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2011-07-27 08:44:09

Taking advantage of the unique properties of zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have demonstrated a new type of piezoelectric resistive switching device in which the write-read access of memory cells is controlled by electromechanical modulation.

2011-07-25 08:00:00

SHANGHAI, July 25, 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 launched the 2011 iNEMO Campus Design Contest, an open competition for the design of innovative applications built around ST's award-winning(2) iNEMO smart multi-sensor technology.

2011-07-25 08:00:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 25, 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 launched the 2011 iNEMO Campus Design Contest, an open competition for the design of innovative applications built around ST's award-winning(2) iNEMO smart multi-sensor technology.

2011-07-20 16:58:01

Scientists are reporting a key advance toward the long-awaited era of "single-molecule electronics," when common electronic circuits in computers, smart phones, audio players, and other devices may shrink to the size of a grain of sand.

2011-07-08 09:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer electronics focused motion sensor supplier, Qualtre Inc., announced that with their successful demonstration of the world's first tri-axial solid-state silicon BAW (bulk-acoustic wave) gyroscope, their investors have injected an additional $10M in capital.

2011-07-07 00:35:01

Singapore, July 7, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), an Institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) has inked an agreement today with Touch Micro-System Technology (tMt), a trusted 8-inch micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) Taiwanese foundry partner to harvest 8-inch focus integrated efforts from lab-to-fab transition spanning the MEMS supply chain.This collaborative effort seeks to refine areas in IME's three-party collaboration...

2011-07-06 07:59:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akrion Systems LLC ("Akrion Systems"), a supplier of advanced surface preparation processes and equipment for microelectronics and solar device manufacturers, has received orders from MEMS manufacturers valued at over $20 (USD) million that will ship this year.

2011-07-05 23:57:55

A team led by a professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has made a discovery in semiconductor nanowire laser technology that could potentially do everything from kill viruses to increase storage capacity of DVDs.

2011-07-01 12:28:03

By swapping one superconducting material for another, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a practical way to boost the efficiency of the world's fastest single-photon detector, while also extending light sensitivity to longer wavelengths.


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