NanoElectroMechanical Systems (NEMS) have critical structural elements at or below 100 nm. This distinguishes them from MicroElectroMechancial Systems (MEMS), where the critical structural elements...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2465 | 13 Dec 2009
This concept is based on the idea to mix on same device MEMS and NEMS technologies. The MEMS part is used for the mass to keep sufficient inertial force, and the NEMS is used as a very sensitive...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2742 | 30 Nov 2010
University of California, Riverside researchers received $1.5 million from the Microelectronics Advanced Research Corporation (MARCO), to create a new generation of nanoscale materials and devices to...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=665 | 24 Mar 2004
Discovery could help in development of new materials for microscopic machines. Posted July 30 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=144 | 19 Nov 2003
Cornell University researchers can detect the mass of a single cell using submicroscopic devices and are now zeroing in on viruses. The scale of their work is so indescribably small that they have...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=738 | 13 Apr 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
While Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) have come into existence only in the last decade, they have application in almost all areas of science. Microcantilevers are the most basic form on MEMS....
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1927 | 18 Jun 2007
CPI is the driving force behind a number of the UK's North East strategic R&D initiatives. Each of CPI' programmes focuses on bringing cutting edge technology research to the region, which can be...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1438 | 15 Nov 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
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