The importance of manufacturing precision

Nov 13, 2017

What are the drivers/limiters of human technological progress? In my opinion, the top three are: Human ingenuity: Clearly the prime mover of human technological progress is the incredible power of the human mind that is always looking for a better ways to do things and to make things. Materials: You can’t make a pair of…

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Being an Intern at Zyvex Labs

Jul 25, 2017

I never thought that I would get the opportunity to intern in a lab, especially not at this point in my life–as a mere high school graduate who hasn’t even started college yet. Growing up, I was always interested in science and other STEM subjects. As a little girl in Girl Scouts, I consistently chose…

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Let’s Play Ball

Apr 17, 2017

In honor of the upcoming Opening Day in Major League Baseball, we have produced micron scale baseball players out of silicon, and SRI has assembled them together, passing along a 10 mm diameter polystyrene baseball. Under the DARPA A2P program, Zyvex Labs has been with SRI, Inc. to develop a method to fabricate and assemble…

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The power within to heal yourself…………

Mar 24, 2017

Stephen King once said, “you can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” In our quest for enabling groundbreaking and revolutionary technology that can be commercialized to benefit the human civilization and not just a exploratory exercise in biotechnology we incorporated Nanoretina LLC ( The sole focus of the company is…

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A Milestone for Funding of Atomically Precise Manufacturing

Feb 15, 2017

Fellow Nanotechnology professionals and enthusiasts; In case you missed it, on Dec 22 of last year, a noteworthy milestone took place, which I believe is a particularly meaningful event in the recognition of Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM) as an exciting and viable goal. The Department of Energy (DOE) issued the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 1465…

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New Collaborations with Center for Integrated NanoTechnology (CINT)

Jan 12, 2017

Zyvex Labs is proud to announce that it has entered into two collaborative user agreements with the Center for Integrated NanoTechnology (CINT) jointly operated by: Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. These user agreements are highly sought after because CINT offers world-leading capabilities to create, characterize, and understand nanoscale materials in increasing complex…

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Welcome to Zyvex Labs' new website

Dec 22, 2016

Our Website at has been operating since April Fool’s Day 2007, and it is past time for an update. We certainly pledge to keep it more up to date and hope it is more informative and user friendly than its predecessor and will have some new features such as this Blog! We are up now but…

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STM Lithography at the Boston MRS meeting

Dec 6, 2016

The EM1 symposium at the 2016 Materials Research Society meeting in Boston kicked off with a session on STM Lithography.  First to speak was Prof. Michelle Simmons from UNSW, to show her latest progress on quantum computing using STM Lithography to pattern P-in-Si based devices. Then I presented my work exploring the possibility of using…

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