• For fabrication we use commercial foundries like Silex or advanced research clean room facilities such as the Electrum Laboratory - Nano- and Micro Technology Fab and the MC2 clean room at Chalmers. (acreo.se)
  • The present disclosure generally relates to the field of semiconductor manufacturing, and more particularly, to a micro-electro-mechanical system based focusing device and a manufacturing method thereof. (google.com)
  • Rao's works in micro-robotic devices initially heightened a Taiwanese company's interest in having Rao and Chiao brainstorm over novel device designs and applications for the company's unique fabrication techniques, which are known in the semiconductor industry for their reliability. (edacafe.com)
  • Rao's designs blend origami concepts into conventional wafer-scale semiconductor device layouts so complex 3-D moveable mechanical structures can be self-assembled from two-dimensional metal pieces utilizing planar multilayer electroplating techniques that have been optimized by WinMEMS Technologies Co., the Taiwanese fabrication foundry that took an initial interest in Rao's work. (edacafe.com)
  • A semiconductor system includes a controller and a semiconductor device. (patents.com)
  • The principles, methodologies and challenges of the aforementioned biochips will also be discussed and compared from all aspects, e.g., sensitivity, fabrication complexity and cost, compatibility with silicon-based complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) technology, multi-target detection capabilities, signal processing and system integrations, etc. (intechopen.com)
  • 13. The semiconductor module of claim 4, wherein an area of the second carrier surface below one or more of a semiconductor chip and an electrical contact located over the first carrier surface is free of the at least one cavity. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • In traditional field-effect transistors, an electrical field switches - or "gates" - the flow of electrical current through a semiconductor. (scienceblog.com)
  • The present disclosure is directed to fluid filtering systems and methods for use during semiconductor processing. (patents.com)
  • To provide an electromechanical signal selection device which can be miniaturized and highly integrated and which can selectively output only a signal of a predetermined frequency without providing any sensitive vibration sensing mechanism, and electric equipment using the electromechanical signal selection. (google.com)
  • 2. The electromechanical signal selection device according to claim 1 , wherein the physical property is an electric conduction characteristic. (google.com)
  • 3. The electromechanical signal selection device according to claim 1 , wherein the post comprises a structure having lower rigidity than that of the micro-vibrator. (google.com)
  • 4. The electromechanical signal selection device according to claim 1 , wherein the micro-vibrator comprises a multilayer structure of at least two layers including a material layer generating the change in physical property and a conductor layer. (google.com)
  • 5. The electromechanical signal selection device according to claim 4 , wherein the material layer generating the change in physical property is formed on the side where an electric field of a signal is concentrated. (google.com)
  • 6. The electromechanical signal selection device according to claim 1 , wherein the micro-vibrator comprises perovskite type transition metal oxide. (google.com)
  • 13. The electromechanical signal selection device according to claim 1 , wherein the input signal is supplied through an electrode provided in the micro-vibrator. (google.com)
  • The Southwest Ultraviolet Imaging System is based around a Maksutov-design Ultraviolet, or UV, telescope and a UV-sensitive, image-intensified Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) camera that frames at video frame rates. (nasa.gov)
  • 6 . The system of claim 1 , further comprising an implantable medical device, wherein the implantable medical device includes the adverse event detector and the baroreflex stimulator. (google.es)
  • 7 . The system of claim 1 , further comprising an implantable neural stimulator (NS) device and an implantable cardiac stimulator, wherein the implantable NS device includes the baroreflex stimulator and the implantable cardiac stimulator includes the adverse event detector, and both the implantable cardiac stimulator and the implantable NS device include transceivers to wirelessly communicate with each other. (google.es)
  • An improved switching system for use with an implantable medical device (IMD) is described. (google.ca)
  • The fabrication cost of making one device is the same as making hundreds or thousands on a single wafer, which enables for mass production of very inexpensive systems. (edacafe.com)
  • Control system - a device, or set of devices to manage, command, direct or regulate the behavior of other devices or system. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present invention provides a miniaturized integrated nucleic acid diagnostic device and system. (google.com.au)
  • This first-of-its-kind battery design maintains better mechanical properties compared with most reported designs using one or more rigid components that fail to meet the stretchability requirement for the entire device. (nanowerk.com)
  • Both of these techniques pave the way to demonstrating the true quantum properties of a mechanical device: squeezed states, superposition states, and entangled states. (aps.org)
  • We can now get macro-scale power from a micro-scale device," Arnold added. (innovations-report.com)
  • The main characteristics of the device are its capability to work without complex pumping systems, only by capillary pressure, and the fact that its performance is not affected by the device orientation. (spie.org)
  • Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new class of electronic logic device in which current is switched by an electric field generated by the application of mechanical strain to zinc oxide nanowires. (scienceblog.com)
  • This type of device would allow mechanical action to be interfaced with electronics, and could be the basis for a new form of logic device that uses the piezoelectric potential in place of a gate voltage. (scienceblog.com)
  • These conductivity-changing characteristics of the laser emissions can be used in tandem with alterations in mechanical strain to provide more precise control over the conducting capabilities of a device. (scienceblog.com)
  • Our group previously demonstrated a neural dust system for neural recording which includes an implantable device and external ultrasonic transducers to power and communicate with the implantable. (berkeley.edu)
  • In this project, we aim to develop a miniaturized oxygen sensor system consisting of a micro-light emitting diodes (LEDs) for optical excitation, bio-compatible thin-film for encapsulation of an oxygen-sensitive fluorophore, ultrasonic transducer for wireless communication and wireless powering of the implantable device, and single-chip CMOS integrated circuit for optical detection and signal processing. (berkeley.edu)
  • Topics include design, characterization, testing, modeling and clinical validation of microfabricated systems, and their integration on-chip and in larger functional units. (umd.edu)
  • The synthesis and characterization, as well as the design of materials with functional organization at nanoscale give us the possibility to engineer and control functional bio-integrated systems. (frontiersin.org)
  • The automatic test system includes at least one formation apparatus and a test fixture. (patents.com)
  • We have built an apparatus utilizing cryogenic micro-cantilevers capable of measuring atto-Newton forces , which now includes a magnetic analog for force calibration. (aps.org)
  • Advances in microactuators, microelectronics and micromechatronics are enabling a new class of all-in-one "smart" positioning modules for photonics system miniaturization. (photonics.com)
  • The programme offers you fundamental knowledge in the following areas: micro- and nanosciences, micro- and nanoelectronic circuit design, advanced materials and photonics, radio science, and space science & technology. (aalto.fi)
  • Developed by doctoral candidate David Arnold, postdoctoral fellows Dr. Iulica Zana and Dr. Jin-Woo Park, and Professor Mark Allen, in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech, the microgenerator produces useful amounts of electricity by spinning a small magnet above a mesh of coils fabricated on a chip. (innovations-report.com)
  • Several muscular tissue based actuators have been described and devices with cultured heart cells have also been reported to produce electrical outputs. (nanowerk.com)
  • It is an expression of the extent to which a material concentrates electric flux, and is the electrical equivalent of relative magnetic permeability. (schott.com)
  • Externally applied electric or magnetic fields constitute a particularly promising, and rapidly growing, means to achieve to such "active" or "smart" control of friction at a molecular level in a field that has come to be known as "tribotronics" ( Glavatskih and Höglund, 2008 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • said mechanical mechanism including a pump and a controller, said controller designed to at least partially control a rate at which said pump causes said medical substance to discharge from said outer surface region. (google.co.uk)
  • Nutrients would be transported via skin pores that have been opened by electrical impulses, or through microdialysis, which would pump nutrients directly into blood capillaries. (gulfwarvets.com)
  • HI's "Mechanical Seals for Pumps: Application Guidelines" is a 300-page comprehensive and authoritative reference book that provides pump and seal professionals, end users and consulting engineers with useful and current pump mechanical seal knowledge. (thomasnet.com)
  • Based on the guideline, the Hydraulic Institute and the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) will jointly offer a mechanical seals short course during the Texas A&M Pump Users Symposium on March 5, 2007 in Houston, Texas. (thomasnet.com)
  • The 90-year old Hydraulic Institute, the largest association of pump producers in North America, is a global authority on pumps and pumping systems. (thomasnet.com)
  • Here, we demonstrate the concept of a liquid metal enabled pump with no mechanical parts by simply incorporating droplets of Galinstan. (pnas.org)
  • Here, we demonstrate a system that we call the liquid metal enabled pump, for driving a range of liquids without mechanical moving parts, upon the application of modest electric field. (pnas.org)
  • The instruments segment is further divided into automated microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing systems, mass spectrometers, PCR systems, bioluminescence- and fluorescence-based detection systems, cytometers, active air samplers, and other. (pharmiweb.com)
  • Emphasizing properties of these promising new materials in both solution and solid phase, this book describes the preparation, processing, properties, and practical implications of advanced multiphase systems from macro to nanoscales. (routledge.com)
  • Advanced Materials Based on Multicomponent Polymeric Systems. (routledge.com)
  • The challenge manufacturers face is to provide a product meeting strict electrical requirements from a wide spectrum of materials, each with its own set of manufacturing variables. (imaps.org)
  • Although recent research establishes various materials and mechanics concepts for such technologies, all existing approaches involve simple, two-dimensional (2D) layouts in the constituent micro-components and interconnects. (nature.com)
  • The electrode in lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries is an integrated system in which both active materials and binder systems play critical roles in determining its final properties. (nanowerk.com)
  • A European Union regulation effective since July 1, 2006 which sets the maximum concentration limits on hazardous materials used in electrical and electronic equipment. (schott.com)
  • The deformation creates strain in the nanowires, generating an electric field through the piezoelectric effect - which creates electrical charge in certain crystalline materials when they are subjected to mechanical strain. (scienceblog.com)
  • Because the size of nanomaterials is of the same order of magnitude as biomolecules, these materials are valuable tools for nanoscale manipulation in a broad range of neurobiological systems. (frontiersin.org)
  • Currently, WinMEMS has been showcasing UT Arlington's works on its website and in public presentations, which include the micro-windmills, gears, inductors, pop-up switches and grippers. (edacafe.com)
  • As suggested by its title, the patent details a mechanical keyboard capable of accepting both key strokes through physical depressible switches, and touch events via capacitive sensing areas disposed on key surfaces. (appleinsider.com)
  • Working with very small mechanical components increases the challenges in tolerances, friction, alignment and control. (photonics.com)
  • In this review, 25 examples of electromagnetic tuning of friction are overviewed, with examples spanning atomic to macro scale systems to demonstrate the variety and versatility of approaches that have been reported in the literature. (frontiersin.org)
  • In this session, we will discuss the possibilities of controlling friction in electroactive systems, such as interfaces with thin lubricant layers consisting of electrolyte solutions or ionic liquids. (rsc.org)
  • This module will utilize unique mechanical designs, including non-planar interconnects, and thin micro-cells (10% efficiency and>10% stretchability while providing output of>25V. (sbir.gov)
  • aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Mechatronics, Mechanical Design and Electrical Systems. (waset.org)
  • Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Mechatronics, Mechanical Design and Electrical Systems are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. (waset.org)
  • Report Summary The Global Electrical Steel Industry Market Research Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Electrical Steel industry. (antiessays.com)
  • His main areas of research concern smart sensor systems and analog interface electronics. (wiley.com)
  • Professor Meijer chairs the national organization 'Sensorplatform' of the Dutch Technology Foundation STW, and the program 'Autonomous Sensor Systems' a national research program. (wiley.com)
  • Are you looking for the next step to kick-start your transition from being a PhD student - or in a medical internship - to becoming a young professional involved in research and development in an international pharmaceutical company with a strong focus on Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders? (jobindex.dk)
  • Apple is continuing research into vanilla input hardware, as evidenced by the company's U.S. Patent No. 9,454,239 for "Enabling touch events on a touch sensitive mechanical keyboard. (appleinsider.com)
  • Notwithstanding the progress in extracting renewable energy from many natural resources through nanotechnologies, some 60 research groups worldwide have now begun to develop triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for harvesting energy from 'good (mechanical) vibrations' including human walking and ocean waves, which are otherwise wasted. (nanowerk.com)
  • The research is part of a larger project funded by the Army Research Laboratory to create lighter portable power sources to replace the heavy batteries that currently power a soldier's equipment, such as laptops, radios, and GPS systems. (innovations-report.com)
  • The transistors and diodes add to the family of nanodevices developed by Wang and his research team, and could be combined into systems in which all components are based on the same zinc oxide material. (scienceblog.com)
  • Through the SURF program, you will work on several ongoing research projects exploring the dynamics of nanoaerosols and bioaerosols in buildings and their HVAC systems. (purdue.edu)
  • Her research interests include systems sustainability, specifically the evaluation of greenhouse gas emissions, nutrient flows, water and land use associated with current and potential agricultural systems and management options. (missouri.edu)
  • His current research focuses on the glial and neuronal function in the central nervous system in health and disease. (missouri.edu)
  • ICMMDES 2021 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Mechatronics, Mechanical Design and Electrical Systems . (waset.org)
  • Phase morphology in multicomponent polymer-based systems represents the main physical characteristic that allows for control of the material design and implicitly the development of new plastics. (routledge.com)
  • With contributions from an internationally-renowned group of experts, this book uses a multidisciplinary approach to review recent developments in the field of smart sensor systems, covering important system and design aspects. (wiley.com)
  • Circuit design for sensor systems, such as the design of precision instrumentation amplifiers. (wiley.com)
  • The course will focus on mechanical seal designs and arrangements, basic operating principles and application limits, seal chamber design and pressures, installation, troubleshooting, and life cycle costing. (thomasnet.com)
  • The micro-windmills work well because the metal alloy is flexible and Smitha's design follows minimalism for functionality. (edacafe.com)
  • Robotics - the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, structural disposition, manufacture and application of robots and computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's only natural that we would start from a bio-mimetic design principle, such as the native organization of the musculoskeletal system, as a jumping-off point," said graduate student Caroline Cvetkovic, co-first author of the paper. (eurekalert.org)
  • Summary In this report, the global Electrical Cooktops market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. (antiessays.com)
  • The sensor system determines oxygen level utilizing the fluorescence lifetime of a fluorophore, which is a function of the oxygen concentration of the thin film that is influenced by the surrounding environment. (berkeley.edu)
  • A transient voltage/surge current protection system is provided for electronic circuits associated with implanted leads. (google.ca)
  • a change in voltage or resonant frequency may be measured electronically, or a mechanical displacement may be measured optically. (wikipedia.org)
  • We will also cover inverse electrowetting, in which mechanical pressure and deformation of liquid droplets generate voltage. (rsc.org)
  • Microactuators to move micro-optics for focus, zoom, tuning or alignment include voice coils, DC motors with gearboxes and piezo motors. (photonics.com)
  • s " Simultaneous-fault diagnosis of automotive engine ignition systems using prior domain knowledge and relevance vector machine, " This study integrates domain knowledge features, pairwise-coupled RVM classification algorithm, some feature extraction techniques and decision threshold optimization techniques into a new diagnostic framework. (hindawi.com)
  • Joseph Liao is currently Associate Professor of Urology at Stanford University and Chief of Urology at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. (stanford.edu)
  • The article, Piezo-Phototronic LEDs May Help Robots Feel, published 8th August in EE Times, reveals that the project was fronted by piezo-electric expert Zheng Lin Wang, professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. (prweb.com)
  • ICAPSC 2021 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Advanced Power Systems and Components . (waset.org)
  • Due to constraints on weight, power, and size for space environmental systems, the development of sensor components that minimize the equivalent systems mass (ESM) while maintaining or exceeding required specifications is highly desirable. (sae.org)
  • Specifically, open-mesh, 3D interconnect networks of helical microcoils formed by deterministic compressive buckling establish the basis for systems that can offer exceptional low modulus, elastic mechanics, in compact geometries, with active components and sophisticated levels of functionality. (nature.com)
  • The latter is generally achievable under electrochemical conditions which require involvement of electrolytic components and electrical double layer effects at the nanoscale. (rsc.org)
  • The work reported here pursues a different strategy, in which system architectures adopt engineered, three-dimensional (3D) designs to provide properties that circumvent intrinsic limitations associated with traditional, 2D counterparts. (nature.com)
  • When the molecules come in contact with certain chemicals, their electrical properties change, and that change can be sensed through the chip technology, Globus said. (foresight.org)