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February 1, 2009

Cover Story: Nano Know-How

This brief introduction to nanotechnology provides a basic understanding to those new to the field

Charles R. Richard Patent Attorney

Most chemical engineers and chemists are aware of the recent excitement generated by nanotechnology, but many may wonder what all the fuss is about. Nanotechnology deals with small, nanometer-scale objects, which chemical engineers and chemists deal with everyday, at least in the form of atoms and molecules. Even so, those who realize that there is some distinction are often a little unsure of the "nuts and bolts" involved....

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