MEMS Industry Group Goes to Japan!

Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group Greetings from Exhibition Micromachine/MEMS 2009 at Tokyo Big Sight! I am blogging from the 15th annual International Micromachine Nanotech Symposium – MEMS World. I am very impressed with many things on my first trip to Japan. First off, the city of Tokyo is amazing – so full of […]

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More from SEMICON West 2009

Karen Lightman, Managing Director, MEMS Industry Group: Greetings from SEMICON West 2009! I feel like I am at homecoming – seeing so many old friends and colleagues. The best part of SEMICON is seeing new colleagues whom I’ve only “met” via email/phone and now we finally get to meet in person. While the number of […]

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Greetings from San Francisco!

Monica Takacs, Director of Membership and Marketing SEMICON West kicked off today–it was so nice to see so many MIG members at the Extreme Electronics Lounge in Moscone North! Yesterday, our MEMS Education Series short course “An Insider’s Guide to Strategy for the MEMS Industry” took place at the downtown campus of San Francisco State […]

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New Best Known Practice Published: MEMS Assembly Process Flow Scenarios

MIG has recently published the second document in its series of Best Known Practices (BKP): MEMS Assembly Process Flow Scenarios authored by Mike Mignardi, Manager, Energy Harvesting, Texas Instruments, and Kevin Chau, Vice President, MEMStaff. The document was reviewed by Tina Lamers, Director of Marketing, Axept, and Alissa Fitzgerald, Managing Member, A.M. Fitzgerald & Associates. There […]

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Live from RoboCup 2009 Day 5

This week Richard Allen, Physicist, NIST, will be live blogging from RoboCup 2009 covering the MEMS-scale robot league. July 4, 2009, Entry 2: And some results from today’s activities, in particular the Ball Handling Drill (ETH) and theTwo Millimeter Dash (USNA). ETH was unable to accomplish the Ball Handling Drill, so that event will have […]

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Live from RoboCup 2009 Day 4

This week Richard Allen, Physicist, NIST, will be live blogging from RoboCup 2009 covering the MEMS-scale robot league. July 3, 2009: Today we have scheduled the Two Millimeter Dash. The ETH team performed their required six runs, with times in the 350 ms – 500 ms range.  These times include delay from official start time […]

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Live from RoboCup 2009 Day 3

This week Richard Allen, Physicist, NIST, will be live blogging from RoboCup 2009 covering the MEMS-scale robot league. July 4, 2009, Entry 4: Today is scheduled the Two-Millimeter Dash However, as with all research activities, there are difficulties.  The two teams are not ready:  the Naval Academy is repeatedly having troubles getting their robots to […]

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