillations or one machine that sorts blobs by surface tension. That has implications for technologies such as microfluidics in which chemicals are pumped through ...
today MIT Technology Review - MEMS technology
thumbnailNovel supercapacitor design could result in cell phones that recharge in ...
According to scientists, it is the first supercapacitor constructed out of silicon so it can be placed into a silicon chip along with the microelectronic circuitry that it powers. They add that it is likely that these power cells can be made out of the ...
today - MEMS technology
Optical systems designers, here's an informative talk on galvos
A webcast produced on Wednesday, Oct. 23 by Laser Focus World, with Scott Schmidt, Laser Processing & Micromachining Group Manager at Aerotech as presenter, is all about the use of precision galvos. Scott's presentation, called "Improving High-Speed ...
yesterday Laser Focus world - MEMS technology

MEMS business

76 percent CAGR for MEMS oscillator units from 2012-2017
USA: Oscillators and clock generators are timing devices, which are needed in just about all electronic circuits. Quartz crystal oscillators, along with clock generators, are a $5 billion market that MEMS oscillator vendors are hoping to crack. Quartz ...
today CIOL - MEMS business
Ajai Shukla: A great model for great projects
Over the years, DARPA's innovations - including the internet, stealth technology, global positioning satellites, drones, and micro-electro-mechanical systems - have advanced the frontiers of military science and catalysed multi-billion dollar ...
yesterday Business Standard - MEMS business
CopyTele Enters Into License Agreement With Elixir Industries
The company currently has 6 patent portfolios in the areas of Key Based Web Conferencing Encryption, E-Paper® Electrophoretic Displays, Nano Field Emission Displays, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Displays, Loyalty Conversion Systems, and ...
yesterday Marketwired (press release) - MEMS business


New and verified computer model improves machining of nanoscale ...
At the nanoscale, brittle materials exhibit a certain degree of plasticity. Each material has a particular depth of cut that allows clean shearing to occur without chipping or fracturing on, or beneath, its surface. This point, known as the critical ...
today Phys.Org - Nanotechnology
Inexpensive nanomaterial boosts battery capacity
(Nanowerk News) Battery-powered cars offer many environmental benefits, but a car with a full tank of gasoline can travel further. By improving the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries, a new electrode made from iron oxide nanoparticles could help ...
today Nanowerk - Nanotechnology
New Approach to Make Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Panels Using ...
New Approach to Make Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Panels Using Nanotechnology. Published on October 23, 2013 at 8:25 AM. Photovoltaic devices, which tap the power of the sun and convert it to electricity, offer a green -- and potentially unlimited ...
today - Nanotechnology
Low-priced nanotechnology plastic photovoltaics
Low-priced nanotechnology plastic photovoltaics. (Nanowerk News) Photovoltaic devices, which tap the power of the sun and convert it to electricity, offer a green -- and potentially unlimited -- alternative to fossil fuel use. So why haven't solar ...
yesterday Nanowerk - Nanotechnology
Atomically thin device could bring new class of electronics
However, new research has moved a significant step toward fabricating complex nanoscale electronics, they said. The researchers report success in integrating two atomically thin materials -- molybdenum disulfide and carbon nanotubes -- to create what ...
yesterday - Nanotechnology
Nanoscale “LEGO” Setup of Aluminum Studs Improves Solar Cell Efficiency
LEGO inspires solar cell design 300x199 Nanoscale LEGO Setup of Aluminum Studs Improves Solar Cell Efficiency Most often, precious metals like gold and silver are used in solar cell efficiency. Now, an international research team has found that ...
today The Green Optimistic - Nanotechnology
thumbnailArt form, nanotechnology combine to advance batteries
(Nanowerk News) A combination of nanotechnology and the traditional art of paper folding, known as origami, could be a key to a significant step toward improved battery technologies. Arizona State University engineers have constructed a lithium-ion ...
today Nanowerk - Nanotechnology
Project aims to mass-produce 'nanopetals' for sensors, batteries
( —Researchers at Purdue University are developing a method to mass-produce a new type of nanomaterial for advanced sensors and batteries, with an eye toward manufacturing in the Midwest. Research findings indicate the material shows ...
today Phys.Org - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

Global Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS) Market (2012 - 2022) by ...
NEMS, i.e. Nanoelectromechanical Systems, are used for the devices integrating mechanical and electrical functionality on the nanoscale. NEMS is the advanced level of miniaturization after MEMS devices. NEMS includes various devices like sensors, ...
today PR Newswire (press release) - Nanotech business

Featured Event

Attend SPIE MOEMS-MEMS 2014, part of SPIE Photonics West, on the latest optical MEMS, biomedical MEMS and sensors, microfluidics, MEMS, MOEMS, micro-optics, adaptive optics research. This conference explores how MEMS and MOEMS will enable the mass-produced miniaturized products and integrated systems of the future. Learn more at:

Event Calendar

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
Flexible MEMS Solutions
Online 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Michelle Bourke, Business Group Director, Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology
MEMS in Motion Collaboration Summit
2013-11-04 - 2013-11-06
Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa Hotel, CA, USA
A networking-focused event exclusively for inertial devices
MIG MEMS Executive Congress U.S.
2013-11-07 - 2013-11-08
Napa, CA
Meet your next customer at MEMS Executive Congress!
Manufacturing Trends for Consumer Inertial MEMS
Online 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
Laurent Robin, Activity Leader Inertial MEMS Devices & Technologies, Yole Developpement & Michael McLaughlin, Business Development - Yole Inc.
2013 3D ASIP
2013-12-11 - 2013-12-13
Burlingame, CA
3D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging
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
The 9th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems
2014-04-13 - 2014-04-16
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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