micromachining

micromachining

[′mī·krō·mə‚shēn·iŋ]
(engineering)
The use of standard semiconductor process technologies in combination with specially developed processes to fabricate miniature mechanical devices and components on silicon and other materials.
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Micromachining of medical device and diagnostic products often requires fabrication of multiple features on multiple surfaces of a single component.
Objective: The aim of the present proposal is to initiate an interdisciplinary research program to develop 3D micromachining of silicon towards novel silicon photonics and microfluidic applications.
Resonetics is a leading supplier of laser micromachining solutions to the life sciences industry with a particular focus on polymers.
com)-- Spectra-Physics[R], a Newport Corporation brand, introduces Spirit[TM] ps 1040-10, an industrial-grade picosecond laser for precision micromachining applications.
TWO hi-tech businesses are experiencing growth at Glyndw r University's OpTIC Incubation Centre at St Asaph MC Diagnostics, a specialist molecular diagnostics company, and laser manufacturing services company Laser Micromachining, are both attributing their success to locating within the community of emerging businesses and high-tech academia.
Mechanical engineers and materials and other physical scientists introduce micromachining in a manner than can be used as a textbook for a graduate or undergraduate course.
MC Diagnostics, a specialist molecular diagnostics company, and laser manufacturing services company Laser Micromachining, attribute their success to locating within the community of emerging businesses and hi-tech academia.
For these reasonns the Institute for Production Engineering and Laser Technology of the Vienna University of Technology is working in the field of electrochemical micromachining with ultra short pulses.
Laser Micromachining Ltd (LML), based at OpTIC Technium, St Asaph, was one of the three XGEN Consortium members on the visit.
It is said to encompass tools with the ability to perform precision cutting, routing, skiving, drilling, cutting pockets, structuring of etch/solder resist, micromachining of ceramic substrates and more.
Their topics include microfabrication using x-ray lithography, the size effect in micromachining, laser-based fabrication, pulsed water drop micromachining, deposition routes and applications for nanocrystalline diamond, and commercialization issues.
Additionally, the company has recently received its ISO 9001:2000 certification, which applies to National Jet's micromachining services, including the latest in micro-hole technology used in the textile industry.