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1 Introduction
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... Computers enable us to keep track of extraordinarily complex data, from managing financial transactions to forecasting weather. They control automobile production lines and guide aircraft around the world.
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... image that shows the wave nature of electrons confined withirz a "quantum corral," 14 nanometers in diameter, made up of 48 individually positioned iron atoms orz a copper surface. Devices formed by precise positioning of atoms or molecules may orze day play art important role irz ultrahigh-performar~ce computer chips.
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... But funding large facilities strains the resources of the agencies that have traditionally provided research support to universities and government laboratories, even as those institutions are being asked to play a broader role. CMMP promises to be a dynamic field of research for many years to come.

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