Nanotechnology is the term given to the study of matter control at an atomic and molecular level. Nanotechnology is loosely defined as structures, which are smaller than 100 nanometers also known as 10-9.
One of the prominent problems still facing nanotechnology is how it should be defined. Most definitions include the study and control of phenomena and materials, which are smaller than 100nm. It is often stated that the average human hair is 80,000nm wide giving a perspective of the scale that nanotechnology logists work at.
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