What is Nano Technology

  • is the science of very small particles with huge potentials.
  • it involves particles whose size can be measured in nanometers.
  • typically the size of nano particles lies in the range of 0.1 nm to 10nm.

Characteristics of Nano particles

  • they are tiny in size;
  • they have a very light weight;
  • very strong;
  • they have incredible large surface area;
  • very flexible.

Examples of chemical substances of nano-sized particles.

  • nano tubes
  • bucky balls.
  • graphine.

Properties of nanotubes

  • Good electrical conductors
  • High tensile strength
  • Mechanically stiff

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