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+ - Discovery could lead to computer revolution 1 1

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers from the Universities of Cambridge and Birmingham have shown that the electron can be divided into other particles.

http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/news/dp/2009073101

From the article published 31 July 2009;

"The electron is a fundamental building block of nature and is indivisible in isolation, yet a new experiment has shown that electrons, if crowded into narrow wires, are seen to split apart."

The new particles are called the Spinon and Holon.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holon_(physics)
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