Monday, May 28, 2007

Nanotechnology Resources:

Here I am listing some of the resources/ links about Nanotechnology.
Still I am in refining process and will be updating it soon. Please do share any link, articles you think that might be useful to include.

Web Links/Institutes
The National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) is a federal R&D program established to coordinate the multiagency efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. - Center for Responsible Nanotechnology - Wise-Nano project, is a collaborative website to study the facts and implications of advanced nanotechnology. This is a site for researchers worldwide to work together, helping to build an understanding of the technologies, their effects, and what to do about them.
Nanotechnology basics, news and general information.
The Project is dedicated to helping ensure that as nanotechnologies advance, possible risks are minimized, public and consumer engagement remains strong, and the potential benefits of these new technologies are realized.
The Institute of Nanotechnology is a charitable organization created to foster, develop and promote all aspects of science and technology in those domains where dimensions and tolerances in the range of 0.1 nm to 100nm play a critical role.
The Nano Science and Technology Consortium works to create a platform conducive for the growth, promotion and partnering in the field of Nano Science and Technology taking together industries, academics and government through consultative, advisory and educative processes which will provide growth platform for organizations, academics and governments for harnessing the Nano potential at Global level.
The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network ( NNIN ) is an integrated partnership of thirteen user facilities, supported by NSF, providing unparalleled opportunities for nanoscience and nanotechnology research.
The network provides extensive support in nanoscale fabrication, synthesis, characterization, modeling, design, computation and hands-on training. in an open, hands-on environment, available to all qualified users.
Offering the world's most comprehensive and diverse array of foundry processes and design expertise to take your MEMS and nanoscale projects from prototyping to production. National Research laboratory . Who’s and How’s of Nanotechnology.
Many Excellent Links related to Nanotechnology – EXCELLENT SOURSE Nanotech Law/Patent related things.

Nanotech IP LegalThe Nanotech Company's Corporate Development Team member, Steve Maebius, heads up Foley & Lardner's excellent IP team. Headlines, Reports etc related to Nanopharmaceuticals. NASA Center for Nanotechnology - Website focused on clearly explaining the concepts behind nanotechnology applications. - The Who is who of nanotechnologies - More Europe Specific
Check Your Nano IQ

NanoComputer Dream Team - Multidisciplinary project to make Earth's first nanometer supercomputer via Internet.
Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI)
The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) is chartered with the promotion and integration of nano and other advanced technologies through education, technology and business development. - Ralph Merkle's Home Page Nanotechnology, Molecular Manufacturing, and Productive Nanosystems IndiaNano
The Nanotechnology Research and Innovation Foundation (IndiaNano) is the Intellectual Property holding arm of the IndiaCo group. A not for profit society, IndiaNano functions as a venture Creation engine and technology transfer centre with an aim to catalyze public-private partnerships to create commercially viable nanotechnology enterprises. Institute for Molecular Manufacturing Institute for Soldier Nanotechnology Minnesota Nanotechnology Center.
INEX: Nanotechnology Exploitation
Innovation Relay Centre for Scotland
National Nanotechnology Initiative
Nature Materials
Biotech Directory Nanotechnology
Nano-Net European - Japanese Network for New Industries
Nanowerk LLC
Technology for Industry
The nanoHUB is a web-based initiative spearheaded by the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN). The NCN has a vision to pioneer the development of nanotechnology from science to manufacturing through innovative theory, exploratory simulation, and novel cyber infrastructure.
Nanotube Modeler is a program for generating xyz-coordinates for Nanotubes and Nanocones. The Fullerene library by M.Yoshida may be accessed as well. Generated geometries may be viewed using the integrated viewer or by calling a viewer program of your choice. This program is based on the JNanotubeApplet but has improved and extended features.

Blogs - News and Events A blog devoted to emerging patent developments in the areas of microelectromechanical systems and nanotechnology. Independent nanotechnology information and commentary A weblog of nanotech its impact on the public :: tracking issues related to media coverage, public opinion, public policy, and public understanding of nanotechnology. Tracking the advances along different development pathways to molecularly precise manufacturing. Emerging technologies – bio, nano, info technology, and AI - are set to transform every sector of the economy, even as they add to the asymmetric threats that characterize our future. The OFFICIAL BLOG of professional operators with backgrounds in technology, entrepreneurship, and business living in the East Tennessee region including the area known as the "Knoxville - Oak Ridge: Innovation Valley". Minnesota Nanotechnology. This is a Nanotechnology blog dedicated to the continuing evolution and development of nanocrystals in chemistry, engineering, physics and biology. A blog devoted to emerging patent developments in the areas of microelectromechanical systems and nanotechnology.
Thoughts on the future of nanotechnology from Richard Jones. his blog is a repository of opinions on current events in the world of nanotechnology and risk. Specifically, it deals with perspectives on environmental health and safety of nanomaterials. This blog reports on a host of issues associated with research and policy of nanotechnology. The blogger is a PI or CoPI on three NSF grants. Opinions expressed here are his own. They should be NEITHER attributed to NOR associated with USC's NanoCenter, the University of South Carolina, North CarolinaState University, or the National Science Foundation. ABSTRACT ART - Monochromatic electron microscope scans of nano-sculptures created by the artist through chemical or/and physical processing are digitally painted and printed with archival inks on canvas or fine art paper.

Portals - Free access Nanotechnology Information Site, News, New Products, Supplier and Expert Directory.

Nanotechnology-specific news, products, jobs, events and information. Includes articles about nanotechnology of interest to the general public. Comprehensive nanoscience and nanotechnology resources

Communities - Spanish Nanotech Network Forum/Community The key aim of the NanoMicroClub and its networking meetings is to focus on bringing together nano and microtechnology companies, and providing them with an excellent opportunity to network with selected corporate members and key mentors from leading companies. NFT is an initiative funded by private individuals, corporations, and other foundations to accelerate research in nanotechnology by increasing the visibility of nanotechnology research, expanding research funding, and recruiting the best Nanotechnology researchers from around the world to come to Texas. - European nanotechnology trade alliance Nanotech Japan Nano Irish AtomWorks is a coalition of science and industry leaders dedicated to catalyzing nanotechnology development and commercialization in Illinois and throughout the Midwest. Irish Nanotech Association.

News Sites - Nanotechnology Forum and News Portal. LATEST NANOTECHNOLOGY NEWS: Difficult to figure how they make any money, but this is an interesting and informative site anyway, especially with regard to its monthly calendar of nanotech events worldwide that never fails to uncover the smallest, exotic, most esoteric nano-conferences out there.
A well-produced site with mostly original news stories on small (micro, MEMS, and nano) technologies. The site covers most nanotech developments, with a bias towards the business side, and categorizes the stories well. They also produce a glossy magazine and boast a small tech index. Owned by a prominent nano-vc firm. europe’s largest independent nanotech news the wave ™
Understand nanotechnology clearly, learn about nanotech sectors and new nanoproducts.
Get up-to-date evaluations of nanocompanies ,Obtain wise nanotechnology investment strategies. News.

Information Sites -Links is an online nanotechnology resource focusing on education of the general public and distribution of nanotech products.

Educational We work to enhance public appreciation of science and engineering through a central theme of "Exploring the Nanoworld" using:· web dissemination to novice learners· presentations in general public venues· contributions to popular publications and media Resource Portal -A repository for the collection and dissemination of information for NSEE Community.
NNIN has as its goals a wide variety of educational outreach that spans the spectrum of K-gray, i.e. school aged children through adult professionals. Education and outreach components of the NNIN include network-wide programs to address needs at the national scale and more specific efforts for communities that are local to network sites.
Te purpose and mission of The NanoTechnology Group Inc., is the facilitation of development of innovative Nano scale Science Education to include subject specific math curriculum targeted for grades preK-20, featuring Interactive Virtual Nano Science Classrooms for Global access and Virtual Interactive Nano Science Laboratories (nano-lab) for experiential learning, along with Massive Online Role-playing Games for Education globally.
National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering Big Picture on Naotechnology
Nanocos: The Card Game of Nanotechnology Concepts - Elements Information NanoMissiontm the world's first scientifically accurate interactive 3d learning game based on understanding nano-sciences and nanotechnology.

Societies SMEBC is a non-profit international society which fosters the interdisciplinary study of molecular electronics, ionics and photonics and information processing in natural and artificial molecular and biomolecular systems. Materials Research Society
(International Council of Nanotechnology) ICON is an international, multi-stakeholder organization whose mission is to develop and communicate information regarding potential environmental and health risks of nanotechnology, thereby fostering risk reduction while maximizing societal benefit. Molecular Manufacturing Shortcut Group
Romote the development of nanotechnology as a means to facilitate the settlement of space. Taiwan Nanotech

Courses -Schools Nanoelectronics courses from Perdue
This gives Listing of various Nano Courses in Europe.

Books Nanotechnology Books List with Reviews

Articles - Myths and realities of nano futures BBC
BBC-In pictures: Nanotechnology - Building the future from the bottom up

Social and Ethical Issues in Nanotechnology
This portal aims to foster understanding of the social and ethical dimensions of nano R&D. It is meant both as a starting point to your inquiries, and as a returning point in your research.
To this end, Illinois Institute of Technology's (IIT's) Center on Nanotechnology and Society, an affiliate of the Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future (IBHF), at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been created to catalyze informed interdisciplinary research, education and dialogue on the ethical, legal, policy, business, and broader societal implications of nanoscale science and technology - all with a special focus on the human condition.
To develop innovative electronic, photonic, and magnetic nanoscale systems that collectively have potential to revolutionize information technology including electronics, communications, information storage and sensors.

Multimedia presentations are an important part of NNIN's education, training, and technology transfer offerings. Gathered here are a variety of multimedia offerings served directly from NNIN as well as from individual sites.

“Productive Nanosystems: From molecules to superproducts” Very Nice Educational Videos. Nanotech Podcasts
Nanotechnology- The new Plastic
Nanowires and Nanocrystals for Nanotechnology
Truth of Nanotechnology
Fascinating Nanotechnology
MEMS: Tools for Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology - Carbon Nanotubes
University of Nottingham Nanoscience Debate
Cancer Institute

NNI Centers Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers

Arizona State University Center for Nanotechnology in Society
Columbia University Center for Electronic Transport in Molecular Nanostructures
Harvard University Center for Nanoscale Systems and their Device Applications
Museum of Science Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Northeastern University Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Northwestern University NSEC for Integrated Nanopatterning and Detection
Ohio State University Center for Affordable Nanoengineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute NSEC for Directed Assembly of Nanostructures
Rice University Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology
Stanford UniversityCenter for Probing the Nanoscale
University of California, Berkeley Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems
University of California, BerkeleyCenter for Scalable and Integrated Nano-Manufacturing
University of California, Santa Barbara Center for Nanotechnology in Society
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Center for Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems
University of Pennsylvania Nano / Bio Interface Center
University of Wisconsin NSEC on Templated Synthesis and Assembly at the Nanoscale
Northwestern University National Center for Learning & Teaching in Nanoscale Science & Engineering
Museum of Science Center for Nanoscale Informal Science Eduction
Cornell University National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Purdue University Network for Computational Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Quick Guide from Scidev Latest Nanotechnology from Japan

Conference/Event Sites

Nano for Kids Nanoscience for High School Students Its nano world

Products/Company -SET/Characterization etc CNT Material/Devices/ Systems products
Nano-Master, Inc. serves a broad range of industries and markets including Semiconductor, MEMS, Opto-electronics, Nano Technology, Manufacturing and R&D Markets. It provides state of art solutions in plasma processing, sputtering, thermal and e-beam evaporation, ion beam etching, megasonic wafer/mask cleaning, single wafer chemical processing and ultra-pure chemical handling technologies.

Nano-Master, Inc. manufactures a complete line of sputtering systems with reactive sputtering, co-sputtering and combinatorial sputtering, PECVD tools, RIE and Deep RIE systems along with thermal and e-beam evaporators, and single wafer megasonic cleaners.
NN-Labs, LLC (Nanomaterials and Nanofabrication Laboratories) is a privately held nanotechnology company based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We have developed a variety of standardized colloidal nanocrystals that are available for purchase. NN-Labs is dedicated to offering, not only the highest quality nanocrystals, but superior customer service as well. This is why we strive to do our best to accommodate our customers' specific needs by welcoming custom orders. NN-Labs is continually researching methods for the development of new types of nanocrystals and nanocrystal based technologies such as LED lights, solar cells, biolabels, etc. Please take a moment to browse through our site.
Mission: RF MEMS and Nanotechnology Research, Consulting, and Education
Research: RF MEMS Devices and Circuits , Photonic Bandgap Crystal Devices (at Acoustic, Microwave and Optical length scales), Nanoelectromechanical Quantum Circuits and Systems
anonex NIL solution offers low-cost, high-throughput, large-area patterning of 3D nanostructures with sub-10 nm resolution and accurate overlay alignment. It also includes all forms of nanoimprinting, such as thermoplastic, uv-curable, thermal curable, and direct imprinting (embossing). The Nanonex NIL solution can meet the needs of a broad spectrum of markets, such as optical devices, displays, data storage, biotech, semiconductor ICs, chemical synthesis, and advanced materials. Carbon Nanotubes Production and Nanotechnology Services - CNT
nanoTox™ facilitates and accelerates the transition of safe nanotechnology from research and development into the marketplace.

nanoTox™ provides unique, cost-effective nanotoxicological tests and safety screening platforms that are effective and essential for nanotechnology design and engineering.
Mad City Labs, Inc is the leading American manufacturer of nanopositioning systems with sub-nanometer precision at an affordable price. We have the largest product line of nanopositioning systems available and specialize in custom nanopositioner applications. - AFM/Scanning Probe Microscopy
nPoint, Inc. is expanding the nano-frontier by providing nanopositioning tools to the world's most advanced laboratories and manufacturers.

Europe Specific Nanofactory Instruments
Nanotechnology tools industry, a one-stop-shop for nanotools for transmission electron microscopy. Product development, as well as through in-depth co-operation with eminent laboratories, research facilities and corporations. Nanofactory specialises in the application of nanoscale engineering to high-volume consumer products. We sign-post and showcase world-leading expertise, capabilities and facilities in micro- and nanotechnologies across the Yorkshire universities.

MikroMasch supplies a wide range of AFM probes, calibration gratings and other accessories for scanning probe microscopes.
Nanogate Germany
NanoLab Inc. NanoLab offers a wide variety of nanomaterials, including aligned nanotube arrays, carbon nanotube powders, nanoparticles and nanowires. We are also working to develop products in fields of composites, optical devices and field emission.
Nanoworld - Scanning probes for AFM.
Quantum Precision Instruments - Developing atomic precision sub-nanometer and sub-nanoradian positioning metrological devices and Nano Electro-Mechanical Systems (NEMS).
Nanophase Technologies Corporation Nanophase Technologies is an industry-leading nanocrystalline materials innovator and manufacturer with an integrated family of nanomaterial technologies.
Activery Activery uses Supercritical Fluids (SCF) for the design, development and production of novel Crystal forms and innovative Drug Delivery Systems.
Other Nanotech Companies
The Nanotech Company, LLC is the leading, independent advisory firm that assists emerging nanotech companies achieve their corporate development goals by accessing its significant scientific, corporate development, and financial advisory resources.
This site contains a fairly thorough listing of nanotech companies, categorized by industry. The site also allows you to add your company/site to the index Database of MEMS and Nanotechnology companies. MANCEF globally supports the creation, exchange, and dissemination of knowledge vital to people, organizations, and governments interested in the commercialization of miniaturization technologies. - National Measurement Laboratory - Nanotech Market Research Aalyze provides investors with a controlled environment to research, analyze, and discuss "true" nanotechnology companies. Nano tech Stocks Nanotechnology Info for Invertors. nanotechnology investment and business related

Nanotechnology Journals
Nanotechnology ( Institute of Physics )
IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (IEEE)
Journal of Nanoparticle Research (Kluwer Academic)
Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology
Nano Letters (American Chemical Society)
Biomedical Microdevices (Kluwer Academic)
Nanotechnology Now (Mostly Business)
Small Times (General topics)
Forbes/Wolf Nanotech Report (Business and investing)
Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology A weekly multijournal compilation of the latest research on nanoscale systems. Published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society.
Nano LettersHome site of Nano Letters, a premiere scientific journal geared specifically for nanotechnology research. Published by the American Chemical Society (ACS), accessing full articles requires a subscription. Nanotechnology Law & Business (NLB) is a peer reviewed journal devoted to the legal, business, and policy aspects of small scale technologies. NLB provides valuable expert insights and analysis for all professionals involved in these fast-developing fields.

Some Global Nano Links
Global Nanotechnology Network(GNN)

Irish Nanotechnology Association
Plastic Industry Case Study

International Association of Nanotechnology (IANT)
National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)
Nanotechnology Database
Center for Biological and Eivironmental Naotechnology (CBEN)
Center for Nanotechnology (University of Washington)
Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN)
Stanford Nanofabrication Facility (SNF)
Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS, Harvard University)
Nanotec Nanofabrication Facility at UC, Santa Barbara
nanoHUB¡¡online simulation and more
Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN)


Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN)
Micro and Nanotechnology Manufacturing Initiative (U.K.,DTI)
UK Micro and Nanotechnology(MNT) Network
UK MNT Directory (of Facilities and Services)



National Institute for Nanotechnology

NanoMat Karlsruhe
Institut fur Nanotechnologie (INT, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)
Kompetensnetze Deutschland networking for innovation
ENNaB Excellence Network NanoBioTechnology
HanseNanoTec Competence Center Nanotechnology in Hamburg
NanoBioNet Center of Excellence of Nanobiotechnology(CC-NanoBioTech Center of Competence in Nanobiotechnology)
CC-NanoChem Network of Excellence for Chemical Nanotechnology
NanoOp Competence Center for the Application of Nanostructures in Optoelectronics Nano-CC-UFS Nanotechnology Center of Competence "Ultrathin Functional Films Saxony" CC UPOB Competence Center Ultra-precise Surface Figuring
INM Leibniz-Institut fuer Neue Materialien


Interuniversity MicroErectronic£ó Center ¡ÊIMEC)

Australian Research Council Nanotechnology Network (ARCNN)

Nano Technology Research Association (NTRA)

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology(NCNST) of China

Nanotechnology Center of the Industrial Technological Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI)

1 comment:

J said...

There is one more site that speaks of the new trends and prospects of nanotechnology: