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The controlled positioning of more than 8,000 chlorine vacancies on a surface at 77 K is a step towards the implementation of ultradense rewritable atomic memories.

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Figure 1: A kilobyte atomic memory assembled, imaged, and operated using a scanning tunnelling microscope.


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Erwin, S. A picture worth a thousand bytes. Nature Nanotech 11, 919–920 (2016).

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