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Phoenician Hebrew
מ מ ם ם

Mem is the thirteenth letter of the Phoenician and Hebrew alphabets. The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Mu, Latin M, and the equivalent in the Cyrillic alphabet. Phoenician Mem. ... The Phoenician alphabet dates from around 1000 BC and is derived from the Proto-Canaanite alphabet. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Mu or MU may refer to: mu (lowercase μ, uppercase Μ), a letter in the Greek alphabet Mu, a hypothetical lost continent in the Pacific Ocean mu (無), a Japanese word important in Zen koan practice mu (亩), Chinese unit of measurement equal to 666. ... The Latin alphabet, also called the Roman alphabet, is the most widely used alphabetic writing system in the world, the standard script of the English language and most of the languages of western and central Europe, and of those areas settled by Europeans. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... The Cyrillic alphabet (or azbuka, from the old name of the first letters) is an alphabet used to write six natural Slavic languages (Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Ukrainian) and many other languages of the former Soviet Union, Asia and Eastern Europe. ...

In the Sefer Yetzirah The letter Mem is King over Water, formed Earth in the universe, Cold in the year, and the Belly in the soul. It is given the numerical value of 40. Sefer Yetzirah (Hebrew, Book of Creation, ספר יצירה) is the title of two books on esoteric Jewish mysticism. ...

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Successfully developed MEMS devices in Dr. Tai's lab include pressure sensors, shear-stress sensors, hot-wire anemometers, magnetic actuators, microphones, microvalves, micromotors, and so on.
System-level MEMS research projects include integrated M3 (microelectronics + microsensors + microactuators) drag-reduction smart surface, flexible smart skin for the control unmanned aerial vehicles, and micro fluid delivery systems.
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Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) is the integration of mechanical elements, sensors, actuators, and electronics on a common silicon substrate through microfabrication technology.
MEMS is an enabling technology allowing the development of smart products, augmenting the computational ability of microelectronics with the perception and control capabilities of microsensors and microactuators and expanding the space of possible designs and applications.
Because MEMS devices are manufactured using batch fabrication techniques similar to those used for integrated circuits, unprecedented levels of functionality, reliability, and sophistication can be placed on a small silicon chip at a relatively low cost.
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