Atomic Hopper Shows Promise for Nano Switching

A sin­gle cobalt atom has been made to hop back and forth between two posi­tions in response to an elec­tric cur­rent by US researchers. The tech­nique could some day lead to the devel­op­ment of atom­ic switch­es for nanoscale devices.

A sin­gle cobalt atom has been made to hop back and forth between two posi­tions in response to an elec­tric cur­rent by US researchers. The tech­nique could some day lead to the devel­op­ment of atom­ic switch­es for nanoscale devices.

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