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January 5th, 2006

Simple Nanofactories vs. Floods of Products

In last month's CRN Science & Technology Essay, Chris Phoenix explained why even the earliest meter-scale nanofactories will necessarily have a high throughput, manufacturing their own mass in just a few hours. He also explained how a nanofactory can fasten together tiny functional blocks nanoblocks to make a meter-scale product. The question to be discussed this month is what range of products an early nanofactory would be able to build.

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