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COMPAMED SUPPLIERS FORUM by DeviceMed

Hall 14, stand 14F22

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COMPAMED HIGH-TECH FORUM by IVAM

Session: Smart Sensor Solutions - Wednesday, 17. November 2021

Session: Microprecision, Manufacturing and Processing - Wednesday, 17. November 2021

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ERC Starting Grant for perovskite researcher Prof. Michael Saliba
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Soft semiconductors that stretch like human skin
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Semiconductors reach the quantum world
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World's smallest microelectronic catheter for minimally invasive surgery of the future
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Creating the human-robotic dream team
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How organic neuromorphic electronics can think and act
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Development of a high-energy-resolution, LaB6 nanowire-based field emission gun
The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and JEOL, Ltd. have developed a lanthanum hexaboride (LaB6) nanowire-based field emission gun that is installable on an aberration-corrected transmission electron microscope (TEM).
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SiLC launches FMCW lidar for robot vision
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US researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain
Micro-sized cameras have great potential to spot problems in the human body and enable sensing for super-small robots, but past approaches captured fuzzy, distorted images with limited fields of view. Now, researchers at Princeton University and the University of Washington have overcome these obstacles with an ultra compact camera the size of a coarse grain of salt.
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Mini-battery for semi-conductor chips
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Stretchable pressure sensor could lead to better robotics and prosthetics
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UArizona researchers develop ultra-thin 'computer on the bone'
A team of University of Arizona researchers has developed an ultra-thin wireless device that grows to the surface of bone and could someday help physicians monitor bone health and healing over long periods. The devices, called osseosurface electronics, are described in a paper published in Nature Communications.
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Ultrafast imaging allows rapid thermometry
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Novel sensor can detect 'ever smaller' nanoparticles
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Safe and patient-friendly implants
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