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Nanotechnology Research Project

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´╗┐CRITERIS D,E,F Nanotechnology, the science of the extremely tiny as commonly known (one nanometer is one-billionth of metre), is an important emerging industry which is thought to reach a market of one trillion US dollars by 2015. It involves the understanding and control of atoms and molecules to create new materials with a variety of useful functions. It is the understanding and control of matter at the sphere of 1 to 100 nanometers (a sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick). Nanotechnology is a technology executed on the scale of less than 100 nanometers, the goal of which is to control individual atoms and molecules, especially to create microscopic devices and other microscopic things (example: Computer chips). It is a natural result of scientific development, our ability to understand and manipulate matter at smaller and smaller levels. Just as computers have gone from bulky, room filling machines to tiny laptops and palmtops. Nanomaterials are now used in a variety of products, including sporting goods, cosmetics and electronics. The fact that unusual physical, chemical, and biological properties can emerge in materials at the nanoscale makes them particularly appealing for medicine. Scientists hope nanoparticles will be able to improve the effect of drugs and gene therapy by carrying them to the right place in the body and by targeting specific tissues, regulating the release of drugs and reducing damage to healthy tissues. They also envision the possibility of implantable nano devices that would detect disease, treat it and report to the doctor automatically from inside the body. Let us look at the uses of nanotechnology more closely. The uses of nanotechnology Nanotechnology creates stain repellent clothing. The nano-fibres prevent staining of clothing, the nano-fibres are 10 to 100 nanometers in size and these prevent staining substances from being absorbed in the clothes. One of the most important use of nanotechnology is that it can generate electricity from clothes and paint. ...read more.


The Quantum computer has quantum bit memory space termed "Qubit" for several computations at the same time. This facility may improve the performance of the older systems. The use of nanotechnology in construction involves the development of new concept and understanding of the hydration of cement particles and the use of nano-size ingredients such as alumina and silica and other nanoparticles. The manufactures also investigating the methods of manufacturing of nano-cement. When materials becomes nano-sized, the proportion of atoms on the surface increases relative to those inside and this leads to novel properties. HouseholdThe most prominent application of nanotechnology in the household is self-cleaning or ?easy-to-clean? surfaces on ceramics or glasses. Nano ceramic particles have improved the smoothness and heat resistance of common household equipment such as the flat iron. OpticsThe first sunglasses using protective and anti-reflective ultrathin polymer coatings are on the market. For optics, nanotechnology also offers scratch resistant surface coatings based on nanocomposites. Nano-optics could allow for an increase in precision of pupil repair and other types of laser eye surgery. TextilesThe use of engineered nanofibers already makes clothes water- and stain-repellent or wrinkle-free. Textiles with a nanotechnological finishcan be washed less frequently and at lower temperatures. AgricultureApplications of nanotechnology have the potential to change the entire agriculture sector and food industry chain from production to conservation, processing, packaging, transportation, and even waste treatment. NanoScience concepts and nanotechnology applications have the potential to redesign the production cycle, restructure the processing and conservation processes and redefine the food habits of the people. Advantages of Nanotechnology 1. Nanotechnology can actually revolutionize a lot of electronic products, procedures, and applications. The areas that benefit from the continued development of nanotechnology when it comes to electronic products include nano transistors, nano diodes, OLED, plasma displays, quantum computers, and many more. 2. Nanotechnology can also benefit the energy sector. The development of more effective energy-producing, energy-absorbing, and energy storage products in smaller and more efficient devices is possible with this technology. ...read more.


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