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THE U.S. GOVERNMENT INVESTS IN NANOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH
WHAT DO AMERICANS THINK OF NANOTECHNOLOGY?
THE NANOTECHNOLOGY JOB MARKET
The Need for Workers
UNIVERSITIES OFFER NANOTECHNOLOGY YOUTH PROGRAMS
THE FIELDS OF STUDY THAT INFLUENCE NANOTECHNOLOGY
Feature: Mechanical Engineering
MAJOR NANOTECHNOLOGY CAREER AREAS
WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY?
NANOSAFE2
National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Center for Responsible Nanotechnology
NANO ACTIVITY: CUTTING IT DOWN TO NANO
WHAT IS MATTER?
Forms of Matter
Properties of Matter
PROPERTIES OF MATTER CHANGE AT THE NANOSCALE
SMALLEST PART OF AN ELEMENT: THE ATOM
INSIDE THE ATOM: SUBATOMIC PARTICLES
Neutrons and Protons
Electrons
Isotopes
MODELS OF THE ATOMS
Early Atomic Theory by Empedocles and Democritus
Atomic Number and Atomic Mass
ATOMS AND MOLECULES
MOLECULES AND CHEMICAL BONDING
Ionic Bonding
Covalent Bonds and Monomers
A Monomer
From Monomers to Polymers
Polymers and Nanotechnology
Polymer-Based Nanosponges
Polymer Solar Cells
A Unique Class of Synthetic Polymers, Dendrimers
Dendrimers and Drug Delivery
MOLECULAR SELF-ASSEMBLY AND NANOFABRICATION
SOAP BUBBLES SELF-ASSEMBLE
USING THE SELF-ASSEMBLY STRATEGY TO MAKE PRODUCTS
OTHER APPLICATIONS OF MOLECULAR SELF-ASSEMBLY
Self-Assembly in Medicine
NanoSonic, Inc
NANO INTERVIEW: DR. RICHARD CLAUS, PRESIDENT OF NANOSONIC
The Nanotechnology Tool Box
OPTICAL MICROSCOPES
SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPES
SURFACE AREA TO VOLUME AT THE NANOSCALE
Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STM)
How Does the STM Work?
Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM)
How Does the AFM Work?
The Advantages of AFM
AFM Tips
Magnetic Force Microscopes
INTERVIEW: NATHAN UNTERMAN
ELECTRON MICROSCOPES
A Scanning Electron Microscope
ERNST ABBE
The Transmission Electron Microscope
How Does the TEM Work?
Scanning Electron Microscope
HITACHI TABLETOP MICROSCOPE
NANOFABRICATION CLEANROOM FACILITIES
SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPES AND PHOTOLITHOGRAPHY
NANO-IMPRINT LITHOGRAPHY
Dip Pen Nanolithography
Thermal Dip Pen Nanolithography
NASA VIRTUAL LAB
NANOMANIPULATORS
NANOFABRICATION
THE ELEMENT CARBON
Products Made from Carbon
Some Uses of Carbon
Different Forms of Carbon
Diamond
FULLERENES AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
BUCKYBALLS
Applications of Buckyballs
CARBON NANOTUBES
Two Types of Nanotubes
HOW ARE CARBON NANOTUBES MADE?
Laser Ablation
Electric Arc Discharge
Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)
APPLICATIONS OF CARBON NANOTUBES
Flat Panel Display Screens
Nanoscale Electronics and Carbon Nanotubes
AFM PROBE TIPS
Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Nanotubes
Actuators/Artificial Muscles
Nanotechnology in Chemical Sensors
Carbon Nanotubes and NASA
NASA Space Elevator
NOT ALL NANOTUBES ARE CARBON
NANOWIRES, NANOCRYSTALS, AND QUANTUM DOTS
Nanowires
Production of Nanowires
Nanocrystals
Quantum Dots
Quantum Dots and Cancer
Quantum Dots for Solar Cells
NANOSHELLS
NANO ACTIVITY: BUILDING BUCKYBALLS, A NASA EXPLORES ACTIVITY
Nanotechnology in Medicine and Health
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
What Causes Cardiovascular Diseases?
Nanoparticles Break Down Blood Clots
Heart Stents and Nanotechnology
CANCER DETECTION AND DIAGNOSIS
Cancer
Cancer and Nanoshells
Cancer and Gold Nanoparticles
Breast Cancer and Nanoparticles
NANO INTERVIEW: DR. EDITH PEREZ
Cancer and Dendrimers
Cancer and Cantilevers
Cancer and Quantum Dots
Cervical Cancer and Quantum Dots
DIABETES AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
Nanorobots and Diabetes
Biosensors for Diabetes
Diabetes Research Continues
Tattoos for Diabetes
IMPLANTS AND PROSTHETICS
NANOTECHNOLOGY AND BURN VICTIMS
DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY
Molecular Imaging Diagnosis
Lab-on-a-Chip Diagnosis
DRUG DELIVERY USING NANOPARTICLES
Advanced Drug Delivery Systems and Lab-on-a-Chip
NANOTECHNOLOGY FIGHTS INFECTIONS
PHARMACEUTICAL NANOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH
NANO INTERVIEW: MATT BOYAS AND SARAH PERRONE
The Business of Nanotechnology
NANOTECHNOLOGIES IN BUSINESSES
SPORTING GOODS EQUIPMENT
Baseball Bats
Tennis Rackets
Nano Golf Balls
Skis and Nanofibers
CHEWING GUM AND NANOCRYSTALS
APPAREL INDUSTRY
Nanotechnology in Cleaner Clothes
Nanotechnology Socks
COSMETICS
Sunscreens and Skin Cancer
APPLIANCES
Nano Silver Seal Refrigerator
Flat-Plane Display Screens
The Business of Air Purifiers
ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTERS
AUTOMOBILE/VEHICLE INDUSTRY
Auto Catalytic Converters
Automobile Paint and Waxes
AIRCRAFT POTENTIAL AND METAL RUBBER
PAINT AND OTHER WATER RESISTANCE COATINGS
Paints and Anti-Graffiti Coating
REMOVING WINDSHIELD FOG
SELF-CLEANING GLASS
ANTIBACTERIAL CLEANSERS
MEDICAL BANDAGES
SOLAR ENERGY: PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS
BATTERY TECHNOLOGY
Virus-Assembled Batteries
Long-Lasting Batteries
THE BUSINESS OF BUILDING ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPES
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Nano Plastic Packaging
New Kinds of Bottles
Foodborne Diseases
Listeria Monocytogenes in Food
Salmonella Ilnesses from Food
NANOSENSORS FOR FOODBORNE CONTAMINATION
The Electronic Nose (e-nose) Technology
The Electronic Tongue Technology
NANO BAR CODES DETECT FOODBORNE DISEASES
AGRICULTURE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
BIOSENSOR DETECTS HERBICIDES ON THE FARM
Nanoscale Herbicides
A FOOD SAFETY ISSUE
ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY AND FOOD RESEARCH
SUSTAINABLE WATERING OF CROPS
LIVESTOCK DISEASES
BIOCHIPS FOR DISEASE DETECTION IN LIVESTOCK
Biochips for Animal Breeding
NANOSENSORS TO TRACK LIVESTOCK
NANOTECHNOLOGY IN AQUACULTURE AND FISH FARMING
Environmental Concern of Aquaculture
Cleaning Fish Ponds with Nanotechnology Devices
FOREST PRODUCT INDUSTRY AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
ENSURING NANOTECHNOLOGIES IN FOOD PRODUCTION TO BE SAFE
NANO ACTIVITY: FOOD PACKAGING
Nanotechnology for a Sustainable Environment
WATER POLLUTION AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
NANOTECHNOLOGY AND SAFER DRINKING WATER
Cleaning Up Arsenic
The Element Arsenic
Nanotechnology and Water Filters
DRINKING WATER FROM THE OCEAN
Reverse Osmosis
A New Kind of Reverse Osmosis
GROUNDWATER POLLUTANTS
GROUNDWATER CLEANUP
CLEANING UP ORGANIC POLLUTANTS USING NANOTECHNOLOGY
TCE Cleanup with Gold Nanoparticles
CLEANING UP NUCLEAR WASTE SITES
AIR POLLUTION
Titanium Dioxide and Clean Air
What Is Titanium Dioxide?
Environmental Protection Agency
Department of Energy
NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ENERGY SOURCES
Solar Photovoltaic Cell (PV)
Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Fuel Cells and the Automobile Industry
The Problem with Fuel Cells
EMERGING NANOTECHNOLOGIES AND RISKS
Materials You Need
Where to Buy Ferrofluids
NATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)
Lab-on-a-Chip
Spacecraft
A Self-Repair Spacecraft
Spacecraft Recycling
Improvements in NASA Spacesuits
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
National Science Foundation Classroom Resources
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY (NIST)
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA)
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Underwater Sensor Networks
THE MAPLESEED: A NANO AIR VEHICLE FOR SURVEILLANCE
NANO ACTIVITY: NASA VIRTUAL LAB. TRY IT!
Animation of Atomic Force Microscopy Basics
Colleges and Schools and Nanotechnology
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AND EXPLORAVISION
ExploraVision Project
ExploraVision Project: Appy-Bot, Norma L. Gentner
Other Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Winners
La Jolla, California
St. Louis, Missouri
COLLEGES MOTIVATE STUDENTS IN NANOTECHNOLOGY
NanoDay at Northwestern
Northwestern University and Materials World Modules
Penn State Nanotech Camps
Rice University: The NanoKidsTM
University of California, Santa Barbara: Chip Camp
Cornell University
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Arizona State University
SRI International: NanoSense
NANOTECHNOLOGY IN MUSEUMS AND TRAVELING EXHIBITS
Making Things Smaller
It’s a Nano World and Too Small to See Exhibits
Lawrence Hall of Science
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN NANOTECHNOLOGY
NANOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION AND SITES FOR TEACHERS
NANO ACTIVITY: NANOTECHNOLOGY CONSUMER PRODUCTS
Glossary
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