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July 21st, 2003

Exploiting friction can make MEMS work

Building on seed projects with both Sandia and Argonne National Laboratories, Rob Carpick, Mike Plesha and Anirudha Sumant are using a $525,000 grant from the Department of Energy Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology program to study friction at the nanoscale and how it applies to MEMS.


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