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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Research equipment for manufacturing and characterization of advanced materials, to include: a spark plasma sintering unit for fabrication of research samples, an X-ray diffraction unit for structural characterization and a high-vacuum microfabrication unit for melting and rapid solidification via meltsuction.
The nine contributions that make up the main body of the text are devoted to increasing the density and functionality of photonic integration with nanowaveguides and nanostructures, silicon microsensors, two-photon 3D microfabrication of organic, inorganic, and hybrid materials, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Firefly has developed a novel multiplex assay platform for the detection of biomarkers, based on a microfabrication technology developed by the founders at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has developed its first product for detection of microRNAs (miRNAs).
Topwin's design and manufacturing background compliments ESI's technology and customer service infrastructure to address the growing Chinese market for laser microfabrication tools, ESI said.
The company's technology platform is based on a uniquely engineered amalgamation of microfabrication technologies along with advanced biomedical engineering with core product focus on targeted drug therapy and hydrocephalus.
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.
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.
Developers at Sandia National Laboratories believe that their Membrane Projection Lithography (MPL) technology bridges the gap by allowing the creation of micrometer-scale 3-D metallo-dielectric structures using standard microfabrication materials and equipment.
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.
The current teaching method for microfabrication technology relies vastly on experiments done where the students are presented with technical problems, the solutions, the expected results, and analysis that are already done on the results.