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Nanotechnology the topic of global technology roundtable listen

01/30/09 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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This morning at St. Petersburg’s Mahaffey Theater, executives from five weapons and technology companies, some with connections to the Tampa Bay area, discussed the future of nanotechnology.

Nanotechnology involves engineering on a very small scale. Most nanotech products are on the order of about 100 nanometers.

But just because a technology is small doesn’t make it nanotech. The properties or functions of the system must change at those small scales.

James Burns, senior vice...


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