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The term Nanoelectromechanical systems or NEMS is used to describe devices integrating electrical and mechanical functionality on the nanoscale. NEMS typically integrate transistor-like nanoelectronics with mechanical actuators, pumps, or motors, and may thereby form physical, biological, and chemical sensors.

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) (also written as micro-electro-mechanical, MicroElectroMechanical or microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems) is the technology of very small mechanical devices driven by electricity; it merges at the nano-scale into nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) and nanotechnology.

MEMS are separate and distinct from the hypothetical vision of molecular nanotechnology or molecular electronics. MEMS are made up of components between 1 to 100 micrometres in size (i.e. 0.001 to 0.1 mm) and MEMS devices generally range in size from 20 micrometres (20 millionths of a metre) to a millimetre. They usually consist of a central unit that processes data, the microprocessor and several components that interact with the outside such as microsensors

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  1. Would doing a degree in chemistry help me in the field on Nanotechnology? Specifically NEMS field

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    Hello,

    I am currently an undergraduate student at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada studying Engineering Physics. From this program I gain a very similar education as...

    http://nanohub.org/answers/question/777

  2. adarsh ravi

    http://nanohub.org/members/48985

  3. Fazlı Fatih Melemez

    http://nanohub.org/members/50299

  4. hitesh kumar sahoo

    http://nanohub.org/members/36038

  5. Nov 14 2013

    PiezoNEMS 2013

    PiezoNEMS workshopThursday November 14th, Grenoble, FranceScope: This workshop aims to provide an overview of the most recent advances in piezoresistive and piezoelectric nanosystems.A broad range...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/672

  6. Raghav Gupta

    http://nanohub.org/members/71438

  7. Shahriar Rizwan

    Hello, I'm Shahriar Rizwan. I've graduated in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh. Now I'm working as a Software...

    http://nanohub.org/members/58782

  8. Suseendran Jayachandran

    http://sites.google.com/site/suseehome/

    http://nanohub.org/members/41892

  9. Toahera Abdullah

    http://nanohub.org/members/94435

  10. Uniaxial and Biaxial Stress Strain Calculator for Semiconductors

    16 Jan 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jamie Teherani

    Simulate stress or strain along user-defined Miller directions for arbitrary stress/strain configurations.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/straincalc

  11. wissam Hamad

    http://nanohub.org/members/66670

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