Nanotechnology Now







Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > MEMSCAP Steps into Nanoworld: MEMSCAP MUMPsŪ services offer a breakthrough Nano-Platform

Abstract:
MEMSCAP (Paris:MEMS), the leading provider of innovative solutions based on MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) technology, announced today it has stepped into the Nanoworld by offerring a breakthrough Nano-plaftorm with its MUMPsŪ manufacturing and prototyping services.

MEMSCAP Steps into Nanoworld: MEMSCAP MUMPsŪ services offer a breakthrough Nano-Platform

GRENOBLE, France and DURHAM, NC | Posted on December 7th, 2008

Based on MUMPsŪ proven manufacturing techniques, the new Nano MUMPsŪ platform will create submicron features on MUMPsŪ polysilicon wafers. This represents a breakthrough technology as it is the first time such a manufacturing and prototyping service is offered on the nanoscale (below 1ĩ) for mechanical structures.

Taking place alongside the existing others runs (Poly MUMPsŪ, SOI MUMPsŪ, Metal MUMPsŪ) , Nano MUMPsŪ will immediately benefit from the over 16 years experience of MUMPsŪ and its track-record of success that led to more than half a million MEMS devices shipped to over 1000 customers. The expertise gained with other runs will also enable to keep the same process length, allocate more space for devices on each run, give customers the possibility to compare the advantages of micro and nano processes before going to volume manufacture, and mostly, offer customers the most cost-effective manufacturing and prototyping services for nanomachines.

The applications for this new process are endless, from mirors to fuel cells, through fluidics, renewable energies, accelerometers and medical/biomedical applications.

MUMPsŪ is the ultimate platform for proof-of-concept fabrication. The longest running and most renowned multi-user program for MEMS and now NANO technologies, manufacturing in the world, MUMPsŪ uses standard yet diversified process technologies that serve universities, laboratories, companies and researchers. Its versatile possibilities adapt to endless features, devices, and applications. The service's low cost allows researchers with the smallest budgets to realize their ideas.

####

About MEMSCAP
MEMSCAP is the leading provider of innovative micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS)-based solutions. MEMSCAP standard and custom products and solutions include components, component designs (IP), manufacturing and related services. MEMSCAP customers include Fortune 500 businesses, major research institutes and universities. The company's shares are traded on the Eurolist of Euronext Paris S.A (ISIN: FR0010298620-MEMS), where MEMSCAP belongs to the Next Economy segment.

About MUMPsŪ

The Multi User MEMS Processes, or MUMPsŪ, is the longest-running MEMS prototyping service in the industry, and the defacto standard process to support academic, government, and industrial research in MEMS. Fabricated out of the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina facility for fourteen years, the MUMPsŪ prototyping service has been operated by listed company MEMSCAP since November 2002. Originally developed as part of a MEMS infrastructure program, MUMPs has expanded over the years from one to four distinct multiple mask-level processes, adding thick metal, SOI, and CMOS-MEMS process to the polysilicon surface micromachining process. Nearly half a million MEMS devices have been shipped to over 1000 customers over the life of the MUMPs program. Visit www.memscap.com section MUMPs. For more information please contact:

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
MEMSCAP
Aurore Foulon,
+33 (0)4 76 92 85 00
Vice-President
Corporate Communications,

or
Steve Wilcenski
+1 919-314-2200
Custom Products Director Business Development

Copyright © Business Wire 2008

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

New Biological Nano-Fertilizers Presented in Iran as Appropriate Replacements for Chemical Fertilizers April 18th, 2015

Iranian Foodstuff, Agricultural Industries Welcome Nanotechnology Packaging Bags April 18th, 2015

Nanocomposites Play Effective Role in Production of Smart Fibers April 18th, 2015

Dais Analytic Corporation Appoints Eliza Wang to Board of Directors: Company's Newest Director Brings Expertise in Commercial and Legal Matters Both in the United States and China; Joins on the Heels of Successful Business Development Trade Mission to China April 18th, 2015

NEMS

Iranian Scientists Evaluate Dynamic Interaction between 2 Carbon Nanotubes April 14th, 2015

Optical nanoantennas set the stage for a NEMS lab-on-a-chip revolution February 24th, 2015

Piezoelectricity in a 2-D semiconductor: Berkeley Lab researchers discovery of piezoelectricty in molybdenum disulfide holds promise for future MEMS December 22nd, 2014

Carbyne morphs when stretched: Rice University calculations show carbon-atom chain would go metal to semiconductor July 21st, 2014

MEMS

Iranian Scientists Evaluate Dynamic Interaction between 2 Carbon Nanotubes April 14th, 2015

ASIC Development for MEMS Applications: A Platform Approach March 25th, 2015

STMicroelectronics Executive Vice-President Benedetto Vigna Awarded IEEE Frederik Philips Award March 12th, 2015

MIG Takes a Roll-Up-Your-Sleeves Approach with Revamped MEMS/Sensors Technical Event -- MIG welcomes technologists to MEMS Technical Congress, emphasizes working groups and breakout sessions on emerging MEMS & sensors, tech transfer and integration March 6th, 2015

Announcements

New Biological Nano-Fertilizers Presented in Iran as Appropriate Replacements for Chemical Fertilizers April 18th, 2015

Iranian Foodstuff, Agricultural Industries Welcome Nanotechnology Packaging Bags April 18th, 2015

Nanocomposites Play Effective Role in Production of Smart Fibers April 18th, 2015

Dais Analytic Corporation Appoints Eliza Wang to Board of Directors: Company's Newest Director Brings Expertise in Commercial and Legal Matters Both in the United States and China; Joins on the Heels of Successful Business Development Trade Mission to China April 18th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2015 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE