New states of matter via 'designer atoms'

April 4, 2002 at 2:02 PM
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EDINBURGH, Scotland, April 4 (UPI) -- Scientists say they have found new states of matter by working with microscopic beads as if they were designer atoms. The novel glasses and crystals may result in everything from microchips based on light instead of electricity to a better understanding of ketchup, according to research released Thursday.

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