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February 28th, 2006

Atom Wires

Paul Snijders and Sven Rogge from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, and Hanno Weitering from the University of Tennessee build the single-atom wires by evaporating a puff of gold atoms onto a silicon substrate which has first been cleared of impurities by baking it at 1200 degrees Kelvin.

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