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September 2nd, 2005

Drilling tiny tunnels gets easier in a big way

Abstract:
The counterintuitive rules of physics at the nanometer scale create several thorny problems for scientists when they try to fashion three-dimensional channels in fluid-handling devices.

Now, University of Michigan researchers think they’ve solved at least one of these problems of micro- and nano-fluidic devices by developing a way to push debris out of the way as they machine tiny tunnels.

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