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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
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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