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September 7th, 2007

Model buckyball tops Bristol nanoscience lab

Abstract:
A four-metre diameter model of a carbon molecule buckyball, one of the fundamental components of nano-engineering, has been placed on top of the Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information currently under construction at Bristol University.

The 11m facility will contain some of the 'quietest' labs in the world when it opens in spring 2008. Conducting experiments on the nano-scale requires extremely low levels of vibration and noise, and stringent controls on air temperature and noise.

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