NANOMATERIALS . DETAIL:. The nanomaterials are particles in the size of 1 to 100 nanomters , equivalent to a billionth part of a meter The nanomaterials are divided in three categories: Nanoparticles Nanoplates Nanocomponents. Nanoparticles are mostly used in the medical area.
Illustrated are scanning electron micrographs of cleansed elemental selenium formed by bacteria (A-C) or synthesized chemically (D and E).