Contact: Lee Siegel
University of Utah
Caption: Shown here are three kinds of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) circuits built from microscopic mechanical devices, known as "logic gates," designed to resist ionizing radiation. The circuits are a 2-bit multiplexer (top), a 1-bit full adder (center) and a 2-bit full adder (bottom).
Credit: Massood Tabib-Azar, University of Utah
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