TITLE

The sky's the limit

AUTHOR(S)
Challener, Cynthia
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/14/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the emergence of nanotechnology in several industries in the U.S. Reports say that nanotechnology has opened up a new realm of physical properties and material possibilities across all industries, including medicine, transportation and even space exploration. This article also identifies four main phases of nanotechnology commercialization and features several businesses that have embraced the technology in developing and improving their services.
ACCESSION #
28634772

 

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