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5.4 The scanning tunnelling microscope

The scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) is a device of such extraordinary sensitivity that it can reveal the distribution of individual atoms on the surface of a sample. It can also be used to manipulate atoms and even to promote chemical reactions between specific atoms. The first STM was developed in 1981 at the IBM Laboratories in Zurich by Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer. Their achievement was recognised by the award of the 1986 Nobel prize for physics.

In an STM the sample
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12.2 Dealing with vCJD

Although the UK's BSE epidemic had been brought under control by 2004, relatively small numbers of cases of BSE continue to arise throughout the world. It would now take extreme carelessness for a BSE outbreak on the scale of that experienced in the UK to occur in another country. The concern now is that any level of BSE in a beef herd might cause some cases of vCJD. By the end of 2004, there had been 148 deaths from definite or probable vCJD in the UK. There have also been a small num
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Logic-based static analysis for the verification of programs with dynamically allocated data ...

Software development has reached a complexity level that cannot be handled without the aid of computer assisted methods. It is therefore of the highest importance to have rigorous methods and automated techniques for software verification, allowing to ensure a high degree of reliability and of confidence in their behaviors.

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1.1.3 Features of diagrams

As there is variety in the types of diagrams we can see and use we need to think more broadly about what diagrams are trying to represent. One distinction which follows on from the discussion above is:

  • Analogue representations: these diagrams look similar to the object or objects they portray. At their simplest they are photographs of real objects and at their most complicated they are colourful, fully labelled drawings of the inner workings o
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