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IBM Measures Force Required To Move Atoms 128

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the i-bet-i'm-strong-enough-to-do-that dept.
Tjeerd writes "IBM scientists, in collaboration with the University of Regensburg in Germany, are the first ever to measure the force it takes to move individual atoms on a surface. This fundamental measurement provides important information for designing future atomic-scale devices: computer chips, miniaturized storage devices, and more." I've attached a video if you are interested.

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IBM Measures Force Required To Move Atoms

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