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High-temp MEMS goes seismic

5/26/2011 06:15 PM EDT
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docdivakar
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docdivakar   6/14/2011 3:40:17 AM
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@R. Colin Johnson: thanks for the note. It would have been nice to have a summary of other competing products (instead of being ADI-centric! Not that I don't like ADI, a fine components company!). The accelerometer seems like a nice version of ruggedized products, a good step indeed for ruggedized MEMS. But the 13-by-8-by-2mm package seems huge! I have used smaller ones from Endevco (non-MEMS version) for similar applications. Hi temp, hi-Rel, ruggedized versions don't enjoy the volume benefits of their commercial cousins, so I would argue the non-MEMS versions of accelerometers can handily beat the ruggedized MEMS versions in price/performance. Dr. MP Divakar

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eahlin   6/6/2011 8:28:04 PM
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Might suggest you read http://www.eetimes.com/design/automotive-design/4010319/Extreme-Design-Developing-integrated-circuits-for-55-degC-to-250-degC

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wilber_xbox   5/29/2011 4:18:17 PM
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Does anyone know what kind of temperatures are found in deep rigs or excavation?

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