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Publication Citation: 1/N Feynman Machines as a Path to Ultraminiaturization

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Author(s): E C. Teague;
Title: 1/N Feynman Machines as a Path to Ultraminiaturization
Published: September 01, 1995
Abstract: The possibility of implementing Feynman''s proposal for achieving ultraminiaturization by an iterative process of three-dimensional machines making ever-smaller three-dimensional machines is considered in the nature of a thought experiment. A large array of Stewart platform machines is proposed as the machine/factory which possibly could have the capability to make ever-smaller versions of itself.
Conference: Micromachining Technology II
Proceedings: Proceedings of SPIE, Microlithography and Metrology in Micromachining, Michael T. Postek, Editor
Volume: 2640
Pages: pp. 82 - 88
Location: Austin, TX
Dates: October 23, 1995
Research Areas: Metrology, Manufacturing