Chapter 2 Micro-/Nano-Machining through Mechanical Cutting

Xizhi Sun, Kai Cheng


The authors would like to thank all research colleagues in the AMEE research group at Brunel University for stimulating discussions, and relevant research publications and projects to access and refer to. Thanks are also extended to the EU MASMICRO Project Consortium, practically to its RTD 5 sub-group for frequent meetings and discussions which are always very helpful.


The emergence of miniature and micro-products and components is increasingly demanding the production of parts with dimensions in the range of a few tens of nanometers to a few millimeters. Micro-/nano-cutting is one of the key technologies to enable the realization ...

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