MEMS at the Gartner Semiconductor Briefing

Paul Werbaneth, Vice President Marketing & Applications, Tegal Corporation I was fortunate to catch Jim Tully, VP, Distinguished Analyst, Semiconductor Research, Gartner, speaking on “Emerging Technologies in Semiconductors and Electronics” at the Gartner Semiconductor Briefing held at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose on Thursday morning, October 15, 2009. (Wonderful breakfast, courtesy of Gartner, by […]

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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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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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