MEMS in Medicine - MEMSinMedicine ABSTRACT MEMS or...

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MEMS in Medicine ABSTRACT MEMS, or Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems are chips that are made in semiconductor fabs that combine electronic functions and mechanical actions. MEMS devices can sense and control making them valuable for numerous applications.But MEMS can also be used in the medical field to measure blood pressure within the body and detect ions. MEMS analyzers can be used to perform biological tests and even sequence DNA. BODY 1. What is MEMS? MEMS, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, is the leading technology for the integration of almost any physical, chemical and biological phenomena that include motion, light, sound, biochemistry, and computation, but all on a single chip . These chips can mimic all of our “senses” and thus eventually be used as body replacements. MEMS will add the eyes, noise, ears and other sensory input while the on- chip electronic function will serve as the “brain” to condition signals, organize data, control, analyze and integrate input and output. MEMS devices can possess high-level integration for numerous categories of functions. MEMS is also about technology convergence where miniature devices including gears, propellers, turbines, pumps, mirrors, motors, radio elements, radiation sensors, and
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  • Spring '09
  • ZhangWeijun
  • medical field, Microelectromechanical systems, MEMS pressure sensors, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems

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