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June 12th, 2003

Lab claims world's best MEMS sensor

Measuring just 2 microns long by 50 nanometers thick, the silicon cantilevers--like the teeth of a comb--were vibrated by an inexpensive diode laser. Measurements of the frequency of oscillation confirmed that the sensor had detected just 5.5 femtograms.


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