WHAT IS NANOTECHNOLOGY?


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WHAT IS NANOTECHNOLOGY?
WHAT IS NANOTECHNOLOGY?Nanotechnology has been defined by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) in very general terms as the "manipulation of matter on the atomic or molecular scale where at least one dimension is sized in the range from 1 to 100 nanometers."1 This is a very broad definition that says nothing about the things that can be implemented with this technology or their applications, but this is intentional since the purpose of this definition is to provide guidance based on dimensions. Another and perhaps more easily identifiable definition of nanotechnology is the ability to form things from the very inexpensive and abundantly available basic building b…
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Hwaiyu Geng, CMfgE, PE: Semiconductor Manufacturing Handbook, Second Edition. WHAT IS NANOTECHNOLOGY?, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2018 2005), AccessEngineering Export