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February 15th, 2007

WMU Innovation projects

Center for Nano-enabled Instrumentation and Nanofabrication, $383,000. The team is using a specially fabricated light microscope to manipulate nanomaterials. Nanotechnology focuses on manipulating extremely small structures -- a typical human hair is about 100,000 nanometers in diameter, for instance. The idea is to create ``nanostructures'' that can be used as sensors or assist in drug delivery or lead to products such as computer chips and fuel cells.


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