Tags: Microtechnology

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  1. Learning Module: Comparison of Scale: Macro, Micro, Nano - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    In order to grasp many of the concepts associated with micro and nano-size devices, one needs to understand scale and the size of objects associated with different scales.  This learning module introduces various concepts associated with scale, and a comparison of the macro, micro, and...

  2. Learning Module: Crystallography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides

    27 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the science of crystallography and its importance to microtechnology and the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  Four activities are provided that allow students to further explore several concepts of this science and "see" the...

  3. Learning Module: Etch Processes Overview for Microsystems

    25 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the most common etch processes used for the fabrication of microsystems.  Activities allow you to demonstrate your understanding of the terminology and basic concepts of these processes.

  4. Learning Module: Etch Processes Overview for Microsystems - Instructor Guides

    25 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module introduces the most common etch processes used for the fabrication of microsystems.  Activities allow students to demonstrate their understanding of the terminology and basic concepts of these processes.

  5. Learning Module: History of MEMS

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a timeline of the progression of microtechnology through a series of innovations that starts with the first Point Contact Transistor built in 1947 and ends with the optical network switch in 1999.  Activities provide the opportunity to build on this timeline and...

  6. Learning Module: History of MEMS - Instructor Guides

    10 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides a timeline of the progression of microtechnology through a series of innovations that starts with the first Point Contact Transistor built in 1947 and ends with the optical network switch in 1999.  Activities provide the opportunity to build on this timeline and...

  7. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  8. Learning Module: Introduction to Actuators - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "actuators" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  9. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  10. Learning Module: Introduction to Sensors - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "sensors" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  11. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  12. Learning Module: Introduction to Transducers - Instructor Guides

    17 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module is one of three SCME modules that discuss the types of components found in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).  This module covers "transducers" - what they are, how they work, and how they are used in both macro and micro-sized systems.  An activity...

  13. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview

    22 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    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...

  14. Learning Module: MEMS Micromachining Overview - Instructor Guides

    22 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    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...

  15. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge

    24 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module allows you to explore micro and nano-sized pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.  Because the Wheatstone bridge (a specialized electronic circuit) is used as the sensing circuit of such pressure sensors, the module also goes into...

  16. Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge - Instructor Guides

    24 Feb 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This purpose of this learning module is to allow students the opportunity to explore micro pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.

  17. Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS

    26 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used for the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts.  Activities allow you to further explore some of these concepts.

  18. Learning Module: Photolithography Overview for MEMS - Instructor Guides

    26 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning modules provides an overview of the most common photolithography process used in the fabrication of microelectromechnical systems (MEMS), its terminology and basic concepts.  Activities allows students to further explore some of these concepts.

  19. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system.  Activities provide the opportunity to research the current state of weights and measures around the world and...

  20. Learning Module: Units of Weights and Measures - Instructor Guides

    06 Jun 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

    This learning module provides information on the evolution of the current systems of weights and measures, and an overview of the International Standards of Units and metric system.  Activities provide the opportunity to research the current state of weights and measures around the world and...