News tagged with atomic scale

Putting a new spin on computing memory

Ever since computers have been small enough to be fixtures on desks and laps, their central processing has functioned something like an atomic Etch A Sketch, with electromagnetic fields pushing data bits ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in General Physics
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Super-resolution laser machining possible

A newly discovered natural phenomenon shows that light could be used to pick apart a substance atom by atom, with new avenues for nano-scale diamond devices, as identified this week by Australian researchers ...

dateMar 05, 2014 in General Physics
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