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Title: Nanotechnology--Basic;Atomic Switch Figures A and B
Description: NIST researchers used a scanning tunneling microscope (STM) to move a single cobalt atom (blue sphere) in a small molecule back and forth between two positions on a crystal surface.

PHY, CNST

See also http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/releases/atomic_switch.cfm.
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Nanotechnology--Basic
Nanotechnology--Electronics
Quantum Physics--Nanoscale Assembly
Type: Graphic/illustration
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Credit: J.A. Stroscio, J.N. Crain, and R.J. Celotta, NIST
AV Number: 06PHY024a
Date Created: August 17, 2006
Date Entered: 8/17/2006

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