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2013-09-21 23:00:37

Transparency Market Research adds new "Global Nanoelectromechanical System Market - NEMS Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/nanoelectromechanical-system.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 Nanoelectromechanical systems, commonly referred to as NEMS, are systems which impart electrical and mechanical functionality...

2009-12-10 14:15:42

DARPA to provide funding to quell Casimir force Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory are developing a way to control the Casimir force, a quantum mechanical force, which attracts objects when they are only hundred nanometers apart. "The Casimir force is so small that most experimentation has dealt simply with its characteristics," said Derrick Mancini, interim director of the Center for Nanoscale Materials. "If we can control this force or make it...

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2009-09-01 11:05:00

The University of Southampton's Southampton Nanofabrication Center, which opens next week (9 September), will make it possible to manufacture high-speed and non-volatile "Ëœuniversal memory' devices for industry within 5 years. According to Dr Yoshishige Tsuchiya from the Nano Group at the University's School of Electronics & Computer Science, the Nano electromechanical systems (NEMS) available within the new clean room will make high-speed, non-volatile and low-power computer...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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