Droplet Ballet in a Miniature Wonderland

Microsystems Technology

On a thin disk of silicon, a so-called wafer, movable drives are manufactured using microchip production methods in the “ForLab Bochum.” © RUB, Kramer
Professor Martin Hoffmann's team at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is utilizing standard methods from microchip production to develop innovative drives. These drives consist of a silicon substrate and fluid spheres, showcasing a novel approach in engineering.