microelectromechanical system

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microelectromechanical system

(MEMS) The integration of mechanical structures (moving parts) with microelectronics. MEMS devices are "custom" designed for a purpose which requires a mechanical action to be controlled by a computer.

Applications include sensors, medical devices, process controls.


See also nanotechnology.
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Our micron sized microelectromechanical system (MEMS) based multi-channelled tip and other proprietary features are specifically designed to address the key challenges of optimised and targeted bio-distribution, in addition to avoiding the blood brain barrier for novel biologics such as those pioneered by DNAtrix.'
It complements its expertise in CMOS image sensor design, high voltage driver chips for microelectromechanical system (MEMS) and embedded software development, Brian Doody, CEO of Teledyne DALSA Inc, said.
However, an alternative microelectromechanical system (MEMS) color display technology known as Mirasol has been introduced by San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc.
This well-established architecture has recently been recreated for the first time in a microelectromechanical system (MEMS) based on silicon engineering technology.
US Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB), a developer of mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), announced on Wednesday it had taken over home Silicon Clocks, an early stage developer of innovative microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technology, for an undisclosed sum.
Mobile communication company Motorola Inc (NYSE: MOT) announced on Tuesday (23 October) that the company, through Motorola Ventures, its strategic venture capital arm, has made an equity investment in Siimpel Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of silicon MICROELECTROMECHANICAL System (MEMS) based solutions for mobile imaging applications.
"This is just the beginning," says Roukes, who sees the electrometer as a demonstration of what an integrated microelectromechanical system can do (SN: 7/26/97, p.
We've all heard it a hundred times, usually from people who don't know the difference between a microelectromechanical system and an integrated circuit: "I'll be there in a nanosecond," they'll say cavalierly, or "It'll only take a nanosecond." Given all we now know about nanotechnology and all that we still must learn, I both laugh and cringe when I hear it.
These include modules for coupled stress, multimaterial heat transfer, electro-physics, and chemistry The software is used during the design process to analyze fluid-structure interaction and for fluid-analysis problems involving multimaterial stress as well as problems encountered in microelectromechanical system design.
Capitalizing on the Bosch Group's expertise in microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions integrates the small but powerful technology into smart devices that extend IoT systems to many different applications.
Model LG- Google Nexus 5 Display 4.95-inch full HD display with 1080x1920p resolution having pixel density of 442 ppi (pixels per inch) OS Android v4.4 Kit Kat (build version KRS74H) Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series quad-core processor (top CPU speed of 2.3GHz) GPU Adreno 330 RAM 2GB Storage 32GB and16GB Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical System) technology, BSI sensor, f/2.4 apertureFront: 1.2-megapixel camera Battery 2,300 mAh (16GB) and 3000 mAh (32GB) Network 4G/LTE Add-ons Dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, GPS, wireless charging ability Dimensions 131.9 mm tall and 68.2 mm wide Price 16GB-$349 (around a[sup.1]21, 395) 32GB- more than $400 (a[sup.1]24,500 Plus)
Developed at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, the drug pump is a microelectromechanical system (MEMS) that merges actuators, sensors, electronics, and a power supply on a silicon wafer approximately three times the width of a watch's nickel-cadmium battery.

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