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  MIT Chemistry: Nanoscience
Nanoscience refers to the science and manipulation of chemical and biological structures with dimensions in the range from 1-100 nanometers.
Nanoscience is about creating new chemical and biological nanostructures, uncovering and understanding their novel properties, and ultimately about learning how to organize these new nanostructures into larger and more complex functional structures and devices.
Nanoscience is a new way of thinking about building up complex materials and devices by exquisite control of the functionality of matter and its assembly at the nanometer-length scale.
web.mit.edu /chemistry/www/faculty/nanoscience.html   (217 words)

 What is Nanoscience?
Nanoscience is the study of phenomena on the scale of ~ 1-100 nm.
Nanotechnology is the ability to create and control objects on this same scale with the goal of preparing novel materials that have specific properties and, thus, functions.
It is thus clear and justified that nanoscience, as a prerequisite to nanotechnology, should receive long-term fundamental support.
inano.inforce.dk /sw180.asp   (364 words)

 Age of Nanoscience
Nanoscience is the study of materials manipulation at the molecular scale—on the order of a few hundred angstroms—less than one-thousandth the width of a human hair.
The extraordinary feature of nanoscience is that it allows for the tailoring and combining of the physical, biological, and engineering properties of matter at a common level of control.
Critical to progress in nanosciences have been the stunning new achievements in fabrication, processing and tool development in the last several decades, driven in large part by the microelectronics revolution.
www.ncsu.edu /research/results/vol3/age.html   (425 words)

 An Education in Nanoscience: Nanotechnology: Nanoengineering
Nanoscience is beginning to be recognized as a coming career option.
Nanoscience is progressing slowly due to a lack of trained sciences.
When I wrote about nanoscience in medicine some years back I thought healing broken bones would be one of the first major uses in medicine now it appears treating cancer will be the first.
www.adeefinancial.com /nano.htm   (996 words)

 OTC Bulletin Board - S & P Company Insight for NANOSCIENCE TECH INC
Nanoscience Technologies, Inc., in the development stage as of Sept. 30, 2004, has been granted a license by New York University (NYU) to certain pre-existing inventions and certain intellectual property to be generated by a designated research project being conducted at NYU relating to DNA nanotechnology.
As compensation to NYU for work to be performed on its research projects, Nanoscience Technologies agreed to provide to NYU funding in the aggregate amount of $1,657,690 in installments through May 1, 2007 (as extended), and additional fees and expenses.
Nanoscience Technologies expects that the licensees will pay the company royalties as a percentage of their sales of any products that use the company's technology.
www.otcbb.com /sandp/NANS.htm   (477 words)

Nanoscience and nanotechnology refer to research at the atomic, molecular or macromolecular levels, at the length scale of approximately 1 - 100 nanometers.
Scope The intent of this PA is to stimulate nanoscience and nanotechnology research that will contribute to future advancements in biology and medicine.
The R01 mechanism is recommended for applications that propose basic and applied nanoscience and nanotechnology research and for which preliminary data exists.
grants.nih.gov /grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-03-045.html   (3108 words)

Nanoscience @ UNM is a user facility providing rapid access for academia and industry to high technology cleanroom, advanced lithography, and characterization equipment as well as to quantum nanostructure growth facilities.
Nanoscience is distributed in three locations at the University of New Mexico - in the Center for High Technology Materials, the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and the Center for Microengineered Materials.
NNIN is funded by a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation as a national resource for nanoscience instrumentation.
www.nnin.org /nnin_newmexico.html   (363 words)

 Georgia Institute of Technology :: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Nanoscience and nanotechnology have the ability to fundamentally change the way almost everything is designed and manufactured, from automobile tires and tennis racquets to air purifiers and life-saving vaccines.
Although nanoscience and nanotechnology affect all areas of life, until recently, they were primarily concerned with electronics, manufacturing, supercomputers, and data storage devices.
More than one hundred faculty members at Tech are already involved in nanoscience and nanotechnology research projects, and their numbers are growing.
www.nano.gatech.edu   (389 words)

 SReport on Nanoscience Research for Energy Needs
Nanoscience research has the potential to make major contributions to many areas of basic energy sciences.
The Nanoscience Research for Energy Needs workshop, held March 16-18, was sponsored by DOE's Office of Basic Energy Sciences and the National Science and Technology Council's Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology.
The overarching research challenge that we face in designing novel nanomaterials is establishing the physical and chemical principles that determine the functionality that emerges at nanometer length scales, and exploiting this functionality for improved energy security….
www.aip.org /fyi/2004/121.html   (814 words)

 NRL Institute for Nanoscience - Facilities
And because it understands both nanoscience and the needs of the Navy, NRL is uniquely positioned to bring that knowledge to bear to benefit our warfighters and our nation.
Toward increasing that understanding, NRL established in 2001 an Institute for Nanoscience to conduct multidisciplinary research at the intersection of the fields of materials, electronics, and biology at the nanometer length scale.
The central core of the new building, a 5000 square foot class 100 cleanroom, has been outfitted with the newest tools to permit lithographic fabrication, measurement, and testing of devices.
www.nrl.navy.mil /nanoscience/facilities.html   (418 words)

 GLOBAL VOICES OF SCIENCE: Ascent of Nanoscience in China -- Bai 309 (5731): 61 -- Science
But as nanoscience and nanotechnology become ever more consequential in our lives, we in the scientific community need to better inform and educate the public about the transformations this new nano era is likely to bring.
When the concept of nanoscience and nanotechnology was first introduced in the 1980s, it was received favorably in China.
The nanoscience and nanotechnology community in China has made remarkable advances across the RandD spectrum, from fundamental scientific research to studies into the potential societal implications of new nanotechnologies.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/full/309/5731/61   (2748 words)

 Center for Nanoscience & Nanobiotechnology: About
Nanoscience and nanotechnology research and development are leading a revolution in basic materials science and engineering.
New advancements with designed functionality are poised to enable a huge range of applications in everything from developing fundamental building block in the electronics, photonics, and materials sectors, to sensors, biomimetic and biocompatible platforms throughout the biomedical and health sector.
The new Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology is established to advance academic and technological research and development in nanoscience and nanobiotechnology.
nanoscience.bu.edu /about.htm   (281 words)

 Nanoscience-Key text
This is one of the reasons that chemists are very excited about nanoscience – if they can make more surface area, they get more catalytic action, giving the potential to speed up almost all physical and manufacturing processes.
This approach is referred to as the bottom-up approach and it's one of the characteristics of a lot of the new nanoscience.
As investment in nanoscience and nanotechnology continues, some people are voicing ethical, environmental and economic concerns.
www.science.org.au /nova/077/077key.htm   (1593 words)

 Teach Nanoscience
The annual seminar on Teaching Nanoscience with Scanning Probe Microscopy will be held in the U.S. for the first time in conjunction with the 2007 Spring ACS Meeting in Chicago, IL.
Nanoscience Instruments and Nanosurf are organizing the seminar.
The seminar is a unique opportunity for those involved in teaching nanoscience to learn about other nanoscience educational programs and to share experiences.
www.teachnano.com   (198 words)

 NRL - Nanoscience Institute
In April 2001, in a departure from traditional working relationships between Laboratory scientists, NRL established an Institute for Nanoscience to conduct multidisciplinary research at the intersections of the fields of materials, electronics and biology.
Ground was broken in January 2002 for a major facility at NRL-DC called the Nanosciences Building and the ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in late 2003.
The Institute is seen as the venue to bring together expertise from different disciplines in order to identify and exploit those cross-disciplinary opportunities which had not been previously accessible.
www.nrl.navy.mil /content.php?P=MULTIDISCIPLINE   (175 words)

 University of Central Florida Nanoscience Technology Center
It is the mission of the Nanoscience Technology Center to bring multidisciplinary expertise in nanoscale science and technology to bear on problems of regional, state, and national need, in order to acquire new knowledge, educate students, create new technology, and promote industrial development, and to act as a unifying force for interdisciplinary research at UCF.
If you are at the top of your class, motivated and want to learn more about nanoscience and nanoscience technology then the NSTC at UCF is a great match for you.
Nanoscience technology is a combination of chemistry, physics, biology and industrial engineering to...
www.nanoscience.ucf.edu   (153 words)

 Nanoscience and nanotechnology
Nanoscience and nanotechnology involve studying and working with matter on an ultra-small scale.
Nanoscience and nanotechnology encompass a range of techniques rather than a single discipline, and stretch across the whole spectrum of science, touching medicine, physics, engineering and chemistry.
Exploring nanotechnologies discussion - this discussion was chaired by Nick Ross, a panel including Doug Parr and Ann Dowling exploring the benefits and uncertainties of nanotechnologies and asking "What does the future hold?"
www.royalsoc.ac.uk /landing.asp?id=1210   (258 words)

 Nanoscience Options at the School of Physics.
The key and revolutionary aspect of nanoscience is that we are now able to manipulate matter on the nanoscale and can fabricate materials with unique properties by design.
Nanoscience in Physics is concerned with the understanding of quantum mechanical interactions between arrays of atoms or molecular species on the nanometre scale.
The application of Nanoscience is huge and spans the three Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) as well as Engineering and Material Science.
www.physics.usyd.edu.au /ugrad/nanoscience   (404 words)

 What is nanoscience? An Introduction To NanoScience and the Physics Of Nanotechnology
Nanoscience is the study of atoms, molecules, and objects whose size is on the nanometer scale (1 - 100 nanometers).
By convincing politicians and leaders around the world, countries have instituted initiatives to promote nanoscience and nanotechnology in their universities and labs.
With the recent increase in funding, many scientists are pursuing this research and the rate of discovery has increased dramatically.
www.smartwomensupplements.com /nanoscience.html   (1208 words)

 Mason Nano Initiative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Nanotechnology and Nanoscience are of great importance in a wide range of industries and are fundamental for the success of the region and the nation in the 21st century.
The Mason NANO graduate certificate is composed of five courses (15 credit hours) focusing on two key areas of knowledge: (1) nanomaterials and nanostructures and their relation to bulk materials, and (2) methods for characterization and production of nanomaterials.
Graduates will be well prepared to fill the demand for personnel with nanoscience training who can serve as process controllers in area fabrication facilities, and/or participate as members of interdisciplinary science teams.
nano.gmu.edu /certificate.htm   (924 words)

 Albany Nanoscience Interest Society
The A.N.I.S. is an educational and recreational organization involved with the research into the fabrication of, theories behind, and possible future advances of current technology on the nanoscopic level.
Membership to the A.N.I.S. is open to anyone possessing a genuine interest in the field of nanoscience, a willingness to participate in the various A.N.I.S. activities and events.
A budget council including representatives from each office shall be formed for the purpose of drafting a Student Association budget for submission upon approval by the membership.
www.albany.edu /~anis/constitution.html   (757 words)

 Nanotechnology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A laser beam reflects off the backside of the cantilever into a set of photodetectors, allowing the deflection to be measured and assembled into an image of the surface.
Nanoscience and nanotechnology only became possible in the 1910's with the development of the first tools to measure and make nanostructures.
In case they do, it is not known how such pollutants could be removed from air or water because most traditional filters are not suitable for such tasks (their pores are too big to catch nanoparticles).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nanoscience   (5396 words)

 NanoScience & Applications Conference, Oct 16 — 19, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Front Range corridor is ripe for development in nanoscience and technology with important ties to the electronic, chemical, and medical industries wherein nanoscience plays a key role.
Educating the scientific workforce in nanoscience and technology lays the foundation for future scientific job growth in Colorado while industrial and national laboratory basic and applied science initiatives create workforce evolution.
Mahajan also is spearheading Colorado's emphasis on sustainability via nanotech and the societal implications of nanoscience and technology.
www.rmnano.org   (1237 words)

 US NSF - Nanoscience Classroom Resources
National Enterprise for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, a university program and world-class interdisciplinary research center focused on coherent nanoelectronics, nanobiotechnology and spin electronics.
Dedicated to increasing public knowledge of the nanoscale world and the emerging molecular research.
This colorful and concise PowerPoint presentation on nanoscience gives specifics about "nano" engineering and how it is useful in technology development.
www.nsf.gov /news/classroom/nano.jsp   (221 words)

 CeNS : Home (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Center for NanoScience (CeNS) was founded in 1998 at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University (LMU) Munich.
The mission of CeNS is to promote, coordinate, and bundle interdisciplinary research in the field of nanoscience in the Munich area.
CeNS is an association of working groups from basic research and industry and is conceived as a network, joining various institutions and encompassing a variety of disciplines.
www.cens.de.cob-web.org:8888   (330 words)

 Institute of NanoScience and Engineering
Pitt researchers in the institute, founded in 2002, focus at the “essentially nano” level (less than 10 nanometers, each nanometer approximately one eighty-thousandth of the width of a human hair), where the greatest breakthroughs in nanoscience are expected to occur, offering the potential for previously unimagined progress in a wide variety of areas.
Pitt's Institute of NanoScience and Engineering is an integrated, multidisciplinary organization that brings coherence to the University's research efforts and resources in the fields of nanoscale science and engineering.
The University's focus at the essentially nano level, where the greatest breakthroughs in nanoscience are expected to occur, offers the potential for a broad range of applications, including environment and energy, materials and computation, biomedical and health care, and devices and systems.
www.nano.pitt.edu /event.html   (5330 words)

 Nanoscience Education
With the rapid growth in nanoscience and nanotechnology, we recognize the importance of teaching and instruction.
An introduction and overview of Nanoscience and SPM techniques, as well as a chronology of SPM events and suggested reading.
Meet the educators who are using Nanoscience learning tools to bring nanoscale education to undergraduate and even high school classrooms.
www.nanoscience.com /education   (157 words)

 Nanoscience at Duke
All of this will be made possible by coordinated advances in the emerging interdisciplinary field called ``Nanoscience'', the science of physical systems about a billionth of a meter (a ``nanometer'') in size.
Perhaps the best way to indicate the scope of Nanoscience is to briefly summarize some of the current work in the area here at Duke in various departments.
Materials Science-- A Nanoscience program in the general area of ``Biological and other Soft Wet Materials'' focuses on coating and encapsulation of particles in the colloidal size range (10 nanometers to 10 micrometers).
www.phy.duke.edu /~baranger/nanoduke.html   (1323 words)

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