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A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience

While the Greek root nano just means dwarf, the nanoscale has become a giant focus of contemporary science and technology. We will examine the fundamental issues underlying the excitement involved in nanoscale research – what, why and how. Specific topics include assembly, properties, applications and societal issues.


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