Molecular Nanotechnology

Ralph Merkle's Molecular Nanotechnology website has extensive resources.

See also Gina "Nanogirl" Miller's Nanoindustries website for some great links.

August 2005, U. Nottingham: A Debate About Assembler Design

September 2008, Top Down vs. Bottom Up in Nanotechnology: Some Notes about the origin and use of the terms "Top Down" and "Bottom Up" as they relate to nanomanufacturing

Resources and References

Periodical Resources

(mostly web-based)

Technical Books

Non-Profit Organizations

The Institute for Molecular Manfacturing was established to provide funding for research to develop molecular nanotechnology. If you want to make it happen, this is the non-profit to support! (Okay, okay, I'm President so I'm biased.) Individuals may join at various levels of Senior Associate membership ($250 and up). Senior Associates of both IMM and FI meet annually; the meetings are informal, of high quality, and a lot of fun too.

Institute for Molecular Manufacturing
555 Bryant Street
Suite 354
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Telephone: (650) 917-1120
Fax: (650) 917-1120

The Foresight Institute was established to promote understanding of molecular nanotechology, and to help society reap the technology's potential benefits while avoiding its dangers. FI’s membership is broad-based and the periodic newsletter (about 6 times each year) should appeal to technical and non-technical alike. There are various levels of membership starting at $35 for a basic membership, which includes the newletter, up through Senior Associate memberships ($250 and up). The Foresight Institute has organized conferences on molecular nanotechnology in 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 1995.

Foresight Institute
P. O. Box 61058
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Telephone: 415-324-2490
Fax: 415-324-2497
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