Nanotechnology and its Impact on the SH&E Profession Presented by Robert C. Adams, MS, CIH, CSP ENVIRON International Corporation Princeton NJ Overview Nanotechnology – a primer Applications for nanomaterials Types of engineered nanomaterials
Presented by Robert C. Adams, MS, CIH, CSP
ENVIRON International Corporation
Source: Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy
Materials used as light-emitting diodes with the color determined by the size of the quantum dots
Source: BBC News July 29, 2004
Silver nanowire 50nm thick, 100nm wide and 5µm long
Three stage nanoparticle cascade impactor capable of proving three particle size fractions - 32, 18 and 10 nm.
Source: MSP Corporation
Condensation particle counter capable of measuring particles to 10 nm.
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