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Interactive video lesson plan for: The Sound of Atoms Bonding - Sixty Symbols

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Featuring Professor Philip Moriarty
See links and notes below for more details:
Nottingham Nanoscience group's papers as PDFs: http://bit.ly/NottinghamNano
Selected key papers in the field:
https://www.sciencemag.org/content/325/5944/1110 [IBM Zurich]
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/336/6080/444.full [Franz Giessibl]

The smallest magnetic byte Sixty Symbols video about IBM Almaden's work: http://youtu.be/M0PY-vgLHCQ

Atomic switch video mentioned by Phil: http://youtu.be/UBmBMmuUBMk

Some notes from discussion with Prof Moriarty
1. At 5:45, that Silicon cantilevers can be used to see atoms as long as the oscillation amplitude is high. See Sugimoto et al. Nature 446 64 (2007)
2. Terrible guitar playing chose by Brady against Phil's wishes - see our gold ratio song at http://youtu.be/nBgQPSUTWVM featuring Phil's work!


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Tagged under: sixtysymbols,Atom,sound

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