Nanosilver. Breakthrough or Biohazard?. Silver Through the Ages. 1861. ca. 750 B.C. ca. 50 A.D. Silver Nanoparticles ~15 nm in diameter. How Small is a Nanometer?. A nanometer = one billionth of a meter = .000000001 meters. How Many Dots?. 9 dots per side x 6 sides
Breakthrough or Biohazard?
ca. 750 B.C.
ca. 50 A.D.
~15 nm in diameter
A nanometer = one billionth of a meter
= .000000001 meters
9 dots per side x 6 sides
= 54 dots
6 dots per cube x 27 cubes
= 162 dots
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Additional funding for development of this product was provided by the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center headquartered at Harvard University and the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing headquartered at Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts-Lowell and the University of New Hampshire, with support from the National Science Foundation.