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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. The new funding will enable the company's product launch, expansion of sales and supply chain infrastructure, and development of next-generation products based on their...

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. The company will ship GAMA wet stations to the Centre de Collaboration MiQro Innovation (C2MI) in Bromont Technoparc, Quebec, Canada as announced in a previous news release and to major...

2011-07-05 23:57:55

University of California, Riverside engineering professor leads team that has discovered new semiconductor nanowire laser technology 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. Ultraviolet semiconductor diode lasers are widely used in data processing, information storage and biology....

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. The new tungsten-silicon alloy could make the ultrafast detectors more practical for use in quantum communications and computing systems, experiments testing the nature of reality, and emerging applications...

2011-06-10 13:02:00

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research scientists announced that they have achieved a milestone in creating a building block for the future of wireless devices. In a paper published yesterday in the magazine Science, IBM researchers announced the first integrated circuit fabricated from wafer-size graphene, and demonstrated a broadband frequency mixer operating at frequencies up to 10 gigahertz (10 billion cycles/second). (Logo:...

2011-06-07 08:28:00

GENEVA, June 7, 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 multi-sensor module with five degrees of freedom. The integration of a 3-axis digital accelerometer with a 2-axis digital gyroscope in a single device improves sensing accuracy and reliability at...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

ST. FLORIAN, Austria, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, today announced that it is collaborating with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)--Taiwan's largest and one of the world's leading high-tech R&D institutions--in the development of advanced manufacturing processes for next-generation MEMS devices. As part of the collaboration, ITRI has...

2011-05-25 14:49:00

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP plc and the world's premier patent auction firm, is offering for sale a patent portfolio featuring advanced hydrogen sensor technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) Background: As hydrogen fuel cells become part of America's new energy infrastructure, the need for related technology - such as hydrogen sensors - will grow accordingly. In...

2011-05-25 05:00:00

GENEVA, May 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) is significantly increasing its MEMS production capacity to more than 3 million sensors a day, by the end of 2011 to sustain exploding customer demand for high-performance, cost-competitive sensing devices. "We are...


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