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2011-09-25 12:00:00

Gold nanowires in engineered patches enhance electrical signaling and contraction BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of physicians, engineers and materials scientists at Children's Hospital Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used nanotechnology and tiny gold wires to engineer cardiac patches, with cells all beating in time, that could someday help heart attack patients. As reported online by Nature Nanotechnology on September 25, the addition...

2011-09-16 07:00:00

Tronics, one of the leading international MEMS foundries, is upgrading its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Grenoble. After 14 years of operations, and several recent significant investments in the US, this is an important milestone in the growth of the company. Grenoble, France; Dallas, TX; and San Jose, CA, (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 Following several years of solid performance and a recent increase in bookings, Tronics has invested in a much larger headquarters in Grenoble...

2011-09-14 13:00:00

The MPU-6050 is the Worldâs First and Smallest Solution With Integrated 3-Axis Gyroscope and 3-Axis Accelerometer on a Single Die With Built-in Digital MotionProcessor and 9-Axis MotionFusion Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 InvenSense, Inc., the leading provider of MotionProcessing solutions for consumer electronics today announced it is shipping in volume the MPU-6050 product to handset and tablet OEMs and ODMs. Announced nearly one year ago as the...

2011-09-14 08:00:00

GENEVA, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications(1), today introduced its iNEMO Engine Sensor Fusion Suite, a new family of advanced filtering and predictive software that uses sophisticated algorithms to integrate outputs from multiple MEMS sensors. Real-time on-board...

2011-09-07 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Design News, the UBM Electronics brand that's the leading technical resource for design engineers throughout the manufacturing sector, today announced the launch of Sensors in Design, the premier event for sensor applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110907/SF63979LOGO) Sensors in Design 2012 will be co-located with ESC Silicon Valley, March 28-29, 2012 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. Sensors in Design...

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2011-09-07 10:31:42

  Rice researchers power line-voltage light bulb with nanotube wire Cables made of carbon nanotubes are inching toward electrical conductivities seen in metal wires, and that may light up interest among a range of industries, according to Rice University researchers. A Rice lab made such a cable from double-walled carbon nanotubes and powered a fluorescent light bulb at standard line voltage -- a true test of the novel material's ability to stake a claim in energy systems of the...

2011-09-06 22:39:24

In the quest to exploit unique properties at the nanoscale, scientists at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a novel technique for creating uniform arrays of metallic nanostructures. A team of faculty and students in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, led by Dr. Stefan Strauf, appropriated methods from holographic lithography to demonstrate a new approach for scaling up the fabrication of plasmonic nanogap arrays while simultaneously reducing costs and...

2011-09-06 13:50:00

GENEVA, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) today announced a new state-of-the-art iNEMO inertial module that integrates three-axis sensing of linear and angular motion in a 4 x 5 x 1mm package. Combining a size reduction by almost one half over devices...

2011-09-06 07:00:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) today announced that Benedetto Vigna, Group Vice President and General Manager of its MEMS, Sensors and High Performance Analog Division, will deliver a keynote speech at the SEMICON Taiwan 2011 MEMS Forum....

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2011-09-01 09:40:25

  Berkeley Lab researchers develop inexpensive technique for making high quality nanowire solar cells Solar or photovoltaic cells represent one of the best possible technologies for providing an absolutely clean and virtually inexhaustible source of energy to power our civilization. However, for this dream to be realized, solar cells need to be made from inexpensive elements using low-cost, less energy-intensive processing chemistry, and they need to efficiently and...