The Little Details

Bigham, Roy
April 2011
Pollution Engineering;Apr2011, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p7
Trade Publication
The article offers information on nanotechnology. It defines nanotechnology as the study of materials whose thickness is less than 100 nanometers (nm). It explores the possibility of lessening energy consumption and transforming electronic devices into smaller sizes for convenience, through nanotechnology. It adds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other agencies support the research on nanotechnology projects which aims to assess the risks of using nanoparticles.


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