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September 9th, 2005

3D Atom-level Analysis Tool

Chris Phoenix: Imago Scientific Instruments has developed a tool called LEAP(R) that can analyze many cubic nanometers of a sample, telling the position and isotope of each individual atom.

Although this is a new technology and its initial development is being targeted at other purposes, it seems likely to be a very useful enabling technology for molecular manufacturing research, especially mechanosynthesis research once someone figures out how to add a scanning probe microscope to the system.

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