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2009-03-04 09:32:12

As electronic circuits shrink from finely etched lines in silicon wafers to nearly elusive proportions, researchers are studying how electrons flow through a molecular junction-a nanometer scale circuit element that contacts gold atoms with a single molecule.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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