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Wk 14 Market - MEMS Markets MEMS Markets EE 515/415 EE 515/415 D T Shaw D T Shaw Time Magazine dubs the 00’s as “The Decade from Hell” •

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Unformatted text preview: MEMS Markets MEMS Markets EE 515/415 EE 515/415 D. T. Shaw D. T. Shaw 12/1/09 12/1/09 Time Magazine dubs the 00’s as “The Decade from Hell” • Y2K -- .com bubbles • 9/11 • Afghanistan and Iraq wars • Space shuttle Columbia disaster • Katrina • Enron GM bankruptcies • Economic meltdown after housing market collapse • Madoff scandal Breathtaking progress in technology… • Human genome research • Biotechnology • Nanotechnology • Microelectronics moves from “micron” to “nano” • MEMS becomes NEMS • IT— The world has changed to “Flat” basically in the decade. • Economic “miracles” from India, China… • Significant decrease in world-wide infant death… Microfluidic Market and Technology Trends F. Breussin, Project Manager Microfluidics, Yole Developpement Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau ,France (2009) MEMS market has the typical characteristics of cut- edge technology development in the 21 st century… • It’s highly competitive; business is distributed all over the world by mostly small companies The market is very much fragmentized, leading to fierce competition and lower profits. Nexus Microsystem Associates – The largest European MEMS network The market analysis answers essential questions about MEMS markets MEMS Markets How big are today’s markets for MEMS ? What are the promising markets of tomorrow ? Who buys MEMS and what for ? What is the long term outlook for MEMS ? Wicht Technology Consulting Microsystems are a matter of definition within the many technologies they connect MEMS nano techniques microelectronics optics Precision mechanical “milli” techniques Typically a market study accounts for the full range of MEMS technologies and applications • What qualifies as a MEMS device – Structure in the micron range – Function is achieved by the shape of the microstructure – Microsystems combine several microcomponents including microscale electronics and optical components in many cases • Such a study provides a global analysis of MEMS markets for all applications •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course EE 515 taught by Professor Dr.shaw during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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Wk 14 Market - MEMS Markets MEMS Markets EE 515/415 EE 515/415 D T Shaw D T Shaw Time Magazine dubs the 00’s as “The Decade from Hell” •

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