Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2010

Plunkett's Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Almanac 2010

by Jack W. Plunkett



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593921729
Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

A Short Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Glossaryxi
How To Use This Book3
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Nanotechnology and MEMS Industry7
1) Introduction to Nanotechnology & MEMS7
2) What is Nanotechnology?8
3) A Brief History of Nanotechnology's Rapid Emergence9
4) Advances in Microscopes Enable Nanotechnology Research10
5) Self-Assembly and Fabrication on the Atomic Level Enable Nanomanipulation10
6) Innovations in Bucky Balls, Nanotubes and Single Wall Nanotubes (SWNTs) Make Commercial Production a Reality11
7) Nanotechnology & MEMS Applications in Optics and Displays Lead to a Breakthrough in Wireless Device Screens12
8) Nanotechnology Will Create Powerful Semiconductors in the Near Future13
9) Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense Digital Memory of the Future14
10) Nanotechnology Sees Applications in Fuel Cells and Solar Power—Micro Fuel Cells to Power Mobile Devices14
11) Advances and Applications Are Made in MEMS15
12) Government and Private Nanotechnology Research Funding is Substantial16
13) Nanotechnology Safety and Ethics Are a Major Concern16
14) High-Tech, Nanotech and Smart Fabrics Proliferate17
15) Nanotechnology Has a Growing Role in Sports Equipment18
16) Nanotechnology Converges with Biotech19
17) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care20
18) Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) Ready to Spread/Nanotechnology Applications20
19) Emphasis on R&D in Nanotechnology21
20) Nanochemicals Hold Promise for Advanced Coatings and Specialty Chemicals21
Chapter 2: Nanotechnology Industry Statistics23
Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Overview 201024
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget: 2009-201125
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Budget History: 2003-200926
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Actual Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 200927
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Estimated Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 201028
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Planned Agency Investments by Program Component Area: 201129
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Centers, Networks & User Facilities30
Lux Nanotech Index as of May 201032
Chapter 3: Nanotechnology & MEMS Industry Contacts Addresses, Telephone Numbers and Internet Sites33
Chapter 4: THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 300: Who They Are and How They Were Chosen61
Industry List, With Codes62
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups64
(The firms grouped by industry, and ranked by sales and profits) Alphabetical Index72
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State75
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country78
Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations79
Index by Firms with International Operations85
Individual Profiles on each of THE NANOTECHNOLOGY & MEMS 30088
Additional Indexes 
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities390
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Affiliations391

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