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Scientists Discover How To Make Nanostructures Assemble Themselves

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November 19, 1999
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Princeton University
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Princeton researchers have created ultrasmall plastic structures with a method that is cheaper and more versatile than previous techniques. The discovery has yielded surprising insights into the behavior of materials at very small scales, while spawning many basic research questions. It also could pave the way to a new generation of miniature products, from computer memory chips and video components to devices for sorting DNA molecules.

Technique could yield new generation of miniature electronics


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