Nanotechnology

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Nanotechnology

The technology that controls products at the atomic or molecular state. Nanotechnology has uses in information technology, heavy industry and energy.
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Still, while nanotechnology is more constrained than some have suggested, there remains a vast scope for defining materials' properties and for creating complex functional assemblies using the new tools of nano-science.
For example, an artificial sapphire used on the nose cones of infrared-guided missiles could be enhanced using advances in nano-science, said Larry Kabacoff, program manager for nano-structured materials for the Office of Naval Research.
They cover material science, chemical science and technology, nano-science and technology, photonics devices and technology, novel measurement and system technology, and information and communication engineering.
Researchers from the Nano-Science Center at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Japanese researchers, have shown how electrons on thin tubes of graphite exhibit a unique interaction between their motion and their attached magnetic field - the so-called spin.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Lebanese academicians and scientists voiced their enthusiasm for expanding mutual cooperation in nano-science fields.
Nano-Science has vast capability to act as a tool to make advancements in agriculture, biotechnology, electronics, ICT, environment, Textiles and other major sectors.
ISLAMABAD -- A one-day seminar on "Nano-technology and Stakeholders in Pakistan" highlighted the importance of nanotechnology and stressed the need for revival of the National Commission on Nano-science and Technology.
The 44 papers cover material science, chemical science and technology, nano-science and technology, photonics device and technology, novel measurement and system technology, and information and communication engineering.
To give a more serious attention to the establishment of work on nano science and technology, Government has established recently a National Commission on Nano-Science and Technology (NCNST) whose mandate is to help all universities and research centres in the country in the establishment of such laboratories.
Nanochemists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Nano-Science Center, Department of Chemistry at the University of Copenhagen, say that they have created nanoscale electric contacts out of organic and inorganic nanowires.
The Tokyo Tech supercomputer, one of the largest university-based clusters ever built, will be used in grand challenge problem solving in a variety of research areas including bio-science, nano-science, environmental and disaster prevention simulations.