Episode 11 Microchips and Small Machines
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How tiny can we make things, really? What is lithography and what types of products can we produce with it? Special guest Marshall Overcast, an expert in the field, joins us to talk micrometer and nanometer scales, what’s possible and what might the future look like. Join hosts Shanti and Danny as we talk with an expert in the realm of the tiny and learn what is and isn’t possible in the context of microchipping.


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