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11-20-06 (Guest Speaker) - Nanoscience and Cancer Dr....

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Nanoscience and Cancer Dr. Andrew Lyon Nanoscale; primarily, a domain between the molecular world and the micro-world. The place where things begin to act differently. Why Nano? Fundamental Properties of Matter When do collections of molecules or atoms stop behaving as “bulk” materials? How do collection of nano-objects interact with each other and the outside world? Miniaturization Nano/molecular electronics Nano-reactors Nano-machines/robots Unique Optical/Electrical Properties Chemical/Biological Sensors/Labels Novel Light Sources Optical Switching/Displays/Antennae Mechanical Properties Ultra-tough composites Self-healing materials Acoustic dampening Adhesives Surface effects Wettability control High surface area materials Catalysis Biological Interfacing Drug Delivery Artificial Viruses/Viral Modification Biomaterials/Implants/stents, etc. Nano Philosophies -building material from designed nano-components can yield new materials not accessible from molecular precursors -Building materials from multiple
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