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Offline thedoc

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How can UV help make tiny folded structures?
« on: 06/06/2012 17:36:33 »
A new way of doing microscopic origami has been developed.

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Re: How can UV help make tiny folded structures?
« Reply #1 on: 22/05/2012 06:05:27 »
Your link answers your question. A better question to discuss is what can be done with this micro-origami?
I envision intricately folded computer circuits. Microscopic machines. Flying synthetic insects with microprocessors printed on their wings.
It has been proven mathematically that ANY arbitrary shape can be made by folding a flat surface; the accuracy of the shape depends only on the number and sharpness limits of the folds.
 

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