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We are amazed at the continual advances in nanotechnology and its transition from highly specialized applications to everyday usage.  One of the latest breakthroughs with nanotechnology can potentially lead to lighter laptops.

 

Research led by the University of Akron, a team of researchers has created new materials that function in nanoscale.  Using a method known as “nanopatterning” which combines functioning molecular nanoparticles and polymers, researchers created what is known as “giant surfactants.”  These giant surfactants are a liquid solution that guides the size of electronic products.

 

What these lead to are smaller microchips which can in turn translate to lighter laptops.  Would you like to learn more about this breakthrough?  Check out the article at the University of Akron for more information.

 

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