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Nanomaterials is a field that takes a materials science-based approach to nanotechnology. It studies materials with morphological features on the nanoscale, and especially those that have special properties stemming from their nanoscale dimensions. Nanoscale is usually defined as smaller than a one tenth of a micrometer in at least one dimension, though this term is sometimes also used for materials smaller than one micrometer.
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Tonya Williams Stone
Jul 15 2013
Semana de la Nanociencia y Nanotecnologia en Colombia 2013
Apr 11 2013
Materials Modeling and Simulation for Nanotechnology
Jorge Mario Patino
Josué Itsman Clavijo
MARCELO FARIA LASMAR
Equilibrium Wulff Shape Generator
19 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: R. Edwin García, John Blendell
Wulff Shape Generator
HARISH A RAO
Monica Marie Cortez Allain
K. Birgitta Whaley
Molecular dynamics simulations of materials
What is MD?
Molecular dynamics involves the numerical solution of the classical equations of motion (F=ma) for every single atom in material. The result is a very detailed description of the...
05 May 2011 |
Educational activities about nanoscale science and engineering for students in grades K-12.
NanoDays - Artificial Photosynthesis with Biomimetic Nanomaterials: Self-Repairing Solar Cells
05 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jong Hyun Choi
What We Know and Don’t Know About the Toxicity of Nanomaterials: Challenges in Developing Experimental Approaches for Safety Assessment
29 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Peter L Goering
This seminar will summarize recent research activities at CDRH/FDA and highlight issues en countered in the characterization and biological responses of some prototypic nanomaterials.
Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics
18 Nov 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ken P. Chong
One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in transformative and translational research. The transcendent technologies include nanotechnology,...
TiCN/TiNbCN Multilayer System with Enhanced Tribological Properties
20 Oct 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Pedro Antonio Prieto
Improvement in the mechanical properties of hard coatings such monolayer (TiN, CrN, AlCN, WC-Co, TiCN) , has been achieved using compositional gradient WC/C layer, or multilayered type [transition metal/transition carbide]n, [transition metal/transition nitride]n, [TiCN/ZrCN]n, among others....