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Nanotechnology: a general term covering nanoscale science and engineering. A more narrow definition is miniaturization engineering at the nanometer scale. Nano is a metric prefix meaning 'billionth', in this case, science, technology, and engineering at sizes measured in billionths of a meter, which is 1,000 times smaller than a micrometer. It is proposed to build electronic and mechanical devices which are made of very tiny parts (as are biotic systems), but which may have very large effects (as do biotic systems).
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Advanced Technologies Center (ATC) - Development and production of scanning probe microscopes and software, scientific research in nanotechnology. NanoScience Network - A Hungarian Virtual NanoScience Network BioForce Nanosciences, Inc. - A nanotechnology company providing innovative tools and solutions for the life sciences through instruments such as the Nano eNabler System, consumables, and applications. Surrey NanoSystems - PECVD, CVD and ICP growth of nanotubes and catalyst systems including nanoparticles and active catalyst materials for carbon nanotubes and silicon nanowires at high and low temperatures. NeoTechProduct - The company manufactures and sells fullerenes. The Foresight Institute - Non-profit institute focused on nanotechnology, the coming ability to build materials and products with atomic precision, and systems to aid knowledge exchange and critical discussion, thus improving public and private policy decisions. Xerox/Zyvex Nanotechnology - Former Xerox Palo Alto Research Center Nanotechnology page: brief introduction to core concepts of molecular nanotechnology (MNT), and links for further reading. Nano Space - Nano technology as it applies now and in the future to Space Exploration and Studies. Self Replicating Systems - NASA and Self-Replicating Systems: Implications for Nanotechnology. Nanotechnology Now - Provides introduction to nanotechnology, general information, images, interviews, news, events, research, books, glossary and links. Molecular Manufacturing Shortcut Group - Promotes developing nanotechnology as a way to facilitate space exploration and settlement. NanoWave - An MIT startup, Nanowave offers SPPE (Scanning Probe Position Encoder) technology for picometer-order (subnanometer) resolution over ranges greater than several inches. Nanotechnology in Manufacturing - What Next? The Coming Revolution In Manufacturing: Autodesk Technology Forum Presentation by John Walker, May 10th, 1990. Somewhat dated but well worth reading. Yahoo Groups: Nanotechnology - Active nanotechnology discussion group. How Stuff Works: How Nanotechnology Will Work - Animated narrative shows how Nanotechnology has the potential to totally change manufacturing, health care and many other areas. NanoSpace - The Center for NanoSpace Technologies is a Texas-based nonprofit scientific research and education foundation chartered to conceive, establish, and conduct cutting-edge technology, research, and development in the areas of aerospace, education, energy, life sciences, and shipping and transportation. Small Times - Daily articles covering MEMS, nanotechnology, and microsystems, with a business angle. nanogloss - Online dictionary of nanotechnology. Nanoscale Science and Engineering - National Science Foundation. Activities, Information and Education, Research and Development, Connections, and NSF and NNI (National Nanotechnology Initiative) Reports. Nano Science & Technology Institute - Events, publications and news in nanotechnology, microtechnology and biotechnology. nanoTEN - Nanotechnology consulting firm. Services include nanotechnology matchmaking, assessment of trends, feasibility studies, materials and products analysis, and presentation assistance. NanoManipulator: 3rdTech - Commercial version of the NanoManipulator system originally from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. - Nanotechnology-specific news, products, jobs, events and information. Includes articles about nanotechnology of interest to the general public. Nanotechnology - Dedicated to coverage of all aspects of nanoscale science and technology from a multidisciplinary perspective. NanoScout - Portal with forums, and links sorted by topic and popularity. - Provides information for nanotechnology and research. Institute for Atomic-Scale Engineering - Personal page of Forrest Bishop: published and unpublished concept articles. Nanonex Corp - Manufacturer of imprint, step-and-flash lithography systems. New Jersey. Molecular Imprints, Inc. - Manufacturer of imprint, step-and-flash lithography systems for creating nanometer-scale surface relief structures. Texas. Nano-Tek - Consultancy in nanomaterials and technology. UK. U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative - The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) in the U.S. is a federal research and development program established to coordinate the multiagency efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. IANT. International Association of Nanotechnology - Nonprofit professional association with the goal of fostering research collaboration in the multiple branches of nano science and technologies for consumer, industrial and medical applications. Project On Emerging Nanotechnologies - Partnership between the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Pew Charitable Trusts, dedicated to knowledge dissemination, the creation of an active public and policy dialogue, and the anticipation, understanding and management of potential human health and environmental risks. NanoGallery - General nanotechnology information site. Phantoms Foundation - Non-profit organisation focusing its activities on nanotechnology and the structuring and fostering of European excellence and collaboration. NanoSpain - Spanish Nanotechnology Network - Promotes Spanish science and research through a multi-national networking action and to stimulate commercial nanotechnology applications. Nanoshop - A selection of nanotechnology related products. AZoNano - Nanotechnology knowledge base and news service for the engineering, design and materials community. Understanding Nanotechnology - Website that provides clear explanations of nanotechnology applications. - provides content and community to nanoscience researchers, offering directories to universities, labs, researchers; online libraries and collaboration tools. Researching: Clusters and benchmarks - Social and economic dynamics related to the worldwide development of nanotechnologies, with a focus one the geographic clustering phenomenon. Fluigent - Develops flow control devices for micro- and nanofluidic research. nanoHUB - A community web site dedicated to education and research through online simulation and online tutorials. Online simulation on nanoHUB is a free service, users need to register for a free login. Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum - Facilitates a platform for communication and exchange network between forum members, government policy leaders, industry leaders, and top tier investors by means of workshops, seminars and timely conferences. NanoQuébec - Non-profit, government funded organization, focused on strengthening innovation in Canadian nanotechnology and -science. Percenta AG - Research and distribution of nanotechnology-based surface sealants and cleaners. Nano Science & Technology Consortium (NSTC) - The company offers consulting and research in the area of nanotechnologies. European Commission - Nanotechnology Homepage - This web service provides an overview of nanotechnology related activities across the European Community's programs. Note: The site has been archived and will no longer be updated. Nanoprotect - The company develops and produces nanostructured coatings. Its products based on chemical nanotechnology offer corrosion protection and long-term protection of wood and natural stone/glass surfaces, aluminium facades and plastic building materials. Diamon-Fusion International - The company manufactures a nanotechnology-based coating film that improves and protects surfaces. QuarTek Corp - A research company involved in the development of processes for the production of nano-sized materials, devices, and sensors for monitoring, display and control of physical properties and functions in scientific and commercial environments. Ceres Nanosciences - Biomedical nanotechnology utilizing the unique aspects of a carbon nanoparticle (the Nanotrap) to advance diagnostic research, medicine and many other applications. Specializing in the detection of HGH in human urine. Spintronics-Info - A web site dedicated to Spintronics: "Electronics" done with electron spin. With news, articles, and forums. OLED-Info - OLED tech news and resources. OLEDs: new display technology that promises to deliver thin, power efficient and bright displays. - A news collection site about nanomedicine. Nanodictionary - A nanotechnology dictionary. The site classifies the terms related to nanotechnology into 9 different categories. NANO Magazine - A dynamic magazine at the leading edge of nanotechnology features, views, news and reviews. Nano will appeal to a spectrum of interests ranging from the industrial and academic research communities to investors and businesses. Metamodern: The Trajectory of Technology - Eric Drexler’s blog, focused on progress and research objectives in nanotechnology. It spans a range of other topics related to new technologies. Micro and Nanotechnolgy Commercialization Education Foundation (MANCEF) - A global membership association focused on the commercialization of small technologies. Information about the organisation, the annual conference and other events it organizes, products, and membership details. - Directions in nanotechnology: Updates on progress toward advanced objectives in nanotechnology and nanofabrication Picosun - Company developing and manufacturing atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems for micro- and nanotechnology applications. Dolomite Ltd - Providers of microfluidic products and services. Including chips, connectors, pumps valves and flow sensors, as well as full system design and development. - Information about the applications of Nanotechnology in Medicine. Covering safety, implementation and law. 10 Angstroms - Provides system sales representation and support for instrumentation manufacturers specializing in nanotechnology throughout North America. Nanovea - Manufacturer of profilometers, mechanical testers and tribometers. Also offers a range of nano/micro/macro mechanical and 3D non-contact metrology testing services. Nano LIFE - International peer-reviewed quarterly journal covering life sciences, nanosciences and nanomedicine. In each category there are sub-fields of chemical synthesis, structures, and properties of nanomaterials. Nanowerk Nanotechnology Portal - Source of information and links. It offers a nanomaterial database, feature articles, and a daily news service. NanoReg News - The company is a professional services firm, specializing in the regulation of the products of nanotechnology. It publishes the NanoReg Report to provide current information on government regulations and environmental health and safety issues. Nanolane - A company providing innovative characterization tool for nanotechnology applications through optical instruments. Attonuclei - The company researches and develops custom quantum dots fabrication techniques for implementation in high value added products.The company also assists others with product development efforts by providing nanotechnological related services. IKO Science - The company specializes in nanotechnologies and is concentrated in three main areas: scientific research, construction and production of nanoparticles condition detectors. Their products are intended for production process controls, scientific and technological researches. The Nanotechnology Age - A collection of information on nanotechnology issues, in particular molecular manufacturing. AEP Technology - AEP 3D surface profilometers (contact and non contact profilers) excel in innovation, ease of use and precision. They generate more than 2 million pixel image with picometer (0.001nm) resolution. Xidex - The company supplies the NanoBot System, a nanomanipulator system to manipulate nanoparticles in a scanning electron microscope or focused ion beam system. Bilcare Technologies - The company creates nanotechnology-based anti-counterfeiting, security and brand protection solutions for industry. Nanobiotix - A nanomedecine company dedicated to the development of new treatments for cancer based on the combined application of nanotechnologies and biotechnologies. Azacycles - The company was founded for the purpose of research and development of new therapies for the treatment of specific and hitherto incurable forms of leukaemia. Its business is the production, research and development of targeted pharmaceuticals based on nanoparticle structures. Graphene: SuperMaterial - Provides a brief, informative description of the structure, properties, and potential of carbon-based graphene. What is nano - Educational website about nanoscience, engineering and technology with videos, audio, DIY activities to try at home, nano in the news, and links to information for the general public and educators. Highlights the Nano museum exhibition and NanoDays events nationwide in the United States developed by the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Network). Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network - A national community of researchers and informal science educators dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement, and understanding of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. The site features an online catalog of educational materials and resources for using in museums and informal learning settings. Investingraphene - Site dedicated to graphene based nanotechnology. Company and product links. Rtec instruments - Manufacturers of high tech instruments, tribometers, 3d profilometer, stress tester and atomic force microscope. Euspen - European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology - contains society news, conference information, discussion forums and expertise search. Euspen is a not-for-profit company based at Cranfield University in the UK, with members around the world. Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) - Describes the invention of the topografiner, a precursor instrument, between 1965 and 1971, and also tells of the STM's development. The NanoTechnology Group - A consortium of nano companies, universities and organizations developing a nano science curriculum for K-12. Minatec - Centre for Innovation in Micro and Nanotechnology in Grenoble. Teaching, research, and industrial development. Centre for Functional Nanostructures (CFN) - Does research in four research areas Nano-Photonics, Nano-Electronics, Molecular Nanostructures and Nanostructured Materials. Description of research activities, information about lectures and events. Cientifica - News, networks, conferences and nanotechnology resources in Europe IBM Almaden STM Molecular Art - Some of the famous images of atoms and molecules made with IBM's scanning tunneling microscope. Iranian Nanotechnology Initiative - This bilingual website contains news, events, articles about nanotechnology in Iran and the world. NanoTechNews - A news site with nanotechnology-related conferences, scientific and industrial jobs and to highlight the most recent advances in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology and its technological potential impact on society. Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology - COIN is a non-profit organization with the goal of increasing commercialization of nanobiotechnologies in North Carolina. COIN's goal is to create synergy among existing statewide resources and bridge any gaps that are potential barriers to growth. Evident Thermoelectrics - Manufacturer of quantum dot nanoparticles for use as a color-enhancing additive in optical devices and visual materials. New York. Industrial Sonomechanics - Offers high-intensity industrial ultrasonic liquid processors for the production of nanoemulsions and nano-particle suspensions for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, ink, paint, coating, wood product and metalworking industries.
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