Article - 8 Apr 2011
Microelectro-mechanical systems are being utilized for a variety of applications such as microfluidic pumps, micromirror display devices, and acceleration and pressure sensors.
News - 16 Dec 2009
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University have discovered that common bacteria can turn microgears when suspended in a solution,...
News - 6 Mar 2014
When a piece of gift-wrapping tape sticks to itself, it's frustrating, but when small parts in a microgear or micromotor stick together, an electronic device may not work well, if at all....
News - 25 Oct 2011
In the latest issue of Elsevier's Materials Today, researchers from Spain and Belgium reported on the innovative use of carbon nanotubes to create mechanical components for use in a new generation...
News - 30 Aug 2012
Researchers at the Purdue University have developed a novel "nano machine shop" that can be used for shaping ultrathin films and nanowires.
This illustration depicts a new "nano machine...
Article - 23 Jan 2011
Over the past decades, many applications have been proposed as commercially viable for LIGA (Lithographie, Galvanoformung, Abformung (Lithography, Electroplating, and Molding)). This paper will give a...