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Nanorex mechanical design software

  1. Sep 16, 2007 #1

    Aether

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    Nanorex, Inc. is due to release its NanoEngineer-1 software this fall. With this software you will be able to design your own atomically precise mechanical machines. It may be ten to twenty years before we have the capability to actually synthesize such devices on demand, but we can simulate them rather well already.

    I don't know if this first release of NanoEngineer-1 will be able to simulate electronic circuits and the interactions of individual photons with these atomically precise machines, but that would really be interesting if it did. We would be able to start designing atomically precise scientific instruments at that point.

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    Here are some more animations of atomically precise devices that were designed using NanoEngineer-1 software (http://nanoengineer-1.com/content/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=40&Itemid=50):

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  3. Sep 19, 2007 #2
    *drooling* Awesome!!!
     
  4. Apr 7, 2009 #3
    Re: NanoEngineer-1

    I have been trying to install Nanoengineer-1 v1.1.1 on Ubuntu 9.04

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7027960#post7027960

    The software is listed at SourceForge. There appear to be no downloads available.

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/nanoengineer-1/

    I would like to see an installer made for Ubuntu Linux. It would be nice if the open source community would begin developing Nanoengineer-1 .
     
  5. Apr 7, 2009 #4
    Re: NanoEngineer-1

    Whats powering these things?
     
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  7. Apr 7, 2009 #6
    Re: NanoEngineer-1

    Wow, you've got to be kidding me! :surprised
     
  8. Apr 7, 2009 #7

    Aether

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    Re: NanoEngineer-1

    This device, for example, is a neon pump which can be reversed to operate as a compressed neon-powered motor.

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  9. Apr 7, 2009 #8
    Re: NanoEngineer-1

    This is as scary as it is amazing.
     
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