MTL News Archives for 2010

Mechanical devices stamped on plastic

February 26, 2010

Microelectromechanical devices gave us the Wii and the digital movie projector. MIT researchers have found a new way to make them.


To test a new technique for creating micromachines, MIT researchers deposited films of gold on a sheet of plastic; grooves in the plastic are visible as a series of horizontal lines. Image: Corinne Packard and Apoorva Murarka

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