Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

Circuits

STMicroelectronics First to Use Through-Silicon Vias for Smaller and Smarter MEMS Chips

GENEVA - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,(1) is the world's first manufacturer to have implemented Through-Silicon Via technology (TSV) in high-volume MEMS production. TSV replaces traditional...

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Compasses

CellGuide Announces CLIOX-C, a New MEMS-enhanced GPS Chip Using Baolab's CMOS 3D Compass

Enhanced Location Services and Augmented Reality REHOVOT, Israel and BARCELONA - CellGuide has announced the selection of Baolab's award winning NanoEMS(TM) technology as a companion to its location and positioning solutions. CellGuide will add Baolab's recently launched 3D NanoCompass(TM) IC to their GPS chip, to create the CLIOX-C, the world's first fully integrated GPS and compass device....

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

MEMS Module serves advanced motion-sensing applications.

With 6 degrees of freedom, LSM330DL multi-sensor module combines 3-axis sensing of linear and angular motion. It detects acceleration up to 16g and angular rate up to 2,000 dps along pitch, roll, and yaw axes. Able to operate with 2.4-3.6 V supply, module integrates of 3-axis digital accelerometer with 3-axis digital gyroscope. Mechanical sensing structure promotes thermal and mechanical...

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Force Sensors / Transducers

Baolab Uses Its NanoEMS Technology to Create Ultra-low Cost 3D Digital MEMS Compasses in CMOS

Barcelona, Spain - 5 July 2011. Until now, 3D Compasses have typically used non-standard technologies such as magneto-resistive materials or Hall-effect structures combined with magnetic field concentrators to detect the direction of the Earth's magnetic field. Baolab Microsystems is first to design a pure CMOS Lorentz force MEMS sensor and, as a result, its new 3D Digital NanoCompass(TM) matches...

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Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Mobile Compassing Gets New Push from STMicroelectronics' Power- and Space-Saving Geo-Magnetic Modules

GENEVA, - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,[1] is set to accelerate the deployment of high-precision mobile compassing with the introduction of its newest geo-magnetic module. Housed inside a...

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New MEMS Microphones from STMicroelectronics Enhance Audio Experience in Mobile Phones and Portable Computers
Microphones

New MEMS Microphones from STMicroelectronics Enhance Audio Experience in Mobile Phones and Portable Computers

Geneva - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications,[1] today introduced two new digital MEMS microphones. Combining superior sound quality with robustness and reliability at reduced size and cost, ST's...

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Motion and Magnetic Sensing Module targets mobile compassing applications.
Motion Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Motion and Magnetic Sensing Module targets mobile compassing applications.

Model LSM303DLM geo-magnetic digital compass module offers 3-axis sensing of linear and magnetic motion. Built into 5 x 5 x 1 mm package, MEMS-based unit also provides 6D orientation detection; 2 programmable interrupt signals that enable notification of motion detection and free fall; and wake-up/power-down functions. Operating power consumption is 360 Â-µA and product has accurate output...

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Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Tube Contact Sensor detects occlusions in medical infusion lines.

Tube contact sensor provides non-invasive detection of pressure changes in flexible, 4-4.7 mm OD x 0.8 mm wall thickness medical-grade silicone rubber tubing. Comprised of MEMS components as well as lid and catch, clip-on sensor is able to detect both negative and positive changes in pressure from -0.5 to +1 bar with accuracy of ±0.05 bar. Included flexi-circuit enables connection via...

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DC-Coupled MEMS Accelerometers suit commercial and military use.
Accelerometers

DC-Coupled MEMS Accelerometers suit commercial and military use.

Model 7500M10 and 7500M11 DC-coupled analog variable capacitance accelerometers feature micro-machined capacitive sensing element housed in hermetically sealed stainless steel case. Products include VC accelerometer chip, with high drive, low-impedance buffering for optimal responsiveness. Circuit amp, differential output, and voltage regulator all minimize effects of supply voltage variation....

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Optical Beam Splitters

MEMS Optical Splitter is suited for ROADM networks.

MEMS Split, Select, and Drop delivers colorless and directionless capabilities to ROADM networks. It simultaneously broadcasts multi-wavelength input signals through array of MEMS 1xN Switches, which offer switching time of less than 20 ms, and MEMS Tunable Filters. These feature ±50 pm wavelength setting accuracy within C or L Bands and tuning speed of less than 30 ms. Available with 4...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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