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What is Nanotechnology?

What is Nanotechnology? Nanotechnology is a word that most of us know, but have no idea what it is. There are many sci-fi movies where the characters use small devices, usually robots to accomplish a task, but that is not entirely correct. Many people mistakenly believe that nanotechnology is just making devices on a smaller scale. While some of this is true, it does not define the size of a nanotechnology device. This is a subject that has been around for a while, but it is not fully defined either. Nanotechnology in Medicines The idea of ​​nanotechnology was first proposed by physicist Richard Feynman in 1959 during his speech "There is a lot of room at the bottom". During his speech, he shared his desire to build things on a smaller scale. In 1960, two scientists, Mohammed Attala and Dawon Kahng created a MOSFET with a length of only 100 nm. But the term nanotechnology was used for the first time by Norio Taniguchi who worked as a professor at the U