More signs of mainstream interest in nanomachinery

More signs of mainstream interest in nanomachinery

This Physorg story gives the details, hat tip to Sander Olsen…

Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), led by Professor Christian Joachim, have scored a breakthrough in nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear of the size of 1.2nm whose rotation can be deliberately controlled. This achievement marks a radical shift in the scientific progress of molecular machines and is published in Nature Materials, one of the most prestigious journals in materials science.

By | 2017-06-01T14:21:12+00:00 June 16th, 2009|Molecular Nanotechnology, Nanodot|3 Comments

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  1. Chris Cordiner June 18, 2009 at 10:27 pm - Reply

    A practical and positive step foward, for a science that will one day benefit everyone.

  2. Chris Peterson June 19, 2009 at 11:29 am - Reply

    If the name Christian Joachim seems familiar, it may be because he won the Foresight Institute Feynman Prize.

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