Microscale string resonators have highest Q

August 2006
Electronics Weekly;8/2/2006, Issue 2252, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that researchers of the Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, have used a unique construction technique to make micro-scale string resonators. The string is made starting from a silicon wafer and the nitride is etched and patterned, then the oxide is removed to free the string. The strings have been made mainly for physics experiments, but will be tried as sensors also.


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