- About Us
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
March 27th, 2005
Chris Phoenix: Yes, there are a lot of practical issues to be solved (before a nanofactory will be built). To discuss all the issues would require a book; even to list them would require several pages. No one has pulled together this discussion, and anyone looking at only part of it will be able to find lots of [apparent] holes. But I have spent sixteen years thinking about this, and several years studying it intensively, and I think I have looked at most of the issues. Every one appears solvable. For most of them, the solution appears straightforward and does not impose much constraint on the rest of the system.
I am not saying that developing a nanofactory infrastructure will be easy. I'm saying that it could be done fairly quickly, given a well-funded well-focused effort--and that effort will be very worthwhile.
|Related News Press|
Preparing for Nano
Searching for a nanotech self-organizing principle May 1st, 2016
Nanotechnology is changing everything from medicine to self-healing buildings: Nanotechnology is so small it's measured in billionths of metres, and it is revolutionising every aspect of our lives April 2nd, 2016
Durnham University's DEEPEN project comes to a close September 26th, 2012
Explaining how 2-D materials break at the atomic level January 20th, 2017
Tip-assisted chemistry enables chemical reactions at femtoliter scale November 16th, 2016
Scientists come up with light-driven motors to power nanorobots of the future: Researchers from Russia and Ukraine propose a nanosized motor controlled by a laser with potential applications across the natural sciences and medicine November 11th, 2016