Nanotechnology and Energy: Powerful Things from a Tiny World, Spanish Version (Nanotechnologia y Energia: Cosas Poderosas de un Mundo Diminuto)

Subject Area:
NNI Brochures
Author: NNI/NNCO
Publication Date: Jan. 28 2014

Description:
Nano and Energy brochure cover, Spanish versionThe Spanish version of our educational brochure, which provides an overview of nanotechnology's potential applications in the energy sector, including information on batteries, catalysts, solar cells, and green fuels.
 
 
 
 
 

Nanotechnology Fact

Nanotechnology is the understanding and control of matter at dimensions between approximately 1 and 100 nanometers (nm), where unique phenomena enable novel applications not feasible when working with bulk materials or even with single atoms or molecules. A nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. A sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick; a single gold atom is about a third of a nanometer in diameter.

Researchers seeking to understand the fundamentals of properties at the nanoscale call their work nanoscience; those focused on effective use of the properties call their work nanoengineering.

Encompassing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, nanotechnology involves imaging, measuring, modeling, and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.

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