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MICRO AND NANO MANIPULATION FOR ENGINEERING MANUFACTURE

@inproceedings{Edwardson2007MICROAN,
  title={MICRO AND NANO MANIPULATION FOR ENGINEERING MANUFACTURE},
  author={Stuart P. Edwardson and Walter Perrie and C. J. Williams and Martin Sharp and G. Dearden and Zheng Wang and David Whitehead and Philip L. Crouse and Zhenfu Li and Long-di Li and K. G. Watkins},
  year={2007}
}
The newly formed North West Laser Engineering Consortium (NWLEC), a strategic alliance between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester in the North West of England UK, has an ongoing research programme into micro and nano manipulation techniques for microassembly and manufacture. A key area of research is optical trapping. Since their invention just over 20 years ago, optical traps have emerged as a powerful tool with broad-reaching applications in biology, physics and now potentially… 

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