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Next Big Thing Is Really Small How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business

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ISBN-10: 1400046890

ISBN-13: 9781400046898

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jack Uldrich, Deb Newberry

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nanotechnology \na-no--tek-'nä-l -je-\ n (1987): the science of manipulating material at the atomic level Although nanotechnology deals with the very small—a nanometer is 1/80,000th the diameter of a human hair—it is going to be huge. From the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and the products we manufacture to the composition of our bodies, everything is made of atoms. And if we can manipulate the atom, then that changes the rules of the game for almost every product. Coal and diamonds, for example, are both constructed from carbon atoms. It’s merely the arrangement of the atoms that differentiates an inexpensive fuel source from a pricey engagement jewel. While the science of nanotech…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/11/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction
Nanotechnology: The Next Frontier
Interesting--But What Do I Have to Do?
Follow the Money, Follow the Leaders
Today: Nanotechnology Establishes a Foothold
2004 & 2005: Faster, Smaller, Cheaper, Better
2006-2008: The Avalanche Begins
2009-2013: Taking Control
2013 & Beyond: The World Becomes Smaller and Smarter
And in Conclusion ... This Is Just the Beginning
Notes
Resources
Acknowledgments
Index