ELECTRET BASED ENERGY H...

K. Fujii1, T. Toyonaga1,2, T. Fujita1,2, Y. G. Jiang2, K. Higuchi2 and K. Maenaka1,2 1University of Hyogo, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan 2JST ERATO Maenaka Human-Sensing Fusion Project, Himeji, Hyogo, Japan ABSTRACT In this study, an electret based energy harvester with a single silicon structure...

TEMPERATURE SENSING PRO...

Kuei-Shu Li1, Tzu-Yuan Chao1, Y. T. Cheng1, Jing-Kuang Chen2 and Yih-Sharng Chen3 1Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, USA 3Department of Cardiovascular...

A HIGH-SENSITIVE ULTRA-...

Y. Zhang, R. Howver, B. Gogoi* and N. Yazdi Evigia Systems, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA *Currently with HVVi Semiconductors, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona, USA ABSTRACT This paper reports an ultra-thin MEMS capacitive pressure sensor with high pressure sensitivity of better than 150aF/Pa, and...

Apple Becomes Second La...

Apple Inc. in 2010 rose one rank to become the world’s second largest buyer of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors for consumer electronics products and cell phones, as it snapped up parts for products including the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch, new IHS iSuppli research...

Global MEMS Industry Is...

Nearly two months after the Japan quake and tsunami wreaked havoc on the world’s industrial supply chains, the global microelectromechanical system (MEMS) industry is back on its feet, emerging relatively unscathed after the potent disaster, according to new IHS iSuppli research. To...