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WALLA Lecture Series: Big Things from a Tiny World



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What Is Nanoscience? What is Nanotechnology?

Think really small–smaller than anything you have ever seen through a microscope. Think atoms and molecules. Now you are at the nanoscale. Nanoscience and nanotechnology are creating new tools for clean energy, lighter and more durable materials, filters for drinking water, detection and treatment of diseases, low energy lighting, etc. Learn about the promise of nanotechnology to improve lives and contribute to economic growth.

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In This Series

  1. WALLA Lecture: Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanoelectronics

    06 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    The 21st century is the age of nanoelectronics and will be transformed by increasingly powerful electronic products. At the same time, new applications that apply nanoelectronics to challenges in health, the environment, and energy will be increasingly important. This talk is an introduction to...

  2. WALLA Lecture: Social Implications of Nanoscience

    05 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ronald F. Turco

  3. WALLA Lecture: Ecological Implications of Nanotechnology

    05 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chad Jafvert

  4. WALLA Lecture: Solar Cells

    05 May 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard J. Schwartz, a resource for nanoscience and nanotechnology, is supported by the National Science Foundation and other funding agencies. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.