Making microscopic machines using metallic glass

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Tetra Materials Researchers in Ireland have developed a new technology using materials called bulk metallic glasses to produce high-precision molds for making tiny plastic components. The components, with detailed microscopically patterned surfaces could be used in the next generation of computer memory devices and microscale testing kits and chemical reactors.

Click here to access the paper, Mater Today (2012) 15(5), 216



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