micro-electro-mechanical system

micro-electro-mechanical system

[¦mī·krōi‚lek·trə·mə′kan·ə·kəl ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A system in which micromechanisms are coupled with microelectronics, most commonly fabricated as microsensors or microactuators. Abbreviated MEMS. Also known as microsystem.
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the leader in tunable radio frequency (RF) semiconductor products for the wireless industry, today announced that the Company's patent application for Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) Variable Capacitors and Actuation Components, and Related Methods has been granted by the U.
More cost-effective than existing Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) sensors, and with very low power consumption, it is ideal for widespread use in mobile terminals such as mobile phones, PDAs and digital cameras.
also makes fiber-optic components, specializing in tiny mirrors called micro-electro-mechanical systems, or Mems.
But nimble buildings are just one possibility that researchers envision for a little-known but promising technology called micro-electro-mechanical systems.
Tool Helps Increase Manufacturing Yield of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) by as Much as 50 Percent
Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) is the integration of sensors, actuators, and electronics on a micron-sized common silicon substrate.
NEW YORK -- According to a new study from ABI Research, 2008 will be the take-off year for Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) in the mobile phone, as the technology's small size, flexibility, and performance advantages become big drawcards, critical to enabling the adaptive, multifunction handsets of the future.
Dave Monk, Freescale's automotive sensor operations manager, will present "Saving Lives While Gaining Market Share" during the Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) automotive panel, which takes place Monday, Nov.
Jiang explored the optimal design and integration of nano- and micro-photonics, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and micro-fluidics.
a developer of advanced micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) silicon data storage chips for consumer electronics markets, today announced that it has secured $10 million of a $15 million Series C financing round.
When it comes to delivery, our use of cutting-edge micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) technology and ability to scale production will ensure Tera Probe the support they need to operate as a global test services provider.

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