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Part 1: Fundamental concepts in nanoscience and nanotechnologies

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The first part of the training kit covers the fundamental concepts in nanoscience and nanotechnologies and is organised in the seven chapters -which are available to download below:

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies
  • Chapter 2 - Nanoscience in Nature
  • Chapter 3 - History of Nanotechnologies
  • Chapter 4 - Fundamental "Nano-effects"
  • Chapter 5 - Overview of Nanomaterials
  • Chapter 6 - Characterization Methods
  • Chapter 7 - Fabrication Methods

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