Measuring Stickiness of Microscale Surfaces

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35124
Published September 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

At the scale of bridges or buildings, the most important force that engineered structures need to deal with is gravity. But at the scale of microelectro-mechanical systems (MEMS) — devices like the tiny accelerometers used in smartphones — the relative importance of gravity decreases and adhesive forces become more important.