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Volume 8, Number 2 / August issue 2022
José António Filipe, Manuel Alberto M. Ferreira
Analysis of nanosciences and nanotechnology and their applications
Abstract

The small world of matter is getting smaller and smaller. Nano sciences in recent years had huge developments allowing nanotechnologies to take enormous steps in the development of materials and processes. Numerous applications in a wide scope of fields are very beneficial for humans, and many researches in development are very promising. Applications in medicine, industry, electronics, energy, or aeronautics are only some examples of areas where enormous benefits exist, and potentialities are clear. Some nanotechnologies are already applied and others are in development or testing phases.
Keywords: Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, nanoscale, processes, medicine, industry, energy, devices

Cite this article:
José António Filipe, Manuel Alberto M. Ferreira. Analysis of nanosciences and nanotechnology and their applications. Acta Scientiae et Intellectus, 8(2); 2022, 5-27.


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