microelectromechanical systems


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mi·cro·e·lec·tro·me·chan·i·cal systems

 (mī′krō-ĭ-lĕk′trō-mə-kăn′ĭ-kəl)
pl.n.
See MEMS.
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com/ ), MEMS, reveals that microelectromechanical systems can be used in many settings where low cost, size, and weight plus reliability are required.
Ultimately, they hope to apply what they learn from the insects to computer chip manufacturing and the assembly of microelectromechanical systems (SN: 7/26/97, p.
XCOM), an award-winning developer of radio frequency (RF) products, has selected Innovative Micro Technology (IMT), the leading MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) contract manufacturer, to manufacture die for their RF MEMS Relay product.
The NIST ATP project will develop prototype microscale assemblers using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), extend the capabilities to nanometer geometries, and develop nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) for prototype nanoscale assemblers.
Nonetheless, combining rapidly evolving technologies--microelectronic devices, programmable, or smart, materials, micromachines, distributed computing systems, and active control mechanisms--to create smart dust and other microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) offers new capabilities that can be exploited for a variety of purposes.
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