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Magnetic Test Technique Helps Ensure Reliability of Microelectronics, PV Cells and MEMS


April 11, 2012

an assembled magnetically actuated peel test Taking advantage of the force generated by magnetic repulsion, researchers have developed a new technique for measuring the adhesion strength between thin films of materials used in microelectronic devices, photovoltaic cells and microelectromechanical systems. Full Story

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