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University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to heal gaps in wires too small for even the world’s tiniest soldering iron.
A simple new improvement to an essential microscope component could greatly improve imaging for researchers who study the very small, from cells to computer chips.
New observations could improve industrial production of high-quality graphene, hastening the era of graphene-based consumer electronics, thanks to University of Illinois engineers.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.