Physics in Action: Tiny Machines Feature Summary

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From Physics Research
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Physics in Action: Tiny Machines
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Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories, SUMMiTTM Technologies.

This photograph of a Microelectromechanical System (MEMS) crankshaft and gear also shows for scale a pollen grain, red blood cells, and a 50 micron line (50 millionths of a meter).  To learn more about MEMS, visit Tiny Machines, from the American Physical Society's outreach website Physics Central.
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July 16, 2006 - August 1, 2006