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Single Atom Manipulation and Chemistry of Mechanosynthesis

by editor1 — last modified October 28, 2011 - 14:37
Single Atom Manipulation and Chemistry of Mechanosynthesis
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One revolutionary, and controversial, prediction of early nanotechnology research was the mechanical manipulation of atomic and molecular feedstocks, or mechanosynthesis. With laboratories now demonstrating atomic manipulation within covalent frameworks, computational chemistry is being employed for its predictive power in proposing and analyzing organic molecular frameworks capable of single-atom control and transfer.  This slidecast on single atom manipulation and the chemistry of mechanosynthesis is presented by Dr. Damian Allis, Syracuse University and Nanorex Inc.
Approx. 16:30 mins