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Patterns from molecular corrals

Many nanotechnology devices will require components that consist of arrays of molecules positioned on surfaces with nanometre precision. One way to make these is to let the molecules organize themselves.

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Figure 1: Patterned arrays of molecules.

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Grunze, M. Patterns from molecular corrals. Nature 454, 585–586 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/454585a

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