Nanotechnology and Energy: Powerful Things from a Tiny World

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This publication provides an introduction to nanotechnology and energy developed by the National Nanotechnology Initiative.
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Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.
Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.

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National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US Federal Budget

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National Nanotechnology Inititive

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