ANDREW BROOKES, NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANDREW BROOKES, NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Cleanroom facility. Technicians at work in a cleanroom facility. A cleanroom is an environment used in manufacturing or scientific research that has a controlled level of environmental pollutants such as dust, airborne microbes and chemical vapours. In the background is a vacuum coater, a machine which uses vapour deposition to deposit layers atom-by-atom or molecule-by-molecule on a solid surface.
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