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Small Optical Force Can Budge Nanoscale Objects


November 16, 2009

dual rings With a bit of leverage, Cornell University researchers have used a very tiny beam of light with as little as 1 milliwatt of power to move a silicon structure up to 12 nanometers. That's enough to completely switch the optical properties of the structure from opaque to transparent. Full Story

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