Description:  The yellow spheres represent silicon atoms and the green sphere a tungsten atom. The white cylinders represent the bonds between the atoms. By mixing vaporized tungsten with silicon gas in an ion trap, researchers completely encapsulated individual tungsten atoms in silicon.
Source:  Joint Research Center for Atom Technology (JRCAT)
Story:  Silicon cages metal atoms
TRN March 14, 2001
TRN Categories:  Semiconductors and Materials
Form:  Still

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