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Nanometer

A measure of length equal to one one-billionth of a meter. In other words, a nanometer is .000000001 meters. Nanometers are important in the semiconductor industry.
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Though, the importance of the nanoscale materials/chemicals is on the rise in developed economies, they have low awareness among underdeveloped or developing countries and this is inhibiting the growth for the global nancoscale chemicals market.
Specifically, the EPA would require persons that manufacture, import, or process--or intend to manufacture or process-chemical substances at the nanoscale to report the specific chemical identity, production volume, methods of manufacture and processing, exposure and release information, and existing data concerning environmental and health effects.
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Previously, EPA proposed using only Section 6(a)(2) as the method for obtaining information on nanoscale materials.
It is not clear that materials that are wear-resistant at the macroscale exhibit the same property at the nanoscale," according to lead author Harish Bhaskaran, who was a postdoctoral research at IBM during the study.
Develop economic and life-cycle models for forest-based nanoscale materials and products.
The development of nanotechnology [1] has generated a great deal of scientific interest, but the promise of nanotechnology will be realized only by manufacturing commercial products from assemblies of atoms, molecules and nanoscale components.
The Northwestern researchers have demonstrated the first fabrication and characterization of discrete, structurally regular, nanoscale OLED arrays through a combination of self-assembled injection/adhesion interlayers developed within their laboratory and nanosphere lithography (Nanoletters 2:333, 2002).
The NIST ATP project will develop prototype microscale assemblers using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), extend the capabilities to nanometer geometries, and develop nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) for prototype nanoscale assemblers.
Bringing together experts from the various disciplines involved, this first comprehensive overview of the current level of stress engineering on the nanoscale is unique in combining the theoretical fundamentals with simulation methods, model systems and characterization techniques.
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