Understanding Nanotechnology

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Grand Central Publishing, Dec 2, 2002 - Science - 160 pages
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Taken from the Greek, nano means 'one billionth part of' a whole; or very, very small. Nanotechnology is the next step after miniaturization. This book explores the cutting edge of a new technology that will find usage in almost every single aspect of modern society.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Little Big Science
Plenty of Room Indeed
The Art of Building Small
Less Is More in Medicine
Making Molecules into Motors
Nanobot Construction Crews
The Incredible Shrinking Circuit
MachinePhase Nanotechnology
Computing with Molecules
Nanotubes for Electronics
Conclusion
Photo Credits
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