Atomic Lego: the Ultimate in Small-scale Engineering

June 27, 2016

What’s possible when we can control atoms, the basic building blocks of our world? Dr Mikkel Andersen from the University of Otago explained how he is turning the periodic table of elements into a box of Lego blocks from which he can build absolutely anything. Read this review of Dr Andersen’s talk published by the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies in their Annual Symposium newsletter in June 2016.