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March 30th, 2006

Berkeley Lab Dedicates the Molecular Foundry

Abstract:
At a foundry where objects can be fashioned atom-by-atom or molecule-by-molecule, the potential shapes and sizes are virtually limitless. This is the promise of the Molecular Foundry that was officially dedicated at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) on March 24, 2006.

Research at the Molecular Foundry will encompass “hard” (inorganic) materials, including nanocrystals, nanotubes, and lithographically patterned structures, and “soft” (organic and biologic) materials, such as polymers, DNA, proteins, and components of living cells.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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