TechConnect Innovation Program

High Accuracy, Long-Life, Ultra-thin Contact Stress Sensor

MicroMetrics, Inc., CA, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

A MEMS manufactured contact stress sensor: <160 micron thick and 2mm by 2mm in size; requires no recalibration and has +/-3% accuracy over its 30-year design lifetime; it has a working temperature range of -40C to +100C; tested to >10,000 cycles with no drift or sensitivity degradation.

Primary Application Area: Electronics, Sensors & Communications

Technology Development Status: Commercial Product

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 9

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: MicroMetrics, Inc. sells contact stress measurement sensor kits. Those kits can easily be adapted to a commercial application to determine if the measurement of contact stress yields a competitive advantage in the market.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Corporation

National Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 629

Website: http://www.micrometricsinc.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Personal Savings

Looking for: Development / License Partners