"Nanotechnology (sometimes shortened to "nanotech") is the manipulation
of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale. The
earliest, widespread description of nanotechnology referred to the
particular technological goal of precisely manipulating atoms and
molecules for fabrication of macroscale products, also now referred
to as molecular nanotechnology. A more generalized description of
nanotechnology was subsequently established by the National Nanotechnology
Initiative, which defines nanotechnology as the manipulation of
matter with at least one dimension sized from 1 to 100 nanometers.
This definition reflects the fact that quantum mechanical effects
are important at this quantum-realm scale, and so the definition
shifted from a particular technological goal to a research category
inclusive of all types of research and technologies that deal with
the special properties of matter that occur below the given size
threshold. " -
Nanotechnology Manufacturers &
Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute
The umbrella organization for expanding and
coordinating Berkeley research and educational activities in nanoscale
science and engineering.
The Center for Affordable Nanoengineering of Polymer
Biomedical Devices | nsec.ohio-state.edu | 614-292-9271
| Columbus, OH
Carries out advanced research at the nanometer
scale - Ohio State University.
Center for NanoTechnology | nanotech.wisc.edu
Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The Center for Nanotechnology at the University of Washington
Rapid advances in nanoscale science
and technology can only thrive in a collaborative environment in
which faculty and students from different disciplines discuss ideas,
work together, and share their expertise. The Center for Nanotechnology
at the University of Washington addresses these changing realities.
It brings together faculty members and students from the Colleges
of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Pharmacy, and the School of Medicine.
Center for Responsible Nanotechnology | crnano.org
| 718-398-7272 | Brooklyn, NY
A non-profit think tank concerned
with the major societal and environmental implications of advanced
CNT - Center for NanoTechnology | ipt.arc.nasa.gov
| 650-604-2616 | Moffett Field, CA
From NASA Ames Research Center.
Foresight Nanotech Institute | foresight.org
Focusing on advancing beneficial nanotechnology and on maximizing
the benefits and minimizing the downsides of nanotechnology.
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology | ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/RecentIssue.jsp?punumber=7729
Archival journal devoted to the dissemination of new results and
discussions related to understanding the physical basis and engineering
applications of phenomena at the nanoscale level, across all areas
of science and engineering.
The Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN) | nano.org.uk
| +44 (0) 1786 447520 | Scotland
The IoN works closely with governments,
universities, researchers, and companies worldwide on developing
and promoting all aspects of nanotechnology. It also serves as a
key organizer of international scientific events, conferences, and
educational courses designed to encourage nanotechnology takeup
by industry, as well as stimulating interest in less developed countries.
Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility | inrf.uci.edu/index.asp
Develops and promotes engineered nanoscale systems through research,
education and outreach - University of California, Irvine.
International Association of Nanotechnology, Inc
| ianano.org | 916-529-4119 | Sacramento, CA
A non-profit organization
with the goals to foster scientific research and business development
in the areas of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for the benefits
Delft Institute of Microsystems and Nanoelectronics
| dimes.tudelft.nl | +31 15 2786234 | The Netherlands
Institute of Microelectronics and Submicron Technology DIMES Research
MIT Nanoengineering Group | web.mit.edu/nanoengineering
Research is focused on nanoscale energy transport, conversion,
Movies Show Nanotubes Bend Like Sluggish Guitar Strings
| sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/06/060628085933.htm Novel method
of filming individual nanotube movements - from Science Daily.
Nanoforum | nanoforum.org | +44 (0)141 330 2145
European Nanotechnology gateway providing news items from
across the EU including information from projects and organizations,
and offers customers a powerful advertising and dissemination service.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology | soe.stanford.edu/research/nano.html
| 650-723-8671 | Stanford, CA
Research at the Center for Research
on Information Storage Materials, Stanford University.
Nanoscience Research | bnl.gov/bnlweb/nanotechnology.asp
| 631-344-8000 | Upton, NY
Nanotechnology research site from
Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Nanotechnology | zyvex.com/nano
A brief introduction
to the core concepts of molecular nanotechnology, followed by links
to further reading. created by Dr. Ralph Merkle, hosted by Zyvex.
Nano Group | nano.unh.edu | Durham, NH
core group of scientists and engineers working on a range of nanotechnology
projects that are designed to make, move, model and characterize
nanoscale structures, surfaces and features. The University of New
Nanotechnology Institute | nano.asme.org | 212-591-7789
| New York, NY
Of ASME International - dedicated to furthering
the art, science and practice of nanotechnology.
Nanotechnology Journal | iop.org/EJ/journal/0957-4484
From Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited.
Nanotechnology Now | nanotech-now.com
news, and general information.
Nanotechnology Service of the European Commission
Provides an overview of nanotechnology
related activities at the European Commission.
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network, (NNIN)
| nnin.org | Ithaca, NY
An integrated partnership of thirteen
user facilities, supported by NSF, providing unparalleled opportunities
for nanoscience and nanotechnology research.
National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) | nano.gov
A federal R&D program established to coordinate the multiagency
efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.
Nanotechnology News | sciencedaily.com/news/matter_energy/nanotechnology
From ScienceDaily LLC.Nanowerk
source of nanotechnology information.
Network for Computational Nanotechnology | ncn.purdue.edu
| 765-494-7715 | West Lafayette, IN
Our mission is to connect
theory, experiment, and computation in a way that makes a difference
to the future of nanotechnology. While addressing challenges in
nanotechnology NCN researchers produce new algorithms, approaches,
and software tools with capabilities not yet available commercially.
NIST | nist.gov/public_affairs/nanotech.htm#nni
Nanotechnology at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Northeastern University | nano.neu.edu | 617-373-3294
| Boston, MA
Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, a nanoscale
science and engineering center.
PENN Regional Nanotechnology Facility | seas.upenn.edu/nanotechfacility
| 215-898-8718 | Philadelphia PA
Full-service center equipped
with a wide range of state-of-the-art instrumentation for materials
analysis. Nanoscale characterization of polymers, ceramics, composites,
metals, electronics, and thin films is conducted using scanning,
transmission, and scanning-transmission electron microscopes, atomic
force microscopes, and ion scattering techniques.
Scientific American, Inc | sciam.com/nanotech
Nanotechnology channel online.
Small Times Media | smalltimes.com | 734-994-1106
| Ann Arbor, MI
Leading source of business information and analysis
about micro and nanotechnology. Small Times Media offers full news
coverage through its business trade magazine, daily news Web site
and weekly e-mail newsletter and offers custom research services
through its EmTech research division.