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What is MEMS?
A very thin, single crystal of high perfection which has an extremely large length-to-diameter ratio. Whiskers are used as the reinforcing phase in some composites.
World Wide Web (WWW)
Graphical hypertext system linking many Internet computers.
The stress required to produce a very slight yet specified amount of plastic strain; a strain offset of 0.002 is commonly used.
The onset of plastic deformation.
Semiconductor diode that has a well-defined turn-on voltage for conduction in the reverse direction.
The output of a sensor at zero input for a specified supply voltage or current.
A metallurgical process for obtaining a highly pure metal that depends on continuously melting the impure material and recrystallizing the pure metal.