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Institute for Molecular Manufacturing
This is an abstract for a talk to be given at the Fifth Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology.
The constraints of predictability, stability, and positional control in the
face of thermal vibration all favor the use of diamondoid covalent
structures in future nanomachines. Present-day experience with design and
computational modeling of such devices has generated useful design
heuristics, including reasons for favoring diamondoid materials with many
noncarbon atoms. This talk will review examples of goals and results in
nanomachine design, along with the status of methods, tools, and
computational modeling for design, testing, redesign, and verification.
K. Eric Drexler, Research Fellow, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing, 123 Fremont Ave, Los Altos CA 94022 USA, phone: 650 917 1120, fax: 650 917 1123, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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