Web Date: May 10, 2016
Micropillars are gentle dust busters
Most of us fight a battle with dust every day. But for art conservators and those in the electronics industry, microscopic dust can be calamitous, diminishing beauty and value, and rendering devices unusable. Particles larger than 10 µm can be blown off using air jets. But known methods to get rid of smaller specks—such as solvents, ultrasonic waves, and lasers—can damage surfaces while cleaning.
T. Kyle Vanderlick and her colleagues at . . .
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