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Molecular self-assembly

Another brick in the wall

Nature Nanotechnology volume 1, pages 169170 (2006) | Download Citation

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Nature builds sophisticated materials and machines one molecule at a time with minimal energy. Scientists are now emulating these assembly processes to make artificial structures that are not found in the natural world.

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  1. Shuguang Zhang is at the Center for Biomedical Engineering and the Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307, USA. shuguang@mit.edu

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