Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

There's plenty of room at the bottom [data storage]

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)

The problem of manipulating and controlling things on a small scale is discussed. The question of how to write the entire 24 volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica on the head of a pin is examined. The question of how to read it is also discussed, focusing on the need to make the electron microscope more powerful. Other aspects of miniaturization and of making things on a small scale are discussed, including miniaturizing the computer, miniaturization by evaporation, problems of lubrication, and rearranging atoms.<>

Note: This document is the transcript of a talk given by Richard P. Feynman on 26 December 1959, at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) at the California Institute of Technology, and was published as a chapter in the Reinhold Publishing Corporation book, Miniaturization, Horace D. Gilbert, Ed. It is reprinted with the consent of Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, NY 10003.  

Published in:

Microelectromechanical Systems, Journal of  (Volume:1 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

March 1992

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.