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Title: Nanoscale Machines (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems): These Squeaky Wheels Will Get No Grease

Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) are an emerging, cutting-edge technology that relies on the microfabrication of small scale mechanical components (actuators, sensors, mirrors, etc.) and the inmore »tegration of those components with on-board electronic processing. Because MEMS devices must react to mechanical signals, many employ construction topologies that require physical motion and the concomitant lubrication which prevents heating/melting and wear of the device. This talk will address how knowledge of the fundamental origins of friction can be applied to MEMS technology, and vice versa.« less
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Title: Nanoscale Machines (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems): These Squeaky Wheels Will Get No Grease
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Publication Date: 2002-08-14
OSTI Identifier: 1015630
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): TRN: US201209%%15
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on August 14, 2002
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY ; ACTUATORS ; MICROELECTRONICS ; ELECTROMECHANICS ; FRICTION ; LUBRICATION ; MICROSTRUCTURE ; MIRRORS ; PROCESSING ; SENSORS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:01:11
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27