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Table of Contents
Foreword by James Murday, Chief Scientist, Office of Naval Research.
The Great Awakening. The Case for Nanotechnology.
2. Nanotechnology: What and Why?
Comments of David Swain, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Boeing Corp. What Nanotechnology Is Not. Major Branches of Research. Materials. Sensors. Biomedical Nanostructures. Energy. Electronics. Optics. Fabrication. Why Nanotechnology?
3. The New Battlespace.
The Changing Face of War. Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Challenge. Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Solutions. Part I: Detection. Part II: Protection. Part III: Remediation. The Modern Soldier. A Coat of Many Colors. Comments of Timothy M Swager, Professor of Chemistry and Associate Director, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies. The Man-Machine Interface. Out of Harm's Way. Better, Faster, Tougher, Smarter. Batteries Not Included. The Tip of the Iceberg. Comments of Debra Rolison, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.
4. Homeland Security.
The State of the Nation. Hardening the Hearts of Cities. Smelling Smoke. First Response. Clean It Up! Human Repair. The Information War. High-Performance Computing Comments of Kwan S Kwok, DARPA Program Manager. Cryptography. Flexible and Pervasive Computing. System Diversity and Survivability.
5. Environmental and Economic Aspects of Nanoscience.
Fabrication. Remediation of Ongoing Environmental Issues. Transportation. Energy. Comments of Richard Smalley, Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University. The Hydrogen Economy. Domestic Economic Implications. Global Economic Impact. The Economics of Security.
6. Society, Ethics, and Geopolitics.
Comments of Stan Williams, Senior HP Fellow and Director of Quantum Science Research, Hewlett-Packard. Information Tech, Biotech, Nanotech. Public Policy. Intellectual Property. Privacy and Civil Liberties. Education and Training. Amorality of Technology. Vigilance, Awareness, and Responsibility.
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