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4M 2010

4M2010 With all papers now selected, authors attending the conference should register by Friday 13th August. General conference information can be viewed on the conference webpages. The provisional programme is now published. With more sponsors than at any previous 4M conference, we look forward to welcoming you all to a fruitful and stimulating conference in France, in Bourg en Bresse and in Oyonnax, from 17th - 19th November 2010. .html

Microconnect - update on emerging applications

An interesting look at some emerging markets and applications on the R&D Connect website

Mass production of polymer solar cells by roll-to-roll process

The Eurekalert site reports on researchers at DTU who have developed a fully operational production line for polymer solar cells

Conference on Smart Sensors, Actuators and MEMS in Prague

Co-organised by 4M Assocaitoion members TU Wien, this conference is the fifth in the series and due to the interdisciplinary spirit of the event a wide range of topics is covered related to the design, fabrication, packaging and system integration of MEMS and NEMS-based sensors and actuators applying smart approaches. Details on event page.

Understanding and controlling taper when laser machining

Overview article from the MICROmanufacturing website

New Book on Micromanufacturing

Micromanufacturing Engineering and Technology is published by Elsevier

Training Courses in Microsystems

FSRM fsrm (Fondation suisse pour la recherche en microtechnique) offers a comprehensive range of training courses, in a number of languages (English, French, German). They are pleased to offer members of the 4M Association a 10% discount on course fees. More information here.

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