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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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White Papers: Materials
Analytical Testing Solutions for Medtech Manufacturing

For medtech manufacturers, material and device failures are an unavoidable issue that can plague even the most experienced engineering teams. This paper examines how a strong partnership...

White Papers: Medical
Understanding Choked Flow of Gases

Medical equipment applications which handle various gas flows often require a precise, repeatable mass flow rate of gas. Our white paper explains the science behind “Choked Flow” or the condition when...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The device infuses antibodies through the miniature fiber to the tumor to activate T cells around tumor cells.
Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In our winter edition of the MDB Resource Guide, learn about new cleaning requirements and find the right company to match your medical-design needs.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Senior scientist Paula McDaniel tells MDB how to find and prevent material failures.
Briefs: Design
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
Features: Materials
A robust, optimized mechanical testing program is essential to successful quality control testing.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have proposed a solution to both clearly visualize and accurately assess the brain via photoacoustic imaging.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Winners will be announced in Medical Design Briefs and here on MedicalDesignBriefs.com.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have created wearable, stitchable, and sensitive sensors from flexible polymers and bundles of carbon fiber.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Trackers, interferometers, laser sensors, and more.
Features: Test & Measurement
Developing IFUs for reusable devices presents a unique challenge that requires focused attention to ensure patient safety: the reprocessing method.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
With longer lifespans and aging populations worldwide, the need for and importance of dialysis technology will only grow.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The sensitivity of the decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer now detects four additional biomarkers.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
Features: Test & Measurement
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
R&D: Materials
Researchers developed a method to bond human skin to rubber-like polymeric materials without an adhesive.
Products: Motion Control
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
White Papers: Research Lab
A Practical Energy Efficiency Solution For Life Science Utilizing Industry 4.0

“Internet of Things” (IoT) and “Industry 4.0” (I4.0) are buzzwords in the process manufacturing and automation world, with far-reaching benefits...

Technology Leaders: Energy
Glucometer designs available on the market today are costly, large, and power inefficient. See how GreenPAK offers an upgrade.
Products: Test & Measurement
An evaluation kit form Sensirion enables ventilator manufacturers to take proximal measurements of respiratory gas rates.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
Features: Connectivity
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
INSIDER: Medical

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated a tablet-sized device that can reliably detect multiple COVID-19 antibodies and biomarkers simultaneously. Initial results show the test can...

Features: Medical
A growing number of companies are turning to sterile, single-use, closed liquid dispensing systems and kits.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Worn on the fingertips like a thimble, the wearable helps reduce postural sway.

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