Nanotechnology: A Descriptive Account

  • Neslihan Aydogan-DudaEmail author
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM, volume 14)


It is Richard Feynman who inspired the theoretical and applied scientists to concentrate on nanotechnology with his famous lecture: “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom” (1959). In particular he pointed out a direction which no one has probed until that time: image and manipulate atoms and molecules and fabricate structures and devices atom by atom and molecule by molecule (Liu 2009).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Walker Center for Global EntrepreneurshipThunderbird School of Global ManagementGlendaleUSA

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