Physics in Action: Tiny Machines Feature Summary
- From Physics Research
Physics in Action: Tiny Machines
- 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.
- July 16, 2006 - August 1, 2006