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This article from Physics Central provides a description of Micro-Electrical-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), or tiny machines, which are being created and produced.  Information on the history of MEMS development, applications of the technology, and how MEMS motors work is included along with pictures, diagrams, and links to more information on tiny machines.  The future of tiny machines built from individual atoms is also introduced.
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- Nanoscience
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MEMS, micromachine, motor, nanotechnology
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Metadata instance created July 11, 2006 by Ann Deml
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(Physics Central, College Park, 2005), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/machines.cfm).
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Physics in Action: Tiny Machines, (Physics Central, College Park, 2005), <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/machines.cfm>.
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Physics in Action: Tiny Machines. (2005). Retrieved December 18, 2017, from Physics Central: http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/machines.cfm
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Tiny Machines. College Park: Physics Central, 2005. http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/machines.cfm (accessed 18 December 2017).
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Physics in Action: Tiny Machines. College Park: Physics Central, 2005. 18 Dec. 2017 <http://www.physicscentral.com/explore/action/machines.cfm>.
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