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Etch A SketchTM Toy Inspires Technique for Switching Electrical Properties at Nanometric Scales

March 3, 2008

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A team led by University of Pittsburgh researchers has developed a process wherein the ability to conduct electricity can be turned on and off at nanoscale dimensions. This capability holds promise for more powerful and compact information technologies, including ultra-high-density information storage, reconfigurable logic devices, single-electron devices, and quantum computers. Full Story

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