microfabrication


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microfabrication

[¦mī·krō‚fab·rə′kā·shən]
(engineering)
The technology of fabricating microsystems from silicon wafers, using standard semiconductor process technologies in combination with specially developed processes.
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Our design and manufacturing expertise with a deep understanding of the specific China market requirements, coupled with ESI's strong technology and global reach, creates an unparalleled opportunity to address the growing market for laser microfabrication tools," said Dr.
Carol Kory, Teraphysics Vice President for Technology Development, and by adopting microfabrication technology originally developed for other applications.
was made possible by the lithographic microfabrication expertise of Creatv scientists.
As a result, the company has developed the world's first blue direct diode laser, which features a microscopic spot size and can be applied to microfabrication.
This material, called GelMA, can be formed into very specific shapes using microfabrication techniques, but the resulting hydrogels still lack the electrical conductivity, mechanical strength and nanofibrous structure found in native heart tissues.
Topics in a section on harnessing light and optical forces include optical and optoelectronic tweezers, microrotors, and microfluidic devices produced by multiphoton microfabrication.
The key to this breakthrough by DARPA researchers was developing a design that is scalable to a large number of nanoantennas, developing new microfabrication techniques, and integrating the electronic and photonic components onto a single chip.
Some specific topics explored include hot embossing of LIGA microstructures, X-ray masks for LIGA microfabrication, design for LIGA and safe manufacturing, polymer optics and optical MEMS, and refractive X-ray lenses produced by X-ray lithography.
The joint venture will combine Casio's display production technology and equipment with Toppan Printing's microfabrication technology.
Yet University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign engineers are heralding a big microfabrication achievement with the smallest integrated fuel cell in the world.
Along with its manufacturing of bone substitute products, Therics also develops digital microfabrication process technology for medical devices and other medical applications.
The company utilizes state of the art interfaces to biological systems by employing novel microfabrication technologies and smart engineering solutions.