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Measuring Stickiness of Microscale Surfaces

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35124
Published 2019-09-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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  • 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.