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METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MICRO MACHINES

United States Patent Application

*** PATENT GRANTED ***
20080049296
8,884,474
A1
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A micro machine may be in or less than the micrometer domain. The micro machine may include a micro actuator and a micro shaft coupled to the micro actuator. The micro shaft is operable to be driven by the micro actuator. A tool is coupled to the micro shaft and is operable to perform work in response to at least motion of the micro shaft.
Stalford, Harold (Norman, OK)
MICROZEUS LLC (Dallas TX)
11/ 757,313
June 1, 2007
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] The U.S. Government may have certain rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy.