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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has received US Patent No. 7,862,849, "Nanocontactprinting." The patent claims a method of stamping molecular patterns based on the reversible self-assembly of molecules, particularly organic molecules. The method is suitable for the stamping of almost any nanofabricated device and can be used to transfer a large amount of pattern information from one substrate to another at the same time, according to the patent abstract.

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