The World’s Thinnest Technology – Only Two Atoms Thick


Scientific Advances: Researchers at Tel Aviv University have designed the world’s smallest technology, with a thickness of only two atoms. According to researchers, the new technology proposes a way to store electrical information in the thinnest unit known in science, one of the most stable and inert materials in nature. Allowing quantum mechanical electron tunneling through atomic thin films could accelerate the information reading process far beyond current technology.

This study was conducted by scientists at the School of Physics and Astronomy in Raymond and Beverly Suckler and the School of Chemistry in Raymond and Beverly Suckler. This group includes Maayan Vizner Stern, Yuval Waschitz, Dr. Wei Cao, Dr. Iftach Nevo, Prof. Eran Sela, Prof. Michael Urbakh, Prof. Oded Hod, and Dr. Moshe Ben Shalom. The work is currently Science magazine.

“Our research stems from curiosity about the behavior of atoms and…

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