When physics, chemistry and engineering combine, they give rise to something great which is nano-technology. ‘Nano’ refers to a unit prefix of one billionth and nano scale is at around 1-100 nanometers, used in science to define length and time.
Nano particles are synthesized to desired shape and size giving them exceptional features and abilities. Nano level is atomic and molecular where we see a lot of material behavior thus resulting in inventions and advantages superior to what can be accomplished through conventional science.
World renowned physicist and Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman, the man behind the nanotechnology concept has summed up this revolutionary field in one sentence: ‘there’s a lot to be done at the bottom’.
Professor Norio Taniguchi first coined the term Nano technology in 1974 and its studies and funding upticked after 2000.