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Welcome

 Nanotechnology

The Next Very Big (Small) Thing

By
Nasir Aziz(2030) & Shah Hussain(2032)
Agenda
Ø Introduction To
Nanotechnology

Ø Nanotechnology In Today's
Life
Ø
Ø Advantages Of
Nanotechnology
Ø
Ø Disadvantages Of
Nanotechnology
Ø
What Is
Nanotechnology
What is Nanotechnology?

“Nanotechnology is the art and


science of
manipulating matter at the nanoscale”


How Small Is
Nanoscale
How Small Is Nanoscale?

 A nanometer
is…
– one billionth of a
meter

DNA Sample: Approx. 2 nm Human Hair: Approx. 1x10 5 nm


How Small Is Nanoscale?
o u ld I. . . ?Who
Cares
Sh
About
Nanotechnolo
gy
Who Cares About Nanotechnology ?

 We All Should Care!


– Because it can bring revolution in the
current industrialization and
manufacturing processes.
Who Cares About Nanotechnology ?
Applications Of
Nanotechnology
Applications Of Nanotechnology

qElectronics:

– Nano Transistors


– Nano Diodes


– OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) 

Applications Of Nanotechnology

Electronics(contd.)


– Plasma Displays


– Quantum Computers

Applications Of Nanotechnology

qEnergy:

– Batteries


– Fuel Cells


– Solar Cells


Applications Of Nanotechnology

qMaterials:
q
– Nano Tubes

– Aerogel


– Nano Particles


Applications Of Nanotechnology

qLife Sciences:

– Targeted Drug Delivery




– Artificial Retina


– Tissue Regeneration

Advantages
Advantages

qMaterial

 With NT, we can create unique materials and
products which are:

– Stronger

– Lighter

– Cheaper

– Durable

– Precise
Advantages

qIndustrial

– Computers can become a billion times faster
and a million times smaller


– Automatic Pollution Cleanup


– Manufacturing at almost no cost
Advantages

qMedical

– End of Illnesses (i.e. cancer, heart disease)

– Universal Immunity (i.e. aids, flu)




– Body Sculpting
 (i.e. change your appearance)


Disadvantages
Disadvantages



– Loss of jobs (in manufacturing, farming, etc)

– Carbon Nanotubes could cause infection of
lungs

– Oil & Diamonds could become worthless

– Atomic weapons could be more accessible
and destructive


Future of
Nanotechnology
Future Of Nanotechnology
Future Of Nanotechnology
Examples of Future Use
– of NT
ØElectronic
Paper
Ø
Ø
ØNokia
Morph


ØContact
Lens
Future Of Nanotechnology

 National Science and Technology


Council (USA) claims that:
 “Nanotechnology is an enabling
technology that will change the
nature of almost every human-made
object in the next century.”

References
qMorph: Nokia’s Nanotechnology
Concept Phone
 http://tini.us/morph

qWikipedia NT Portal
 http://tini.us/nano

qImage Credits
 http://sxc.hu/
Thank
You!
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