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January 18th, 2005

Sandia MEMS researchers make supersensitive motion detector

People have become used to the global positioning system pinning down their whereabouts to within a meter or so. And MEMS-based motion detectors can sense movements as small as a micron. Now researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., have developed a prototype sensor that can detect a motion smaller than one nanometer.


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