AI Being Used to Build Atom by Atom


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Source: About 35 years ago, IBM invented a scanning probe microscope. This opened the door for scientists to exam materials down to the atoms. After years of learning how the atoms are assembled to create the material, one scientist has been using the scanning probe microscope to build things atom by atom. Bob Wolkow, a physicist at the University of Alberta has the goal of creating microprocessors using this technique. His process involves breaking…