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Gravity measurements on chips

Gravimeters have applications ranging from oil exploration to the detection of underground tunnels, but size and lack of portability have limited their field use. A device the size of a postage stamp promises fresh opportunities. See Letter p.614

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Figure 1: The beginning of gravimetry.

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Rymer, H. Gravity measurements on chips. Nature 531, 585–586 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/531585a

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