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Microwires as mobile phone sensors

Microwires were created in the former Soviet Union for military purposes. They formed the basis of the camouflage of a model of spy plane used by the Soviet army, but for a long time the scientific community ...

Jan 28, 2014
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Gold squeezed into micro-Velcro

Researchers at Ruhr University have used self-assembling techniques to produce gold microwires that have suitable properties for micro-Velcro. The research is published today in Science and Technology of ...

Feb 08, 2013
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Microfabrication: The light approach

Materials that conduct electricity but which are also transparent to light are important for electronic displays, cameras and solar cells. The industry’s standard material for these applications is indium ...

Mar 04, 2011
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