Physicist creates N95-type respirators using cotton candy machine

Submitted URL: https://phys.org/news/2020-11-physicist-n95-type-respirators-cotton-candy.html 

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Mahesh Bandi, a physicist with the Nonlinear and Non-equilibrium Physics Unit, OIST Graduate University, Onna, Okinawa, has found a way to produce N95-type respirator filters that is less expensive and quicker than conventional approaches. In his paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, he describes the technique he developed and how well his filters performed.

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