NNI Brochure

Subject Area:
NNI Brochures
Author: NSET
Publication Date: Oct. 28 2011

Description:

A trifold brochure providing an overview of the Federal Government's National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). If you would like a hard copy to be mailed to you, contact info@nnco.nano.gov

 

(Updated May 2017)


Nanotechnology Fact

Depending on the shape, the application, or the components, nanomaterials may be called by a variety of different names, including nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanofilms, nanoshells, nanospheres, nanowires, nanoclays, nanoconcrete, nanopolymers, and much more. Other nanomaterials have distinct qualities that have led researchers to call them by other non-nano prefix names, such as quantum dots or graphene. Generally speaking, nanomaterials are objects with one or more dimension at the nanoscale. Efforts to standardize these words are currently underway, for example, by the International Organization for Standardization. For more information, visit the Standards page.

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