Latest Donald Eigler Stories

2011-05-17 06:06:00

ZURICH, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and ETH Zurich, a premiere European science and engineering university, hosted more than 600 guests from industry, academia and government, to open the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center located on the campus of IBM Research - Zurich.

2010-08-02 07:05:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland and ZURICH, Aug.

2010-04-26 15:14:27

Though scientists argue that the emerging technology of spintronics may trump conventional electronics for building the next generation of faster, smaller, more efficient computers and high-tech devices, no one has actually seen the spin—a quantum mechanical property of electrons—in individual atoms until now.

2010-04-23 12:04:00

ZURICH and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists have created a 3D map of the earth so small that 1,000 of them could fit on one grain of salt.* The scientists accomplished this through a new, breakthrough technique that uses a tiny, silicon tip with a sharp apex -- 100,000 times smaller than a sharpened pencil -- to create patterns and structures as small as 15 nanometers at greatly reduced cost and complexity.

2010-04-01 09:23:48

In nanoscience, researchers are truly limited by the technology of their field, needing increasingly more advanced tools for studying, analyzing and manipulating objects and systems at the scale of individual molecules and atoms.

2009-09-28 11:45:00

Monday marked the 20th anniversary of IBM's Don Eigler becoming the first person in history to move and control individual atoms.

2009-09-28 04:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On this day in 1989, IBM Fellow Don Eigler became the first person in history to move and control an individual atom.

2009-06-12 13:22:00

Nanoscience milestone opens up new possibilities in molecular electronics ZURICH, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists in collaboration with the University of Regensburg, Germany, and Utrecht University, Netherlands, for the first time demonstrated the ability to measure the charge state of individual atoms using noncontact atomic force microscopy.

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