02/06/2014 The closing Executive Panel discussion at the SEMI Industry Strategy Symposium on January 15 provoked diverse views on the drivers and future of innovation in the microelectronics manufacturing supply chain.
02/03/2014 "Nanoscale Processing for NEMS and MEMS" is the topic for the next Oxford Instruments technical workshop, being hosted in conjunction with the Institute of Electronics Micro-electronics and Nanotechnology (IEMN) in Lille, France on 8th April 2014.
01/29/2014 Dark and blurry low light photos could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the development of game-changing ultrathin “nanosheets,” which could dramatically improve imaging technology used in everything from cell phone cameras, video cameras, solar cells, and even medical imaging equipment such as MRI machines.
01/23/2014 As exciting as it is to watch the semiconductor industry push to sub-10nm dimensions, 450mm wafers, finFETs, 3D ICs and the like, what’s even cooler is the potential of semiconductor technology to make a real difference in medicine.
01/16/2014 STMicroelectronics has extended its STM32 F0 microcontrollers based on the ARM Cortex-M0 core with new models that support crystal-less USB design, accurate sensing and smart power management for next-generation smart devices and connectivity products.
12/16/2013 SPTS Technologies, a supplier of advanced wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, was named MEMS Supplier of the Year at the MEMS Executive Congress U.S. 2013 held in Napa last month
12/12/2013 Networks of nanometer-scale machines offer exciting potential applications in medicine, industry, environmental protection and defense, but until now there's been one very small problem: the limited capability of nanoscale antennas fabricated from traditional metallic components.
11/27/2013 CEA-Leti today announced a development agreement that will utilize Leti’s deep MEMS expertise and leading-edge infrastructure with OMRON, a global leader in factory automation and control solutions for the transportation, healthcare and consumer-goods industries.
11/25/2013 Multitest, a designer and manufacturer of final test handlers, contactors and load boards used by integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and final test subcontractors worldwide, announces that its solution for 3-axis magnetometer plus 2-axis low g-test and calibration fully supports the technical features of today’s advanced 3D hall sensors.
11/21/2013 STMicroelectronics announced that it is launching its new ISO8200B, an innovative isolated power switch that enables smaller, more robust and energy-efficient controllers for industrial automation equipment.
11/21/2013 In September 2013, EPSON announced its next generation inkjet technology, PrecisionCore, introducing for the first time MEMS inkjet heads manufactured with thin film PZT technology. This announcement has been highly publicized: first, thin film PZT MEMS applications are now on the market, proving the reliability and maturity of this technology. Second, more inkjet head players will soon follow.
11/20/2013 SUSS MicroTec has successfully installed an ELP300 excimer laser stepper to support next generation advanced packaging and 3D IC laser debonding applications at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), Berlin.
11/15/2013 MEMS Industry Group (MIG)'s MEMS Executive Congress -- held November 7-8, 2013 in Napa, CA -- showed why the MEMS industry is outpacing the semiconductor industry, in both growth and innovation.
11/11/2013 STMicroelectronics has been selected by MEMS Industry Group and affiliated voters as the Company of the Year for its continuing success in growing its MEMS business, expanding its product line, and demonstrating industry leadership and vision.
11/05/2013 ‘Ecosystem for Nanotechnology, Entrepreneurship and Law’ (eNTEL) will provide unmatched student experience as launch pad for development of startup companies and attraction of business investment.
10/28/2013 EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that it has delivered an EVG 6200 semi-automated mask alignment system to Micronit, a manufacturer of lab-on-a-chip products used in life sciences applications, such as molecular diagnostics and point-of-care, as well as micro-processed glass substrates for MEMS applications.