Check out the presentation PDF's from leaders in the MEMS industry - overall message - "The future is so bright and we gotta' wear shades" - The Future of MEMS: Solutions for Moving from a Niche to a Mainstream Business
Newsflash: 2nd Quarter, 2012 Silicon wafer orders are up 2.3% compared to last year for the Semiconductor Industry (does not include solar applications) according to SEMI. This bodes well for our Microsystems Technician and engineering students. Wafer Fab construction is also on the rise.
Newsflash from MicroNews - MEMS Industry continues to grow!
“Status of the MEMS Industry” - a new Yole Developpement report: The MEMS market is on the upswing again, and many changes are happening on the technical side, the business model side and the supply chain side. MEMS will continue to see steady, sustainable double-digit growth for the next six years, with a 20% compound average annual growth in units and a 13% growth in revenues, leading to a $21 billion market by 2017
News Flash: MicroGen is a relatively new company making MEMS energy harvesters based on a cantilever design developed at Cornell. Read about a recent deal we're these devices will be fabricated in Lubbock Texas, at x-fab in the Rochester Business Journal. The SCME has a suite of learning modules and a hands on kit to learn how micro cantilevers work.
News Flash: Digital Journal - Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2012
MicroGen Systems, Inc. announced today that it has chosen X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries to produce the first MEMS based energy harvesters for the company. X-Fab is located in Lubbock, TX and was a former TI Semiconductor Facility where Matt Pleil spent 6 years as a wafer fab process engineer, and equipment engineer in photolithography.