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January 6th, 2005

Nanowires form atomic switch

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Researchers in Japan have made a nanoscale mechanical switch that could ultimately replace semiconductor switches in the electronic devices of the future. The scientists, from the National Institute for Materials Science, ICORP-SORST/Japan Science and Technology Agency, and RIKEN, also used the technology to demonstrate basic logic circuits.

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