Smart Materials Will Start To Come Into Their Own, Moving From Textiles And Sporting Equipment To Revolutionize Other Industries
Nanotechnology is what happens between Newton and Einstein. What Is Nanotechnology?
In the 1960s Feynman starts looking at the ultimate scale of miniaturization and predicts its importance within 40 years. He was right. Plenty of Room At The Bottom
<ul><li>The scale of nature </li></ul><ul><li>The smallest physical devices </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence of physics, chemistry, and biology </li></ul><ul><li>Small is better </li></ul><ul><li>Small is different </li></ul>The Ultimate Length Scale
<ul><li>“ When the length of the gate gets below 5 nanometers, tunneling will begin to occur.” </li></ul><ul><li>Paolo Gargini </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Technology Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Intel </li></ul>Trouble Ahead at Intel…And AMD "At 5-nanometer gate dimension, I would have to agree with [Intel].” Craig Sander VP of Process Technology Development AMD
Not Your Father’s Flat Screen Prediction: Between now and 2010, the displays market will undergo a revolution similar to the storage market for the last 10 years.
"GE should invent a new light bulb every hundred years or so.” Greg Chambers GE OLED lighting group Shedding Some Light
<ul><li>Energy Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Compact Size </li></ul><ul><li>Low Wattage </li></ul><ul><li>Low Heat </li></ul><ul><li>Long Life </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely Robust </li></ul><ul><li>Backwards compatible with existing lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Form factor independent </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with Integrated Circuits </li></ul>“ White light LED technology will change the lighting landscape as we know it.” - GE Lighting Bright Future Prediction: By 2010, OLED lighting will be mainstream. By 2025, it may be dominant.
Materials World Prediction: Smart Materials will start to come into their own, moving from textiles and sporting equipment to revolutionize other industries.
Get Energized Prediction: Nanotech-based soft materials will make solar cells efficient for some commercial uses by 2010. “ Distributed energy” will become major initiative.
… you’ll see it at the Nanotechnology Alliance / Nanobusiness Alliance tradeshows. May 17-19, 2006 NYC www.nanobusiness.org And If Any Of This Happens…
Dan Ratner Chairman Nanotechnology Alliance [email_address] 888-382-7058 Thank You!