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Angstrom

A unit of length equivalent to one-one billionth of one meter.
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FOR a short while Martin Jenkins was a member of the Angstroms, Martin went on to become a folk hero in Dando Shaft and as a solo artist.
Incorporating Tera Angstrom technology in a real production environment, the facility is the result of a $50 million investment by Imation in technology designed to manufacture terabyte-class media in high volumes leading to a faster time-to-market.
5 Angstrom and below performance -- is a result of The TEAM Project (Transmission Electron Aberration-corrected Microscope) supported by the U.
However, the success of these efforts has generally been limited to "soft" X-rays, having wavelengths of 100 angstroms or more.
Chemists may even attempt to grow crystals within these new nanometer-size molds -- given that the tubes' inner dimensions, which would serve as the template, can be controlled to within a feq angstroms.
The DPN* system delivers a robust integrated plasma nitridation and anneal process sequence that, for logic devices, allows equivalent oxide thickness (EOT) scaling to less than 11 angstroms and reduces gate leakage by 10x over thermal nitridation techniques.
Measuring 140 angstroms by 300 angstroms, this flattened ellipse will, they hope, create an arena in which electrons can careen chaotically around, again enabling them to test behavior against theory.
To their surprise, when the metals reached some critical distance - about 2 angstroms apart - atoms of the gold suddenly broke loose from the plate, creating a surface crater, and welled up to coat the bottom of the nickel tip.
At the request of manufacturers of glass disk hard drives, Schmitt has developed this new patent pending technology to measure the directional difference in surface roughness of glass disk substrates to levels of less than one angstroms.
Together, the four telescopes will detect extreme-ultraviolet radiation ranging in wavelength from about 70 angstroms to 760 angstroms.
5 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, he and his colleagues report that short bursts of voltage applied to the gold tip produced surface mounds typically measuring 100 to 200 angstroms in diameter and 20 to 30 angstroms high, each containing several thousand atoms.
The problem lies with the current gate insulating material, a layer of silicon dioxide approximately 35 angstroms thick, or the thickness of 25 individual silicon atoms.