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Are Electron Tweezers Possible? Apparently So, National Institute of Standards and Technology Study


11/10/2011 7:57:19 AM

Not to pick up electrons, but tweezers made of electrons. A recent paper by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Virginia (UVA) demonstrates that the beams produced by modern electron microscopes can be used not just to look at nanoscale objects, but to move them around, position them and perhaps even assemble them.

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