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Types of Nanotechnology

Carbon Based
Carbon Based

Carbon-based nanotechnology materials for biomedical engineering (Nanowerk Spotlight) Carbon nanomaterials such as nanotubes or graphene not only are widely researched for their potential uses in industrial applications, they also are of great interest to biomedical engineers working on nanotechnology applications.

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Metal Based
Metal Based

Spherical and ellipsoidal configured carbon nanomaterials are defined as fullerenes, while cylindrical ones are described as nanotubes. Metal Based Materials: The main component of these particles is metal. These nanomaterials include nanogold, nanosilver and metal oxides, such as titanium dioxide and closely packed semiconductor like quantum dots.

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