IBM gets up close with atomic behavior (images)

IBM gets up close with atomic behavior (images)

Summary: IBM Research says it can now track atoms and their behavior at nanoscale giving a boost to nanotechnology applications.

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  • IBM Research says it can now track atoms and their behavior at nanoscale which will give a boost to nanotechnology applications such as storage, solar cell efficiency and quantum computing. Larry Dignan explains the breakthrough in his blog.

    Credit: IBM Research - Zurich

  • The Scanning Technology Microscope, used in this process, was discovered in 1980.

Topics: Hardware, Emerging Tech, IBM, Processors

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  • RE: IBM gets up close with atomic behavior (images)

    "The Scanning Technology Microscope...was discovered in 1980." Hmm--was it found in a cave? Or was it "invented" or "developed" in 1980?
    Mountain Bob
  • RE: IBM gets up close with atomic behavior (images)

    A little more explanation of the pictures would be nice!
    mofufu