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IBM 'X-Rays' A Molecule
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Written by Daniel   
Monday, 31 August 2009 12:14

The imaging breakthrough could lead to the development of smaller and faster processors and memory devices.

By Antone Gonsalves
InformationWeek
August 29, 2009 09:00 AM

IBM scientists claim to be the first to image the inner structure of a molecule, opening up new possibilities in building smaller, faster, and more energy-efficient computing components.

The achievement, reported in the August 28 issue of Science magazine, is described as a milestone in surface microscopy, which pushes the exploration of using molecules and atoms in the field of nanotechnology. [Comments...]
 
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