25Nanotechnology: Greener Approach for Sustainable Environment

Ambika1 and Pradeep Pratap Singh2

1University of Delhi, Hansraj College, Department of Chemistry, Delhi 110007

2University of Delhi, Swami Shraddhanand College, Department of Chemistry, Delhi 110036

25.1 Introduction

Nanotechnology is a branch of science that deals with the different types of materials in nanoscale range. It offers opportunities for the development of new technologies to produce new products, to substitute existing production equipment, and to reformulate new materials and chemicals with improved performance resulting in less consumption of energy and materials, reduced harm to the environment, and environmental remediation. Nanotechnology presents an opportunity ...

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