SOTT – Sign Of The Times
By Michelle Starr
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:13 UTC
A newly developed method of levitating and manipulating tiny objects using sound waves could represent a major step forward for the technology.
Engineers in Japan have figured out how to pick up objects from reflective surfaces using acoustic levitation. Although they can’t yet do so reliably, the advance could help unlock the full potential of the manipulation of physical objects using nothing but sound.