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nanotechnology
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The understanding and control of matter at dimensions between approximately 1 and 100 nanometers (a nanometer is one-billionth of a meter), where unique phenomena enable novel applications. Encompassing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, nanotechnology involves imaging, measuring, modeling, and manipulating matter at this length scale.
Definition Source
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/54320.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/54320
Used For
nanoengineering
nanofabrication technique
nanoscale engineering
nanoscale science
nanoscale technology
nanoscience
Broader Term
technology
Narrower Term
nanobiotechnology
nanomaterials
nanomedicine
Related Term
biophotonics
immunosensors
nanofiltration
optical traps
Spanish
nanotecnología
Term Number
54320