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Thursday, December 8, 2011

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MEMS technology

thumbnailSelf-propelled microrockets detect dangerous bacteria in food and clinical samples
Micromachine-based isolation of bacterial targets from complex samples involving capture and release abilities of lectin-modified microengines. (Image: Wang Group, Department of Nanoengineering, University California San Diego) The motion and power of ...
today Nanowerk LLC - MEMS technology
Imec – Shock-induced MEMS energy harvester for car tyres could ...
The harvester has a record output power of 489µW when the vibrations closely match the MEMS' resonance vibration, which in this case is 1011Hz. Together with an automotive partner, Imec also validated the use of the ...
electropages today - MEMS technology
ATP hydrolysis drives microcantilever bending
His research interests include nanomechanical biosensors, surface chemistry and NEMS. María I Daudén is a PhD student of Prof. Jose L Carrascosa and she performed the purification and sample preparation of the gp19 ATPase. Prof. ...
today nanotechweb.org - MEMS technology
thumbnailMEMS chip enables battery-free sensors
A MEMS chip can harvest energy from vibrations inside car tires allowing a tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) to run battery-free, according to Belgian research institute IMEC. The new MEMS energy harvester technology from IMEC, which can be used ...
yesterday EE Times - MEMS technology
thumbnailIncreasing performance with III-V transistors on silicon
The researchers produced the new devices (Figure 1) using direct wafer bonding (DWB) techniques. The p-type layers of In0.53Ga0.47As (5nm) or In0.7Ga0.3As (10nm) were grown on 2-inch indium phosphide (100) substrates using metal-organic chemical vapor ...
yesterday Semiconductor Today - MEMS technology
Tiny Levers, Big Moves in Piezoelectric Sensors
... A team of university researchers, aided by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), have succeeded in integrating a new, highly efficient piezoelectric material into a silicon microelectromechanical system (MEMS). ...
yesterday Product Design & Development - MEMS technology

MEMS business

New Sixteen-Channel Analog Switch From Supertex Provides Efficient Control of ...
It is well-suited for applications where low voltage signals control high voltage switching, such as in medical ultrasound imaging, metal flaw detection through non-destructive testing (NDT), optical MEMS modules, and piezoelectric transducers. ...
today MarketWatch (press release) - MEMS business
MEMS "frickin' everywhere" - IEEE Spectrum
MEMS—microelectromechanical systems—are showing up in the oddest places.
yesterday - MEMS business
Imec – Shock-induced MEMS energy harvester for car tyres could power built-in ...
The micromachining production process is compatible with low-cost mass-production fabrication. The harvester has a record output power of 489µW when the vibrations closely match the MEMS' resonance vibration, which in this case is 1011Hz. Together with ...
today Electropages (press release) - MEMS business
PHOTONICS WEST PREVIEW: SPIE Photonics West 2012 continues growth streak
"Experts from all over the world will have the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in these fields as well about the latest trends in advanced fabrication, microfluidics, adaptive optics, and reliability." "The quality of the work ...
yesterday OptoIQ - MEMS business
Wafer Handling System boosts high-volume manufacturing performance.
We see an immediate need for greater volume manufacturing capability in the advanced packaging and 3D interconnect space, which is why we've chosen our EVG®850TB/DB system as the first tool to be built on the XT Frame platform. ...
today ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release) - MEMS business
I-Micronews - ADVANCED PACKAGING: 3D IC, WLP & TSV : IBM ...
Entitled "3D Copper TSV Integration, Testing and Reliability", they described a node-agnostic TSV (through-silicon via) technology which takes a via-middle configuration, making contact to the upper metal (fat-wire) layers in ...
yesterday - MEMS business
MEMS Investor Journal -- The Largest MEMS Publication in the ...
by Howard Lovy Contributing Editor, MEMS Investor Journal If only politics worked like Ardesta, says co-founder Chris Rizik, maybe Michigan's economic development system would not be so broken. You see, he says, the ...
Mike Pinelis today - MEMS business

Nanotechnology

U. Penn, Brown Univ. Team Probe Earthquakes at the Nanoscale
A research team from the University of Pennsylvania and Brown University are probing the effects of earthquakes at the nanoscale, and thri work may lead to a better understanding of these disasters. The research was spurred by an unusual phenomenon ...
yesterday NanoScienceWorks.org - Nanotechnology
In race to replace silicon chips, engineers eying nanotechnology
Major industry players such as International Business Machine (IBM) and Intel are hopeful that nanotechnology can help scientists to solve the silicon quandary, IBM research director Supratik Guha said. "We're exploring this very seriously," he ...
yesterday Knovel - Nanotechnology
Danish EPA funds NanoRiskCat - a conceptual decision support tool for ...
The aim was to identify, categorize and rank the possible exposure and hazards associated with a nanomaterial in a product. NanoRiskCat is using a stepwise approach based on existing data on the conventional form of the chemical as well as the data ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
Carving at the nanoscale
Researchers at the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology have successfully demonstrated a new method for producing a wide variety of complex hollow nanoparticles. The work, published this week in Science, applies well known processes of corrosion in a ...
today PhysOrg.com - Nanotechnology
thumbnailBreakthrough in X-ray nanospectroscopy
To attain the necessary spatial resolution, down to the nanoscale, the structures have to be illuminated with X-rays at high spectral resolution and imaged onto a detector using an X-ray lens. Dr. Peter Guttmann and the microscopy team of PD Dr. Gerd ...
today Nanowerk LLC - Nanotechnology
What happens when you place two wires only 150 atoms apart
Nanotechnology makes everything smaller — giant computers that once filled an entire building shrinking to a hand-held tablet. Not only are electronics much smaller, they're also much faster, as more circuits are added and are more densely packed. ...
today Toronto Star - Nanotechnology
thumbnailMolecular suitcases created by corrosion
Scientists in Spain have used exquisitely controlled corrosion to create an array of elegant, polymetallic, hollow nanoscale structures with a wide range of architectures. The team suggests that such hollow spheres, cubes and cylinders could be useful ...
today Chemistry World - Nanotechnology
thumbnailNanoscale electronic circuit developed
The researchers say the discovery suggests scientists' understanding of how electronic circuits behave at the nanoscale will need to be revised. This advancement could also help computer designers solve the problem of heat produced by integrated ...
yesterday UPI.com - Nanotechnology

Nanotech business

Karen's Blog from Livingston Securities – Seventh Annual Livingston ...
By Karen Lightman, managing director, MEMS Industry Group. There is nothing more magical than seeing the tree at Rockefeller Center at Christmas time. That magic must have worked its way at 30 Rock into the audience of ...
MEMS Industry Group today - Nanotech business

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3-D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging
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This conference continues to give a broad, yet thorough perspective on the techno-market opportunity and challenge offered by building devices and systems in the vertical dimension. Industry leaders from around the world are invited to speak at this conference, on a range of topics important to the emerging and on-going 3-D integration and packaging efforts.

Event Calendar

3-D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging
2011-12-12 - 2011-12-14
Burlingame, California
Today's Manufacturing Advances, Tomorrow's Impact and Opportunity
3-D Architectures for Semiconductor Integration and Packaging
2012 Consumer Electronics Association - MEMS TechZone
2012-01-10 - 2012-01-13
Las Vegas NV
MEMS has an official home at CES
2012 Consumer Electronics Association - MEMS TechZone
SPIE Photonics West 2012
2012-01-21 - 2012-01-26
San Francisco CA
The world's leading photonics, laser, and biomedical optics conference
Visit MNX at this event.
SPIE Photonics West 2012
IEEE MEMS 2012
2012-01-29 - 2012-02-02
Paris, France
Focus on Strategies for Reducing Time and Cost of MEMS Testing
IEEE MEMS 2012
MM / MEMS / NANO Live USA
2012-03-07 - 2012-03-08
Rosemont (Chicago) IL
MM / MEMS / NANO Live USA
MEMS Executive Congress 2012
2012-03-20
Zurich, Switzerland
MEMS Industry Group event co-located with Smart Systems Integration
MEMS Executive Congress 2012
MicroManufacturing and NanoManufacturing
2012-03-28 - 2012-03-29
Boston, MA
The Power of Connecting. Your Next Customer is Here!
MicroManufacturing and NanoManufacturing
Hilton Head Workshop 2012
2012-06-03 - 2012-06-07
Hilton Head Island, SC
A Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop
Visit MNX at this event.
Hilton Head Workshop 2012
Sensors Expo & Conference 2012
2012-06-06 - 2012-06-07
Rosemont (Chicago) IL
Providing over 25 Years of Technical Innovation & Thought Leadership
Sensors Expo & Conference 2012
ACTUATOR 2012
2012-06-18 - 2012-06-20
Bremen, Germany
International Conference and Exhibition on New Actuators and Drive Systems
ACTUATOR 2012
TechConnect World Summit & Innovation Showcase
2012-06-18 - 2012-06-21
Santa Clara CA
Increase your Innovation Pipeline!
TechConnect World Summit & Innovation Showcase
SEMICON West 2012
2012-07-10 - 2012-07-12
San Francisco CA
Connect to Buyers, Grow your Business!
SEMICON West 2012

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