Nanoparticles

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Applications of Nano-Technology: cosmetics + deoderant, stain resistant clothing...
ultrathin resistant polymers, photovoltaic cells (suns energy), tennis rackets and catalysts
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Nanoparticles are very small...
1nm = 0.000000001 m
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They include fullerenes which are molecules of carbon, shaped like...
hollow balls or closed tubes
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Fullerenes can be joined together to form nanotubes and...
all those covalent bonds make them very strong (electrical conductors also)
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What can be made using nanoscience - They have a large surface area to...
volume ratio, so could help make industrial catalysts
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Nanotubes can be used as stronger, lighter...
building materials
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Nanoparticles could make sensors to detect one type of...
molecule and nothing else
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'Smart' clothing can be made using nano-sized sensors to measure...
pulse and temperature
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1nm = 0.000000001 m

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Nanoparticles are very small...

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hollow balls or closed tubes

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all those covalent bonds make them very strong (electrical conductors also)

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volume ratio, so could help make industrial catalysts

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