New film offers magnetic performance

Firth, Niall
June 2005
Engineer (00137758);6/13/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7677, p14
Reports on the development of magnetic film that could allow a range of micro sensors and switches to be built without the need for an electrostatic charge or wiring by engineers at Sheffield University in England. Applications of the technology; Components of the film; Fabrication technique used in product development.


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