Journal article Open Access
Băjenescu, Titu-Marius I.
Today flexibility means to produce reasonably priced customized products of high quality that can be quickly delivered to customers. The article analyses issues related to physic, able to generating defects, affecting the reliability limits for MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems). The MEMS industry is currently at a much more vulnerable position than it appears, regardless of how wonderful its future may look like. A full understanding of the physics and statistics of the defect generation is required to investigate the ultimate reliability limitations for nanodevices. Biggest challenge: cost effective, high volume production.