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Materials Science: Ordering Nanoclusters Around

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

Summary

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.