apo223 Unit D - Arria Owlia EE 302 Preston 10/26/2007 Unit...

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Arria Owlia EE 302 – Preston 10/26/2007 Unit D – Current Issues in Electrical Engineering Article: NANO PARTICLES WITHOUT MACROPROBLEMS: QUICK AND DIRTY From IEEE Spectrum September 2007 Nanotechnology has been constantly gaining ground in our world for the past twenty years, and is now at the point where it can be found almost anywhere. Over 500 products in our market have incorporated some type of nanotechnology, for example paints, tennis rackets, and even washing machines. Although these technologies have a great potential benefit for our economy and lifestyles, the nanotechnological chemicals and related substance can pollute our air, water, and soil. The time to prevent a large problem is now. Nanotechnology refers to any sort of technology that has at least one dimension in the nanometer (1x10 -9 m) scale. A molecule of water has a 0.2nm dimension, thus being classified as smaller than a nanotechnology object. The industry at the head of this
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