mPhase develops MEMS membrane at Argonne Labs

October 14, 2011 – Marketwire — mPhase Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:XDSL) was granted access to the technical facilities at the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM), Argonne National Labs for user-initiated nanoscience & nanotechnology research. mPhase will optimize its micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) Smart silicon membrane, a key component of the mPhase Smart NanoBattery and other potential smart surface applications.

mPhase Smart NanoBattery design uses electrowetting and microfluidic techniques to selectively activate and control the power generated by the cells in the reserve battery. mPhase’s goal is to design batteries with long shelf life, high availability and other programmable factors, said mPhase CEO, Ron Durando.

mPhase will conduct technical analysis and refinement of its smart surfaces technology using Argonne’s sophisticated laboratory tools, which are not readily available to small businesses The CNM nanoscience & nanotechnology research program provides access to capabilities for design, synthesis, characterization, and theory & modeling of nanoscale phenomena, enabling development of functional nanoscale systems.

Also read: mPhase touts progress for nanobattery polymer coating

mPhase Technologies Smart Surface technology combines nanotechnology, MEMS processing and micro fluidics for applications in drug delivery systems, lab-on-a-chip analytic systems, self-cleaning systems, liquid and chemical sensor systems, and filtration systems. More information about the company can be found at

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