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University of California - Berkeley

Clinging Quarter

Caption: Quarter clinging to a steeply inclined glass slide. The glass slide is inclined 80 degrees from horizontal. The contacting side of the quarter is covered by a sheet of the micro fiber array. No adhesive is used to keep quarter from sliding.

Credit: (Photo courtesy of the Fearing Group, UC Berkeley)

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