Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview

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This learning module provides an overview of three micromachining processes (bulk, surface, LIGA) used for the fabrication of microsystems or MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems).  Activities are provided that contribution to a better understanding of these processes and that encourage further exploration.

This learning module includes the following:

  • Pre-test (Knowledge Probe)
  • Reading:  MEMS Micromachining Overview
  • Presentation:  MEMS Micromachining Overview (pdf)
  • Activity:  Terminology and Concepts
  • Activity:  Research
  • Assessment

Instructor materials for this learning module are available here.

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This work made possible by Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Center through DUE grants #0830384, 0902411, and 1205138. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and creators, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME) (2017), "Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview," http://nanohub.org/resources/26733.

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