NNI Supplement to the President's 2011 Budget

Subject Area:
NNI Budget
Author: NNI/NSET
Publication Date: Feb. 2 2010

Description:

Nanotechnology Fact

The term "nanomaterial" refers to nanoscale materials, or materials that contain nanoscale structures internally or on their surfaces. These can include engineered (or man-made) nanometer-scale objects such as nanoparticles, nanotubes, and nanofilms, as well as naturally occurring nanoparticles such as volcanic ash, sea spray, and smoke.

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