Nanotechnology: A Technology Forecast
TSTC Publishing | June 1, 2003 | ISBN: 0976850397 | 82 pages | PDF | 1.7 Mb
Today, there is scarcely any subject that elicits more interest and excitement in the science/engineering community, the business community, and the knowledgeable general public than nanotechnology. Current or projected applications range from more sanitary toilet seats to improved treatments for cancer. Translating the potential of nanotechnology into valid future employment analyses is a very uncertain matter. This technology forecast is specifically designed to provide insights and data useful in identifying and initiating new technology-related programs in the field of nanotechnology. Report highlights include examinations of nanotechnology applications in the areas of: instrumentation, tools and computer simulations, materials, electronics/information technologies and optical appications, and life sciences. This forecast looks at the latest in nanotechnology, training strategies, current nanotechnology activities, the nature and rate of technical advances, and potential employment demands.