Definition of microelectromechanical in English:



  • Containing or consisting of miniature electronic and mechanical components.

    • ‘One common misconception is that microelectromechanical systems technology and nanotechnology are synonymous.’
    • ‘The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California, manufactured the final two picosatellites for the mission to test microelectromechanical systems technology.’
    • ‘Specifically, he used microelectromechanical systems fabrication methods.’
    • ‘The technology carves mechanical devices in silicon gizmos known as microelectromechanical systems.’
    • ‘Particular embodiments of both methods may be applied to fabricating microelectromechanical systems especially MEMS mirrors.’
    • ‘Like microelectromechanical systems, nano devices consist of a minutely integrated combination of elements on silicon: electronics, mechanical parts, actuators, and sensors.’
    • ‘The Wayne State lab will focus on producing products that use microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS.’
    • ‘The following types of gyroscopes exist: mechanical (a rotating mass suspended in gimbals), optical, and microelectromechanical system vibrating structures.’
    • ‘Like the NIST chip-scale clock, the new magnetic sensor can be fabricated and assembled on semiconductor wafers using existing techniques for making microelectronics and microelectromechanical systems.’
    • ‘Tissue engineering, gene therapy, therapeutic proteins, microelectromechanical systems, robotics, and bioinformatics are creating a myriad of disruptive technologies.’
    • ‘Though turbines today are big things it will probably eventually be possible to make microelectromechanical systems turbines.’
    • ‘To prevent this, Roy has produced a microelectromechanical sensor that monitors the load being carried by the bones in the spine.’
    • ‘The marriage of GPS with microelectromechanical system inertials and other navigation sensors will give warfighters access to seamless navigation in all environments.’
    • ‘To date, the majority of next-generation optical switches have relied on micromirror approaches that use microelectromechanical systems technology.’
    • ‘Using new microelectromechanical systems force measurement techniques, Autumn et al. measured the force production of a single gecko seta.’
    • ‘It will eventually be possible to use non-destructive acoustic shockwaves in microelectromechanical systems devices to build crystals that will shift the frequency of light.’
    • ‘Although we do not deal directly with such small distances in our everyday lives, they are important in nanoscale structures and microelectromechanical systems.’
    • ‘The measuring device, still in the laboratory stage, is in effect a kind of accelerometer, about the size of the inexpensive microelectromechanical devices that open automobile air bags.’
    • ‘Petroleum-based lubricants, as versatile as they are, are clearly unsuitable in some aerospace applications, microelectromechanical systems, and biomedical devices and implants.’
    • ‘‘Smart dust’ devices are tiny wireless microelectromechanical sensors that can detect everything from light to vibrations.’