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Children's Encyclopedia of Science

Beyond 2000 series





MICROMACHINES AND NANOTECHNOLOGY:
The Amazing New World of the Ultrasmall



based on David Darling's book



Nanotechnology front cover

Contents



   Introduction

   1. The Incredible Shrinking Machine

   2. Computers, Crystals, and Chips

   3. Gearing Down

   4. How Small Can You Get?

   5. The Atomic Erector Set

   6. Amazing Nanotechnology

   Glossary