MEMS Packaging & Testing Articles

TSV electroplating dev team unites SVTC, Amerimade Technology, Shanghai Sinyang Semiconductor Materials

Oct 19, 2011 Nanotech accelerator SVTC Technologies, wet chem equipment maker Amerimade Technology, and chemicals company Shanghai Sinyang Semiconductor Materials will collaborate on electroplating pr...

STMicroelectronics uses TSV in high-volume MEMS devices

Oct 11, 2011 STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) has implemented through-silicon vias (TSV) in high-volume micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) devices. ST is using TSV in its smart sensors and multi-axis...

Thin wafers win majority in electronics by 2016

Oct 6, 2011 Thanks to MEMS, 3D packaging, LEDs, power devices, and other applications, thinned wafers will be the majority of wafers in the market by 2016, according to Yole Développement's new repor...

MEMS drive supply chain changes with new applications

Sep 22, 2011 Yole Développement shares highlights from its latest "Status of the MEMS Industry" report, noting changes in the MEMS supply chain as companies add foundries or go fab-lite, and...

Multitest launches MEMS microphone tester with European order

Sep 15, 2011

The InPhone microphone test system can be combined with the Multitest InStrip test handler for highly parallel MEMS test and the calibration of MEMS microphones.

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Multi-cantilever MEMS technology basis of Panorama Synergy, UWA partnership

Oct 14, 2011 Panorama Synergy has formed an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with the University of Western Australia for optical technologies related to highly se...

mPhase develops MEMS membrane at Argonne Labs

Oct 14, 2011 mPhase Technologies was granted access to the technical facilities at the Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Labs, for work on its MEMS Smart s...

X-FAB, Senodia ramp MEMS gyroscope production

Oct 13, 2011 X-FAB Silicon Foundries Group and Senodia Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd today announced they have concluded development and are ramping production of micr...

CTS contracted for 2 piezo-ceramic programs

Oct 12, 2011 CTS Electronic Components, of CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS), received 2 production orders for piezoceramic products from a major US sonar manufacturer. Revenues...

Deformable-mirror MEMS improve glaucoma research

Oct 12, 2011 The University of Houston College of Optometry is using MEMS-based deformable mirrors, Multi-DM, from Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC) in glaucoma rese...

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Nanoparticles act as cancer spotters

A research team led by Brown University has devised a new technique to spot cancerous tumors in the liver as small as 5 millimeters. The technique, using gold nanoparticles, is the fi... Read More >>

Announcing New Online Seminar: Understanding Nanotechnology Safety

Registration is now open for an online seminar on nanotechnology safety. This seminar is of interest to anyone concerned about the potential health hazards of exposure to nanoengineer... Read More >>

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