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March 27th, 2003

Nanoelectronics: Silicon springs leaks

Nanoscale silicon devices already face severe obstacles to their creation, and now N. Clement et al . show that their prospects are even worse: the devices may be rapidly eaten away by the current passing through them, becoming riddled with hollow channels between their electrical terminals.

* Nature

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