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Title: Doping buckyballs one atom at a time demonstrates fine control of electrical properties of single molecules
URL: http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2004/03/11_atom.shtml
Date: 03/11/2004
Publication: UC Berkeley News Press Release
Editor: Robert Sanders, Media Relations
Extended Text: BERKELEY - While the semiconductor industry today routinely dopes bulk silicon with billions of atoms of boron or phosphorous to obtain desired electrical properties, a team of physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, has succeeded in changing the properties of a single molecule by doping it just one atom at a time.