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2008-06-27 06:02:50

By Shelley, Suzanne MATERIALS Chemical engineers have developed a "self-assembling" method that could allow optical devices to be made less expensively than conventional processes, which require complex etching and other techniques common in the semiconductor industry. The method, developed at Purdue Univ., works by positioning tiny particles onto a silicon template containing precisely spaced holes that are about one one-hundredth the width of a human hair. To produce the singlelayer...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.