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Micralyne Newslyne - November 2008
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Welcome to the November 2008 Edition of Newslyne, Micralyne's quarterly e-newsletter. In this edition learn about Light Assisted Electrochemical Etching, MEMS supply during recessionary times and recent Micralyne news.

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Contents - November 2008

:: Message from the CEO
:: Light Assisted Electrochemical Etching - Very High Aspect Ratio Silicon Etching
:: Micralyne News & Events


Message from the CEO

Mr. Chris Lumb, President & CEO, Micralyne
Mr. Chris Lumb, President & CEO, Micralyne
MEMS Supply During Recessionary Times

If you're a buyer of MEMS products and development services, will your supply remain secure during the pending recession? While your focus may be on whether your own customers will continue to buy from you, you need to have secure suppliers as well as secure customers.
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- Chris Lumb, President & CEO, Micralyne -





Light Assisted Electrochemical Etching - Very High Aspect Ratio Silicon Etching

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Applications such as optoelectronics, micro-optics, energy conversion, environmental monitoring, microelectronics, wafer technology, and biotechnology can require a high density of through wafer vias. While state of the art DRIE can reach an aspect ratio of 20:1, this can be too small for some applications.

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- By Dr. Steve Jakeway, Micralyne Inc. -



MEMS News, Events & Resources

MEMS Manufacturer Micralyne recognized for success as spin off company from University of Alberta
Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent MEMS Manufacturer, was recently recognized by TEC Edmonton for their success as a spin off Innovation Company from the University of Alberta.
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Canadian MEMS Foundry was named as a finalist for Global Business Award
Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent MEMS Manufacturer, was a finalist for the Export Development Canada (EDC) Global Business of the Year award presented by the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters.
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Micralyne named one of Alberta's Top 40 Employers for Third Year in a Row
Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent MEMS Foundry, has been named one of "Alberta's Top 40 Employers" for 2009 by Mediacorp Canada, for the third year in a row.
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Edmonton based MEMS Foundry Named Top 50 MicroNano Technology Supplier by OnBoard Technology Magazine
Micralyne Inc., a world leading independent MEMS Foundry, will be recognized this week by OnBoard Technology Magazine as one of the Top 50 MicroNano Technology suppliers.
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Contact Information: Micralyne Inc.
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Phone: 1.780.431.4400 Fax: 1.780.431.4422
Email: info ( at ) micralyne.com