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Atomic vibrations lead to atom manipulations

A new study from Colorado State University mathematics graduate student Byungsoo Kim and associate professor of mathematics Vakhtang Putkaradze reveals that scientists can extract and replace a single atom.

Posted: Jun 12th, 2009

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Computing in the quantum dimension

A huge consortium of European researchers is solving some of the fundamental obstacles blocking real quantum computing applications in the short term. At the same time, it is helping to pave the way to a quantum computer.

Posted: Jun 11th, 2009

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New 'electronic glue' promises less expensive semiconductors

Researchers at the University of Chicago and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed an "electronic glue" that could accelerate advances in semiconductor-based technologies, including solar cells and thermoelectric devices that convert sun light and waste heat, respectively, into useful electrical energy.

Posted: Jun 11th, 2009

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Tetrahedron symposium launches virtual conference

Elsevier today announced that it will host the Tetrahedron Virtual Conference - a real-time virtual platform offering low cost online access to the high quality content to be presented at the Tenth Tetrahedron Symposium in Paris, France, 24-26 June 2009.

Posted: Jun 11th, 2009

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Sind Nanotechnologien regulierbar?

Das Buch präsentiert einen entsprechenden Vorschlag und rückt die Frage der Regulierbarkeit der Nanotechnologien in einen größeren Zusammenhang.

Posted: Jun 11th, 2009

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400 attendees at UAlbany NanoCollege job fair

More than 400 people were in attendance as the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany hosted a Job Fair to assist M+W Zander in building its project management team to support the construction of GlobalFoundries' computer chip manufacturing facility in Malta.

Posted: Jun 11th, 2009

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