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Nano Electro-Mechanical Systems (NEMS) are tiny machines built at the nanometer scale. Current NEMS applications are simple machines, such as the tiny cantilever shown at the right. An electrical circuit measures the deflection of the lever. A larger version of this device, with dimensions at the micrometer or millimeter scale, is commonly used as an airbag sensor in automobiles. A sudden stop causes a strong deflection of the lever, which signals that the airbags should be deployed. At the nano scale, such a lever is sensitive enough to measure the weight of individual atoms or molecules resting upon it.

Learn more about NEMS from the resources available on this site, listed below.

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  1. Shengli Mai


  2. Farzan Abu Mitul

    I born in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1986. I have passed my S.S.C exam from Wiles Little Flower School and H.S.C exam from Riffles Public School and College. I have achieved B.Sc Engineering degree from...


  3. Best product is the NanoAtomChanger.Known As Cheat codes to life. Find me a better product ?

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    How about one nanobot that could make a team of nanobots to change any atom into any other atom and create atoms of any type…


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  5. Illinois BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2011: Deconvolving Stiffness in MEMS Pedestal Cell Mass Measurements

    05 Dec 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Elise Corbin

    The complex relationships between a cell's behavior and the physical properties of both itself and its environment have long been of interest. Specifically, the understanding the mechanisms through which a cell's physical properties influence cell growth, cell differentiation, cell cycle...

  6. Davood Askari


  7. Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2010 Lecture 12: Multiscale Analysis of Silicon NEMS

    02 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Narayan Aluru

  8. Karim Elgammal

    I am a PhD student at the Royal Institute of Technology ()


  9. need real time projects in india

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    hi friends, i am pursuing m-tech in nanotechnology branch and i want to do my project in nano electronics side. is there any industries offering projects in electronics other than simulation...


  10. 2009 GEM4 Summer School - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lecture 5: Mechanics insights into the pathophysiology of human disease; Microfluidics approaches to studying human diseases

    20 Jul 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Chwee Teck Lim

  11. which is advantageous either the cnt electromechanical memory or the cntfet memory?

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    whats the advantage and disadvantages of 1.the cnt electromechanical memory 2.the cntmosfet memory what can be the possible solution for the current situation of nonvolatile ram?


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    The broad objective of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) workshop is to showcase University of Illinois research in bionanotechnology/ nanomedicine,...


  13. Carbon Nanotube Relay

    01 Apr 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Sansiri Tanachutiwat, wei wang

    CNT NEMS as mechanical relay for memory applications

  14. Peanuts vs. Pyramids: Two Perspectives on MEMS

    23 Nov 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Stephen D. Senturia

    MEMS, the acronym for Micro-electromechanical Systems, also known simply as “Micro-systems,” come in two main types: commodity products (the peanuts) and MEMS-enabled products (the pyramids, or, more correctly, the inverted pyramids). The economics of scale greatly affect how these two classes...

  15. Molecular Sensors for MEMS

    09 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: John P. Sullivan

    This seminar will cover the issues involved in using molecular sensors in MEMS and their application to microchannels, supersonic micronozzles, microjet impingement, microturbines and unsteady fluidic actuators.

  16. VEDA: Amplitude Modulated Scanning

    20 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: John Melcher, Shuiqing Hu, Arvind Raman, Steven Douglas Johnson, Daniel Kiracofe

    This tool is being replaced by VEDA 2.0. Use that tool instead.

  17. Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies

    08 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Bharat Bhushan

    Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded micro/nano components are highly dependent on the surface interactions (few atomic layers). Nanotribological...

  18. The Challenges of Micro-System Product Development

    05 Jun 2009 | | Contributor(s):: James J. Allen

    This talk will discuss the historical development of micro‐system technology, the products that have been developed and the challenges to development of a reliable product.

  19. Experiences with nonintrusive polynomial Chaos and stochastic collocation methods for uncertainty analysis and design

    13 Mar 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Michael S. Eldred

    Non—intrusive polynomial chaos expansion (PCE) and stochastic collocation (SC) methods are attractive techniques for uncertainty quantification due to their abilities to produce functional representations of stochastic variability and to achieve exponential convergence rates in statistics of...

  20. SUGARCube - Netlist Input Tool

    15 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Fengyuan Li, Jason Clark

    Simulate the user input netlist by SUGAR2.0