Diamondoid crystolecular machine element

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This article defines a novel term (that is hopefully sensibly chosen). The term is introduced to make a concept more concrete and understand its interrelationship with other topics related to atomically precise manufacturing. For details go to the page: Neologism.
Differential gear (cut open). Author: Mark Sims – Beware of the stroboscopic illusion in crystolecule animations.
A simulation of a superlubricatinvg strained shell sleeve bearing. Author Eric K. Drexler – More examples here: Examples of diamondoid molecular machine elements.

A diamondoid crystolecular machine element (DCME) ...

Alternate names:

  • diamondoid molecular machine element (DMME)
  • crystolecular machine element (CME) – this is more general than just diamondoid in the narrower sense of diamond like structure
  • crystoleculic machine element (CME)
  • crystoleculline machine element (CME)