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Micro and Nanotechnologies

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View Resource A Brief History of Nanotechnology

http://nano4me.live.subhub.com/downloads/20090506?

This module is provided by Nano4Me.org, a product of the National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK Center) which is based at the Penn State College of Engineering and is funded through the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. The module, which is available for download in PDF format, includes a brief history of...

View Resource A Compendium of Nano-/Microfabrication Facilities

http://people.seas.harvard.edu/~jones/lab_arch/nano_faciliti...

This site offers a collection of nano/micro- fabrication facilities in the United States. The site's creator writes: "As part of the planning process for Harvard's new physical sciences building (NPSB), I thought I should familiarize myself with nano-/microfacilities that have been designed and built recently at other academic institutions. I have found that it has been most useful for me to...

View Resource A Nano-Introduction to Nanotechnology

http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=NAN105

A very small and generic introduction to the subject of nanotechnology. What makes nanoscience special? What is the history of nano? What can nanotechnology be used for by scientist and industry? What are the ethical and enviromental challenges?

View Resource A Nanotechnology Experiment for Undergraduate Engineering Programs: Carbon Nanotube Production using Electric Discharge Machining

http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalho...

A novel experiment for an undergraduate engineering course, the Engineering of Manufacturing Processes is described. The experiment demonstrates a process of manufacturing carbon nanotubes using a variation of the arc discharge method. Carbon nanotubes are synthesized in oil by electric discharge machining using two graphite electrodes. Pedagogical justifications and sustainability of the...

View Resource A Student's Perspective: Nanotechnology

http://www.cneu.psu.edu/pdfs/Vanderslice_AML.pdf

This article, published in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, was written by a nanotechnology student and includes her thoughtful perspectives on her educational experiences. At the time of the article's publication, Amy was a senior ECE student at Rowan University.

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