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November 12th, 2010

At IBM's Zurich Nanotech Laboratory, Silence Is Key

Abstract:
Inside laboratory No. 2 at IBM's new nanotechnology research facility, no can hear you scream. Once the heavy door is closed, the laboratory is essentially noise-free, insulated from electromagnetic waves and vibrations that can disrupt sensitive nanotech experiments.

The lab is part of a facility due to be completed next spring that IBM will use in partnership with ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich), a world-renowned research institute. The company opened the doors of the facility -- still buzzing with construction work -- earlier this week to journalists to show its progress.

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