I first used an STM in a final year project whist at Edinburgh University (Burleigh) and from then I have been hooked. Prior to that my old Chemistry teacher had said that atoms and molecules were too small to see, well it turns out he was wrong. More than that, in 1991 Don Eigler and co workers wrote the world's first nanoadvert "IBM"by dragging individual xeonon atoms into
The atomic manipulation group at Bath is striving to discover and understand way of controlling matter at the ultimate level of individual atoms and molecules.
More to follow soon(ish)