Nanotechnology Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Nanotechnology.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 11 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (11)

1,712 words, approx. 6 pages
Nanotechnology Like a swarm of bees, tiny humanmade satellites—called nanosatellites or picosatellites, depending on their size—may one day fly in formation to remote destinations throug... Read more
1,150 words, approx. 4 pages
Molecular Computing Molecular computing is the science of using individual molecules to build computer programs. Instead of running software on a traditional computer, some scientists are now trying t... Read more
1,199 words, approx. 4 pages
Nanocomputing Nanocomputing Nanocomputing describes computing that uses extremely small, or nanoscale, devices (one nanometer [nm] is one billionth of a meter). In 2001, state-of-the-art electronic de... Read more
5,228 words, approx. 18 pages
Do the Potential Dangers of Nanotechnology to Society Outweigh the Potential Benefits? Viewpoint: Yes, from unforeseen pollution to deliberately designed weapons of mass destruction, nanotechnology ho... Read more
806 words, approx. 3 pages
Nanochemistry In nanochemistry, the rules of bonding are extended from atoms and molecules to larger objects having the dimension of from 1 to 100 nanometers, where one nanometer is one-billionth of a... Read more
343 words, approx. 2 pages
Molecular Switches Molecular switches are a part of the discipline of nanotechnology—making operational machines of atomic dimensions. Specifically, a molecular switch is composed of atoms of ma... Read more
720 words, approx. 3 pages
Nanotechnology Nanotechnology refers to the construction and use of atomic machines—functioning consortia of atoms that are less than about 1,000 nanometers in size. A nanometer is one billionth... Read more
680 words, approx. 3 pages
Nanotechnology Science entered the twentieth century with newfound knowledge that our world is composed of fundamental building blocks, atoms and molecules, that are extremely small--approximately a n... Read more
525 words, approx. 2 pages
Nanotechnology Nanotechnology is an relatively new area of science in which extremely tiny machines, ranging from a few to a few hundred nanometers in size, are used to manipulate systems. This manipu... Read more
2,572 words, approx. 9 pages
Nanoethics Nanoscience, nanoengineering, and nanotechnology involve the study, design, and manipulation of natural phenomena, artificial products, and technological processes at the nanometer level.... Read more
1,610 words, approx. 6 pages
Nanotechnologies Nanotechnology is the technology of building things at a molecular scale, that is, where objects are measured in nanometers. Nanotechnology has the potential to improve both energy pr... Read more