Media Advisory 14-004
Market report on emerging nanotechnology now available
NSF and NNCO-funded independent study identifies more than $1 trillion in global revenue from nano-enabled products in 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.
Nanotechnology, which alters the fundamentals of nature by manipulating matter on an atomic or molecular scale, is becoming a larger part of everyday life through its use in more than a thousand products ranging from solar panels and scratch-resistant automobile paint to enhanced golf clubs. This image shows a view from within a flattened, twisted carbon nanotube. Nanotubes are tiny tube-like structures that have unique electronic, thermal, and structural properties that make them potentially useful for nanotechnology, electronics, optics and other fields of materials science.
Credit: Vin Crespi, Pennsylvania State Physics. Distributed under the Creative Commons license
Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (181.0 KB)
Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.