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February 4th, 2008

Nano-manufacturing : The next big thing

Abstract:
Small is the new big. As is evident from reducing size of all the equipments and accessories that we are using. And helping produce smaller objects is the new technology called nanotechnology. It is the science of controlling matter on a scale smaller than one micrometer.

The fabrication of devices on this nano-scale has given rise to the birth of nano-manufacturing. It is a highly sophisticated field, as every modification to the atomic layer changes the properties of the material and the manufacturing process has to be highly precise in order to make controlled changes to the materials.

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