Chapter 1

Nanotechnology to Nanomanufacturing

W. Ahmed1, M.J. Jackson2 and I.Ul Hassan3

1School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

2Center for Advanced Manufacturing, MET, College of Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

3Dhofar University, College of Arts and Applied Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Sciences, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman


Nanotechnology is a term that is used to describe the science and technology related to the control and manipulation of matter and devices on a scale less than 100nm in dimension. It involves a multidisciplinary approach involving fields such as applied physics, materials science, chemistry, ...

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