Nanosized versions of one of the oldest navigational instruments known, a magnetite compass needle, have been built by Frank Osterloh, associate professor of chemistry at UC Davis and graduate student...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=726 | 5 Apr 2004
Magnetotactic bacteria orient themselves in their environment with the aid of tiny compasses, consisting of chains of membrane sacs called magnetosomes, each containing a single nanomagnet.
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=21269 | 19 Jan 2011
Nanostructures are usually assumed to be a relatively new phenomenon, but in fact some nanoparticles have been present in animals and minerals for millions of years.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3724 | 30 Nov 2013
InvenSense, Inc., the leading provider of MotionTracking™ devices, and Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc. company and leading global technology distributor, announced the formation of a...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26728 | 27 Feb 2013
By Will Soutter
STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President and General Manager for MEMS and Sensors Group, Benedetto Vigna will present a keynote speech at the SEMICON Taiwan 2012 MEMS Forum, which...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25490 | 5 Sep 2012
By G.P. Thomas
CSR, a global provider of silicon and software solutions for location-aware, cloud-connected world, has announced that its SiRFusion platform for indoor location and navigation will be...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=25334 | 2 Aug 2012
By Cameron Chai
STMicroelectronics has introduced a new family of sophisticated predictive and filtering software for integrating the outputs from several MEMS sensors.
The new iNEMO Engine Sensor...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=23386 | 16 Sep 2011
By Cameron Chai
STMicroelectronics has launched a series of geo-magnetic modules. The low-power product integrates three-axis sensing of linear and magnetic movement in a 5x5x1mm package to deliver...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=22300 | 26 Apr 2011
Baolab Microsystems has announced a new technology to construct nanoscale MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) within the structure of the actual CMOS wafer itself using standard, high volume CMOS...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=16317 | 8 Mar 2010
Researchers from Harvard
University and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have measured, for
the first time, a repulsive quantum mechanical force that could be harnessed
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=9324 | 7 Jan 2009