National Nanotechnology Initiative; Research and Development Supporting the Next Industrial Revolution, Supplement to President’s FY 2004 Budget, August 2003

Subject Area:
NNI Budget
Author: NSTC/NNI/NSET
Publication Date: Aug. 29 2003

Description:

Provides a summary of the organization and management of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), highlights recent accomplishments, and outlines the challenges and vision for the coming fiscal year and beyond.


Nanotechnology Fact

A nanometer is one billionth of a meter. (A meter is 39.37 inches, or slightly longer than one yard.) The prefix “nano” means “one billionth”, or 10-9, in the international system for units of weights and measure. The abbreviation for nanometer is "nm."

For visual examples of the size of the nanoscale, see The Size of Nano.

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