Nanomaterials

Technology Map Detailed Contents September 2014

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Nanotechnology Concepts
  • Nanomaterials
    • Nanoparticles
    • Nanoporous Materials
    • Nanofilms and Nanocoatings
    • Nanofibers
    • Nanocapsules
    • Nanowires
    • Nanocomposites
    • Carbon-Based Nanomaterials
    • Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials
  • Manufacture of Nanomaterials
  • Top-Down Approaches
  • Bottom-Up Approaches
  • Computer Modeling and Simulation
  • Characterization

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Chemicals, Minerals, and Materials Technologies and Processes
    • Characterization and Inspection Tools
    • Information-Processing Technologies
    • Nanobiotechnology
    • Manufacturing Techniques
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors

Areas to Monitor

  • Graphene
  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanotoxicity and Public Perception
  • Regulation
  • Intellectual-Property Strategies
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanomanufacturing and Process Integration
  • Medical Applications of Nanomaterials
  • Advanced Computational Methods
  • Characterization and Diagnostic Tools
  • Molecular Self-Assembly and Replication: Wild Card

Implications of Commercialization

  • Advanced Nanomaterials in Niche Markets
  • Nanomaterials and an Underprepared Market
  • Nanomaterials and a Prepared Market
  • Everything in Place

Opportunities

  • Automotive Industry
    • Considerations for Nanomaterial Adoption
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Aerospace and Defense Industry
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Nanoelectronics
    • Industry Structure
    • Nanoelectronic Materials and Areas of Opportunity
  • Sensors
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Energy Conversion
    • Energy Conversion
    • Photovoltaics
    • Fuel Cells
    • Thermoelectricity
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Energy Storage
    • Rechargeable Batteries and Supercapacitors
    • Hydrogen Storage
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities: Rechargeable Batteries
    • Commercial Opportunities: Supercapacitors
    • Commercial Opportunities: Hydrogen Storage
  • Medicine and Health Care
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Consumer Products
    • Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Construction Products
    • Insulation
    • Structure
    • Nonstructural Materials
    • Coatings
    • Environmental Considerations
  • Pollution Control

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