Unbounding the future: the nanotechnology revolution
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand handbook that explains what nanotechnology is and how it will revolutionize life in the future. The world's leading expert in the field, Drexler also examines the spectacular accomplishments that might result from a breakthrough: elimination of disease and pollution. 20 illustrations.
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BRIDGING THE GAP One way to bridge the gap would be through the
development of an AFM-based molecular manipulator capable of doing primitive
molecular manufacturing. This device would combine a simple molecular device
— a ...
reacts, forming a bond and leaving a molecular fragment attached to the spot you
chose. ... In this way, the molecular manipulator gives good control of where
reactions will occur (though it is not as reliable as an advanced assembler would
MORE SCENARIO: THE NEXT STEP TO NANOTECHNOLOGY While the
physicist-led team at U. Brob was finishing its work on the AFM-based molecular
manipulator, a chemist-led team at the University of Lilliput was working furiously.
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More speculation on the implications of nanotechnology—the manufacture of objects from the atoms up—that is likely, say the authors, to profoundly alter within our lifetimes the course of modern ... Read full review
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The Molecular World
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