Materials Science: Ordering Nanoclusters Around

Science  16 Feb 1996:
Vol. 271, Issue 5251, pp. 921
DOI: 10.1126/science.271.5251.921


Advances in creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional arrays of nanoclusters are laying the groundwork for transistors that work with just a single electron, and novel materials whose electrical and optical properties can vary internally, governed by the size of their constituent clusters.