The successful growth of nanotechnology can only occur if the right tools and instruments are available. Current and future markets, global competition, technical challenges faced by manufacturers,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1295 | 7 Jul 2005
This article considers the different ways that physics operates at nanoscale level, and also looks at the self-assembly process. The article concludes by looking at the tools and devices used in cell...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1207 | 21 Apr 2005
Semiconducting oxide nanobelts (or nanoribbons) have unique properties which make them very appealing to manufacturers of sensors, transistors and other electronic devices.
Industry uses for...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1321 | 25 Jul 2005
Using MEMS as sensors and actuators on the battlefield could radically change the ways in which the military conduct future campaigns. Other nanotechnology devices, such as nanocomputers and molecular...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1062 | 10 Nov 2004
Micro-electro-mechanical systems, popularly referred to as MEMS, in small electronic devices often fail because of adhesion and stiction – the attractive force between the surfaces of...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=3863 | 19 Mar 2007
Microelectro-mechanical systems are being utilized for a variety of applications such as microfluidic pumps, micromirror display devices, and acceleration and pressure sensors.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2808 | 8 Apr 2011
A major British aerospace company has developed a tiny, silicon ring-based inertial measurement unit, using micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) technology, to help guide projectiles to their...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=366 | 7 Jan 2004
NASA is testing its ‘TETwalker’ nanobot, which is a protean ‘smart robot’ which changes shape to adapt to different space environments. Replacing the electric motor with MEMS and NEMS will lead to...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1156 | 6 Apr 2005
Hinged nanosized components developed for use in Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Posted November 4 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=203 | 25 Nov 2003
This article describes the use of the Nano-Scratch Tester (NST) from CSM Instruments for investigating the tribological functionality of a microsystem known as a microshutter.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1796 | 1 Dec 2006