Shrinking the future

Allman, W.F.
March 1992
U.S. News & World Report;3/9/92, Vol. 112 Issue 9, p52
Discusses current research on microscopic machinery, focusing primarily on the new field of nanotechnology. New developments in moving individual atoms and manipulating molecules to make ultra-tiny switches; One of the technology's pioneers, Kurt Petersen of Lucas NovaSensor, a micromanufacturing company in Fremont, Calif.; The biggest advantage of minuscule machinery; The possibilities that arise with the ability to do microconstruction with individual atoms.


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