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What is Nanotechnology?

Nanotechnology is science, engineering, and technology conducted at the nanoscale. This is at a measurement ranging from about 1 to 100 nanometers. Nanoscience and nanotechnology are the study and application of extremely small things. Applications of Nanotechnology are broad and span many fields including: chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering. The ideas and concepts behind nanoscience and nanotechnology are first credited with a talk entitled "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom" by physicist Richard Feynman at an American Physical Society meeting at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) in 1959. read more

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Graphene in Tablets and as Camera Sensors

Flexible graphene-based LED clears the way for flexible displays...Camera sensors made of Graphene may be1,000 times more sensitive to light compared to the usual CMOS...

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Nanotechnology Drug Delivery Systems

Nanotechnology System include polymeric nanoparticles, solid lipid nanoparticles, nanostructured lipid carriers, microemulsion, nanoemulsion, and liquid crystals. Each of these are promising tools for the delivery of therapeutic devices to the brain via various routes of administration

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Atomic Force Microscope

Interactive experiment to understand concept ...Above: STM image showing zig-zag chain of cesium atoms (red) on a gallium arsenide (110) surface (blue). The image size is 7x7 nm.Reference: L. J. Whitman, J. A. Stroscio, R. A. Dragoset, and R. J. Celotta, Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 1338 (1991).

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Nanotechnology Transistors

An eThough still in its infancy, nanotechnology will eventually replace silicon transistors and completely change the IC industry,

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