And don't forget,
>From: "Harvey Newstrom" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: nanotech timeline
>Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 15:10:31 -0500
>Spike Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > a nanotech timeline.
> > >
> > > What should I put in there?
>Anders Sandburg replied:
> > Maybe the invention of the STM, and the famous IBM-logo of xenon
> > atoms. The first re-engineering of a bacterial protein to do something
> > useful. The first self-replicating chemical.
> > I don't have the years for those, though.
>See the reference dates for IBM's work with the Scanning Tunneling
>Microscope at <http://www.almaden.ibm.com/vis/stm/library.html#ref2>.
> 1990: Positioning single atoms with a scanning tunneling microscope.
>35 Xenon atoms spell IBM.
> 1993: Confinement of electrons to quantum corrals on a metal surface.
>Imaging standing waves in a two-dimensional electron gas.
>Take a look at <http://www.almaden.ibm.com/vis/stm/gallery.html> for more
>information. This is IBM's nanotech gallery. They discuss the science and
>art of creating things one atom at a time.
>Harvey Newstrom <mailto://email@example.com>
>Author, Consultant, Engineer, Legal Hacker, Researcher, Scientist.