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nanotechnology

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.
Concept Schemes:
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • nanoscale technology
  • nanofabrication technique
  • nanoscale engineering
  • nanoscale science
  • nanoengineering
  • nanoscience
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/54320
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